When helping a client who isrecovering from a stroke to walk, thenurse aide should assist:

  1. on the client's strong side

  2. on the client's weak side

  3. from behind the client

  4. with a wheelchair

Answer:

B

The purpose for padding side rails onthe client's bed is to:

  1. use them as a restraint

  2. have a place to connect the callsignal

  3. protect the client from injury

  4. keep the client warm

Answer:

C

The Heimlich maneuver (abdominalthrust) is used for a client who has:

  1. a bloody nose

  2. a blocked airway

  3. fallen out of bed

  4. impaired eyesight

Answer:

B

To avoid pulling the catheter whenturning a male client, the cathetertube must be taped to the client's:

  1. bed sheet

  2. upper thigh

  3. bed frame

  4. hip

Answer:

B

If the nurse aide discovers fire in aclient's room, the FIRST thing do is:

  1. call the nurse in charge

  2. try to put out the fire

  3. open a window

  4. remove the client

Answer:

D

Which of the following is a correctmeasurement of urinary output?

  1. 40 oz

  2. 300 cc

  3. 2 cups

  4. 1 quart

Answer:

B

To convert four ounces of juice tomilliliters (ml), the nurse aide shouldmultiply:

  1. 4 x 5 ml

  2. 4 x 10 ml

  3. 4 x 15 ml

  4. 4 x 30 ml

Answer:

D

When changing an unsterile dressing,the nurse aide should wash hands:

  1. before the procedure

  2. after the procedure

  3. before and after the procedure

  4. before, after removal of the soileddressing, and after the procedure

Answer:

D

Clean bed linen placed in a client'sroom but NOT used should be:

  1. returned to the linen closet

  2. used for a client in the next room

  3. taken to the nurse in charge

  4. put in the dirty linen container

Answer:

D

To prevent the spread of infection, howshould the nurse aide handle the soiledlinens removed from a client's bed?

  1. Shake them in the air

  2. Place them in a neat pile on thefloor

  3. Carry them close to the nurseaide's body

  4. Put them in the dirty linencontainer

Answer:

D