August 14, 2011

NCLEX-RN Practice Question Challenge!


Correct Answer: 1

1: CORRECT | Assessment: Outcome priority, parathyroid gland may be injured. This causes hormone levels to decrease, which causes a decrease in blood calcium. Early signs include tingling of fingers, toes and lips
2: Assessment: Outcome desired but not priority. If blood glucose 50 mg/dL, symptoms include anxiety & weakness
3: Assessment: Outcome desired but not priority. If potassium 3.5 mEq/L, symptoms include vomiting & dysrhythmias
4: Assessment: Outcome desired but not priority. If sodium 135 mEq/L, symptoms include muscle cramps & hemiparesis