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Self-Study Quiz: NCLEX® Review Questions

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This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
According to psychological theorists, personality traits associated with drug abuse include: (Select all that apply.)

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Question 2.
The nurse is assessing a client who has a current history of alcohol dependence for signs of major withdrawal. What findings would the nurse expect to find?

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Question 3.
A priority nursing diagnosis for the client experiencing delirium tremens is:

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Question 4.

The client presents in the emergency room with constricted pupils, slurred speech, drowsiness, and respirations of 8/min. The person who accompanied the client to the emergency room reports the client had taken an unknown quantity of meperidine (Demerol) tablets 30 minutes earlier. Which medication should the nurse anticipate giving the client?
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Question 5.
A graduate nurse is assigned to work on a unit with mentally ill chemically abusing (MICA) clients. Which of the following statements by the nurse is reason for concern?

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Question 6.
Which factor does not increase the risk of a teenager developing a drug dependence?

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Question 7.

The nurse is completing an admission assessment for a client admitted to the medical unit with a diagnosis of Acute Alcohol Intoxication. When asked to describe his drinking pattern and amount, the client states, “I only drink when I am under a lot of stress.” The client’s response indicates what defense mechanism?
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Question 8.
Treatment interventions to assist the client with a current history of drug and alcohol abuse and prevent relapse include: (Select all that apply.)

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Question 9.
Which of the following statements by the client participating in group therapy for meperidine (Demerol) abuse indicates that the client is making progress in treatment?

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Question 10.
The client with paranoid schizophrenia and cocaine abuse is at risk for:

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