When performing a genitourinary assessment, the nurse
notices that the urethral meatus is positioned ventrally. This finding is [ ].
A 25-year-old woman comes to the emergency department with a
sudden fever of 101F and abdominal pain.
Upon examination, the nurse notices that she has rigid, board like lower
abdominal musculature. When the nurse
tries to perform a vaginal examination, the patient has severe pain when the
uterus and cervix are moved. The nurse
knows that these signs and symptoms are suggestive of:
While assessing a hospitalized, bedridden patient, the nurse
notices that the patient has been incontinent of stool. The stool is loose and gray-tan in
color. The nurse recognizes that this
finding indicates which of the following?
of iron preparations.
A 55-year-old man is experiencing severe pain of sudden
onset in the scrotal area. It is somewhat relieved by elevation. On examination, the nurse notices and
enlarged, red scrotum that is very tender to palpation. It is difficult to distinguish the epididymis
from the testis, and the scrotal skin is thick and edematous. This description is consistent with which of
When the nurse is performing a testicular examination on a
25-year-old man, which of these findings is considered normal?
Nontender subcutaneous plaques.
A scrotal area that is dry, scaly, and nodular.
Testes that feel oval and movable and are slightly sensitive
A single, hard, circumscribed, movable mass, less than 1cm
under the surface of the testes.
A woman who is 8 weeks pregnant is in the clinic for a
checkup. The nurse reads on her chart
that her cervix is softened and looks cyanotic.
The nurse knows that the woman is exhibiting [ ] sign and [ ] sign.
(submit two answers)
A patient who is visiting the clinic complains of having
“stomach pains fo r2 weeks” and describes his stools as being
“soft and black” for about the last 10 days. He denies taking any medications. The nurse is aware that these symptoms are
most indicative of:
fat caused by malabsorption.
iron intake resulting from a change in diet.
blood resulting from gastrointestinal bleeding.
bile pigment from liver problems.
The nurse is palpating the prostate gland through the rectum
and notices an abnormal finding if which of these is present?
and rubbery consistency.
The nurse is examining a 35-year-old female patient. During the history, the nurse notices that
she has had two term pregnancies, and both babies were delivered
vaginally. During the internal
examination the nruse observes that the cervical os is a horizontal slit with
some healed lacerations and that the cervix has some nabothian cysts that are
small, smooth, and yellow. In addition,
the nurse notices that the cervical surface is granular and red, especially
around the os. Finally, the nurse
notices the presence of stringy, opaque, odorless secretions. Which of these findings are abnormal?
of Nabothian cysts.
cervical os is a horizontal slit.
cervical surface is granular and red.
and opaque secretions are present.
The nurse is reviewing the changes that occur with
menopause. Which of these are changes
associated with menopause?
and ovarian atrophy along with thinning vaginal epithelium.
atrophy, increased vaginal secretions, and increasing clitoral size.
hypertrophy, ovarian atrophy, and increased acidity of vaginal secretions.
and ovarian hypertrophy and a thickening of the along vaginal epithelium.