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Situation 1: Leo lives in the squatter area. He goes to nearby school. He helps his mother gather molasses after school. One day, he was absent because of fever, malaise, anorexia and abdominal discomfort. 1. Upon assessment, Leo was diagnosed to have hepatitis A. Which mode of transmission has the infection agent taken? A. Fecal oral B. Droplet C. Airborne D. Sexual contact 2. Which of the following is concurrent disinfection in the case of Leo? A. Investigation of contact B. Sanitary disposal of faeces, urine and blood C. Quarantine of the sick individual D. Removing all detachable objects in the room, cleaning lighting and air duct surfaces in the ceiling, and cleaning everything downward to the floor 3. Which of the following must be emphasized during mothers class to Leos mother? A. Administration of Immunoglobulin to families B. Thorough hand washing before and after eating and toileting C. Use of attenuated vaccines D. Boiling of food especially meat 4. Disaster control should be undertaken when there are 3 or more hepatitis A cases. Which of these measures is a priority? A. Eliminate faecal contamination from foods B. Mass vaccination of uninfected individuals C. Health promotion and education to families and communities about the disease its c ause and transmission D. Mass administration of Immunoglobulin 5. What is the average incubation period of Hepatitis A? A. 30 days B. 60 days C. 50 days D. 14 days Situation 2: As a nurse researcher you must have a very good understanding of the common terms of concept used in research. 6. The information that an investigator collects from the subjects or participants in a research study is usually called: A. Hypothesis C. Variable B. Data D. Concept 7. Which of the following usually refers to the independent variables in doing research A. Result C. output B. Cause D. Effect 8. The recipients of experimental treatment is an experimental design or the individuals to be observed in a nonexperimental design are called: A. Setting C. Treatment B. Subjects D. Sample 9. The device or techniques an investigator employs to collect data is called; A. Sample C. hypothesis B. Instrument D. Concept 10. The use of another persons ideas or wordings without giving appropriate c redit results from inaccurate or incomplete attribution of materials to its sources. Which of the following is referred to when another persons idea is inappropriate credited as ones own; A. Plagiarism C. assumption B. Quotation D. Paraphrase


Situation 3: Mrs. Pichay is admitted to your ward. The MD ordered Prepare for thoracentesis this pm to remove excess air from the pleural cavity. 11. Which of the following nursing responsibilities is essential in Mrs. Pichay who will undergo thoracentesis? A. Support and reassure client during the procedure B. Ensure that informed consent has been signed C. Determine if client has allergic reaction to local anesthesia D. Ascertain if chest x-rays and other tests have been prescribed and completed 12. Mrs. Pichay who is for thoracentesis is assigned by the nurse to which of the following positions? A. Trendelenburg position B. Supine position C. Dorsal Recumbent position D. Orthopneic position 13. During thoracentesis, which of the following nursing intervention will be most crucial? a. Place patient in a quiet and cool room b. Maintain strict aseptic technique c. Advice patient to sit perfectly still during needle insertion until it has been withdrawn from the chest d. Apply pressure over the puncture site as soon as the needle is withdrawn 14. To prevent leakage of fluid in the thoracic cavity, how will you position the client after thoracentesis? A. Place flat in bed B. Turn on the unaffected side C. Turn on the affected side D. On bed rest 15. Chest x-ray was ordered after thoracentesis. When your client asks what is the reason for another chest x-ray, you will explain: A. To rule out pneumothorax B. To rule out any possible perforation C. To decongest D. To rule out any foreign body Situation 4: A computer analyst, Mr. Ricardo J. Santos, 25 was brought to the hospital for diagnostic workup after he had experienced seizure in his office. 16. Just as the nurse was entering the room, the patient who was sitting on his chair begins to have a seizure. Which of the following must the nurse do first? A. Ease the patient to the floor B. Lift the patient and put him on the bed C. Insert a padded tongue depressor between his jaws D. Restraint patients body movement 17. Mr. Santos is scheduled for CT SCAN for the next day, noon time. Which of the following is the correct preparation as instructed by the nurse? A. Shampoo hair thoroughly to remove oil and dirt B. No special preparation is needed. Instruct the patient to keep his head still and stead C. Give a cleansing enema and give fluids until 8 AM D. Shave scalp and securely attach electrodes to it 18. Mr. Santos is placed on seizure precaution. Which of the following would be contraindicated? A. Obtain his oral temperature B. Encourage to perform his own personal hygiene C. Allow him to wear his own clothing D. Encourage him to be out of bed 19. Usually, how does the patient behave after his seizure has subsided? A. Most comfortable walking and moving about B. Becomes restless and agitated C. Sleeps for a period of time D. Say he is thirsty and hungry 20. Before, during and after seizure. The nurse knows that the patient is ALWAYS placed in what position? A. Low fowlers C. Side lying B. Modified trendelenburg D. Supine Situation 5: The nurse is performing health education activities for Janevi Segovia, a 30 year old Dentist with Insulin dependent diabetes Miletus. 21. Janevi is preparing a mixed dose of insulin. The nurse is satisfied with her performance when she: A. Draw insulin from the vial of clear insulin first B. Draw insulin from the vial of the intermediate acting insulin first C. Fill both syringes with the prescribed insulin dosage then shake the bottle vigorously D. Withdraw the intermediate acting insulin first before withdrawing the short acting insulin first 22. Janevi complains of nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis and headache. Which of the following nursing intervention are you going to carry out first? A. Withhold the clients next insulin injection B. Test the clients blood glucose level C. Administer Tylenol as ordered D. Offer fruit juice, gelatine and chicken bouillon 23. Janevi administered regular insulin at 7 A.M and the nurse should instruct Jane to avoid exercising at around: A. 9 to 11 A.M C. Between 8 A.M to 9 A.M B. After 8 hours D. In the afternoon, after taking lunch


24. Janevi was brought at the emergency room after four month because she fainted in her clinic. The nurse should monitor which of the following test to evaluate the overall therapeutic compliance of a diabetic patient? A. Glycosylated hemoglobin C. Ketone levels B. Fasting blood glucose D. Urine glucose level 25. Upon the assessment of Hba1c of Mrs. Segovia, The nurse has been informed of a 9% Hba1c result. In this case, she will teach the patient to: A. Avoid infection C. Prevent and recognize hyperglycaemia B. Take adequate food and nutrition D. Prevent and recognize hypoglycaemia Situation 6: Elderly clients usually produce unusual signs when it comes to different diseases. The ageing process is a complicated process and the nurse should understand that it is an inevitable fact and she must be prepared to care for the growing elderly population. 26. Hypoxia may occur in the older patients because of which of the following physiologic changes associated with aging. A. Ineffective airway clearance B. Decreased alveolar surfaced area C. Decreased anterior-posterior chest diameter D. Hyperventilation 27. The older patient is at higher risk for incontinence because of: A. Dilated urethra B. Increased glomerular filtration rate C. Diuretic use D. Decreased bladder capacity 28. Merle, age 86, is complaining of dizziness when she stands up. This may indicate: A. Dementia C. Functional decline B. A visual problem D. Drug toxicity 29. Cardiac ischemia in an older patient usually produces: A. ST-T wave changes C. Chest pain radiating to the left arm B. Very high creatinine kinase level D. Acute confusion 30. The most dependable sign of infection in the older patient is: A. Change in mental status B. Fever C. Pain D. Decreased breath sounds with crackles Situation 7: In the OR, there are safety protocols that should be followed. The OR nurse should be well versed with all these to safeguard the safety and quality of patient delivery outcome. 31. Which of the following should be given highest priority when receiving patient in the OR? A. Assess level of consciousness B. Verify patient identification and informed consent C. Assess vital signs D. Check for jewelry, gown, manicure, and dentures 32. Surgeries like I and D (incision and drainage) and debridement are relatively short procedures but considere ddirty cases. When are these procedures best scheduled? A. Last case B. In between cases C. According to availability of anaesthesiologist D. According to the surgeons preference 33. OR nurses should be aware that maintaining the clients safety is the overall goal of nursing care during the intraoperative phase. As the circulating nurse, you make certain that throughout the procedure A. the surgeon greets his client before induction of anesthesia B. the surgeon and anesthesiologist are in tandem C. strap made of strong non-abrasive materials are fastened securely around the joints of the knees and ankles and around the 2 hands around an arm board. D. Client is monitored throughout the surgery by the assistant anesthesiologist 34. Another nursing check that should not be missed before the induction of general anesthesia is: A. check for presence underwear B. check for presence dentures C. check patients ID D. check baseline vital signs 35. Some lifetime habits and hobbies affect postoperative respiratory function. If your client smokes 3 packs of cigarettes a day for the past 10 years, you will anticipate increased risk for: A. perioperative anxiety and stress B. delayed coagulation time C. delayed wound healing D. postoperative respiratory infection Situation 8: Nurses hold a variety of roles when providing care to a perioperative patient. 36. Which of the following role would be the responsibility of the scrub nurse? A. Assess the readiness of the client prior to surgery B. Ensure that the airway is adequate C. Account for the number of sponges, needles, supplies, used during the surgical procedure. D. Evaluate the type of anesthesia appropriate for the surgical client 37. As a perioperative nurse, how can you best meet the safety need of the client after administering preoperative narcotic?


A. Put side rails up and ask the client not to get out of bed B. Send the client to OR with the family C. Allow client to get up to go to the comfort room D. Obtain consent form 38. It is the responsibility of the pre-op nurse to do skin prep for patients undergoing surgery. If hair at the operative site is not shaved, what should be done to make suturing easy and lessen chance of incision infection? A. Draped B. Pulled C. Clipped D. Shampooed 39. It is also the nurses function to determine when infection is developing in the surgical incision. The perioperative nurse should observe for what signs of impending infection? A. Localized heat and redness B. Serosanguinous exudates and skin blanching C. Separation of the incision D. Blood clots and scar tissue are visible 40. Which of the following nursing interventions is done when examining the incision wound and changing the dressing? A. Observe the dressing and type and odor of drainage if any B. Get patients consent C. Wash hands D. Request the client to expose the incision wound Situation 9: Basic knowledge on Intravenous solutions is necessary for care of clients with problems with fluids and electrolytes. 41. A client involved in a motor vehicle crash presents to the emergency department with severe internal bleeding. The client is severely hypotensive and unresponsive. The nurse anticipates which of the following intravenous solutions will most likely be prescribed to increase intravascular volume, replace immediate blood loss and increase blood pressure? A. 0.45% sodium chloride C. 0.33% sodium chloride B. Normal saline solution D. Lactated ringers solution 42. The physician orders the nurse to prepare an isotonic solution. Which of the following IV solution would the nurse expect the intern to prescribe? A. 5% dextrose in water C. 0.45% sodium chloride B. 10% dextrose in water D. 5% dextrose in 0.9% sodium chloride 43. The nurse is making initial rounds on the nursing unit to assess the condition of assigned clients. The nurse notes that the clients IV Site is cool, pale and swollen and the solution is not infusing. The nurse concludes that which of the following complications has been experienced by the client? A. Infection B. Phlebitis C. Infiltration D. Thrombophelibitis 44. A nurse reviews the clients electrolyte laboratory report and notes that the potassium level is 3.2 mEq/L. Which of the following would the nurse note on the electrocardiogram as a result of the laboratory value? A. U waves B. Absent P waves C. Elevated T waves D. Elevated ST segment 45. One patient had a runaway IV of 50% dextrose. To prevent temporary excess of insulin or transient hyperinsulin reaction what solution you prepare in anticipation of the doctors order? A. Any IV solution available to KVO B. Isotonic solution C. Hypertonic solution D. Hypotonic solution Situation 10: Mystika was admitted in the surgica ward for right upper quadrant pain and fatty food intolerance. Results revealed presence of gall bladder stone hence she was immediately operated and now in the PACU recuperating. 46. Mystika is 4 hours post-cholecystectomy. Which data would warrant immediate intervention by the nurse? a. Absent bowel sounds in all 4 quadrants c. Urine output of 100 mL in the past 3 hours b. The T-tube with 60 mL of green drainage d. Refusal to turn, deep breathe, and cough 47. Prior to surgery, Mystika underwent an an upper gastrointestinal series (UGIS). Which assessment data should the nurse expect to find from the patient? a. Chalky white stools c. A firm hard abdomen b. Increased heart rate d. Hyperactive bowel sounds 48. Which laboratory value would the nurse expect to find indicating a chronic inflammation in Mystika with cholecystitis? a. an elevated WBC count c. an elevated alkaline phosphatase b. a decreased LDH d. a decreased direct bilirubin level 49. While caring for Mystica in the PACU, the nurse monitors drainage from her T-tube. Primarily t-tube is attached post gall bladder surgery in order to a. Increased bile drainage c. Prevent leakage of bile to peritoneum b. Reduce irritation to incision d. Remove blood clots from surgical site 50. Post operatively, which among the following problem is a priority nursing diagnosis for Mystica? a. Impaired gas exchange c. Alteration in nutrition b. Alteration in comfort d. Potential for infection Situation 11: Charice, a 55-year-old Chinese businesswoman, was awakened one night with crushing substernal chest pain, diaphoresis, and nausea. Her husband, who was with her during the attack, had brought her to the ER of Smallville Hospital. She has the classic signs of myocardial infarction. 51. Charice arrives in the ER still in pain. She was quickly assessed by the nurse and the physician. Which area of the heart most frequently suffers the most damage in myocardial infarction?


A. conduction system B. heart valves C. left ventricle D. right ventricle 52. Cardiac enzyme studies are helpful in diagnosing a myocardial infarction. These studies are most indicative of A. cardiac ischemia B. location of the MI C. cardiac necrosis D. size of the infarct 53. Which drug is a first choice to reduce premature ventricular contractions (PVC)? A. Procainamide (Pronestyl) C. Lidocaine (Xylocaine) B. Phenytoin (Dilantin) D. Digoxin (Lanoxin) 54. Valsalvas maneuver can result in bradycardia, which can be very dangerous for the MI client. Which nu rsing action will prevent Valsalvas maneuver? A. Administer oral laxatives prn B. Teach the client to hold his breath when changing position C. Serve liquids at room temperature D.Encourage the client to deep-breathe frequently 55. Charice was discharge and the nurse is aware that she lives in a two-storey house but has bathrooms upstairs and downstairs. Which of the following is the most correct teaching for her with regard to activity after discharge? a. Do what you feel like. b. Do not do any walking except to the bathroom from the bed. c. Walk around inside the house d. Do all the walking you wish inside and outside the house. Situation 12: Madonna, a 64 year old alcoholic patient was admitted for Liver Cirrhosis. She complains of being unable to breathe properly and an increasing waist line. The doctor ordered for paracentesis for the relief of her ascites. 56. Which of the following laboratory values should be checked in a patient with cirrhosis? a. Increased BUN b. Increades Creatinine c. Increased Ammonia d. Increased SGPT 57. Madonna undergoes paracentesis. After this procedure, the priority nursing diagnosis is a. Altered skin integrity b. Impaired mobility c. Altered nutrition: less than body requirements d. Potential for infection 58. The physician removes 1500 ml of fluid from Madonna. It is essential that the nurse observe the client for A. A hypertensive crisis B. Abdominal distension C. An increased pulse rate D. Dry mucous membranes 59. Madonna just returned to the ward. Becky was assigned to her nurse for the shift. A possible complication associated with paracentesis is a. Hypokalemia b. Hyponatremia c. Hypovolemia d. Hypocalcemia 60. Becky is closely monitoring Madonna after the procedure. The most important nursing intervention immediately following a paracentesis to remove ascitic fluid is the evaluation of a. Blood pressure b. Pupil size c. Respiratory rate d. Temperature Situation 13: Perry was diagnosed with lung cancer and the doctor recommended lung surgery to remove the tumor. 61. The doctor initially considered lobectomy of the right lung for Perry. After this operation, the nurse should position the patient A. on the unaffected side B. on the affected side C. on a semi-prone position on either side D. on a semi-fowlers position 62. The doctor soon reconsidered Perrys case and opted for pneumonectomy instead. To obtain optimal oxygenation following immediate right pneunomectomy, the patient should be positioned: A. Left side lying semi-fowlers B. Supine with pillow on the head C. Right side lying semi-fowlers D. Orthopneic position 63. After the surgery, Perry was inserted a chest tube. Three days after the chest tube insertion, the water level in the water-seal chamber stops fluctuating. The nurse should suspect? a. patients Lung re -expansion b. Atelectatsis c. Blood clot obstruction in the tubing d. Tension pneumothorax 64. Which action is necessary to mobilize secretions in a patient with segmental pneumonia? a. Intubation b. Frequent suctioning c. Hourly position changes d. Postural drainage 65.A correct technique in suctioning is A. applying suction when tube is being withdrawn.


B. applying suction while inserting the tube. C. applying suction intermittently while inserting and withdrawing the tube. D. applying suction for 15-30 seconds. Situation 14: Nurse Lora is assisting a patient with gastric cancer for gastrectomy. 66. During the administration of an enema prior to gastrointestinal surgery, a client complains of cramps. The nurse should A. Discontinue the enema and try again at a later time B. Close the lumen of the tubing until the clients cramps subside C. Lower the container to the floor to decrease intestinal pressure D. Administer the enema rapidly to permit a quicker evacuation of fluid 67.Lora was asked by the patient during her pre-operative teaching about Billroth 1 which she heard from the doctor. Lora will respond that this is: a. Removal of the entire stomach b. Removal of a portion of the antrum and the remaining stomach sutured to duodenum c. Removal of a portion of the antrum and the remaining stomach sutured to jejunum d. Ligation of the vagus nerve that supplies the stomach 68.A patient who has undergone total gastrectomy should be instructed that: a. high carbohydrates foods are encouraged b. high fiber foods to be taken daily c. oral vit. B12 to be taken for a lifetime d. vit.B12 injections have to be given for a lifetime 69.After abdominal surgery a goal is to have the client achieve alveolar expansion. This goal would be most effectively achieved by a. Postural drainage b. Pursed-lip breathing c. Incentive spirometry d. Prolonged exhalation 70.In dehiscence of abdominal post-op wound, what will the nurse do first: A. Put a clean dry dressing B. Put a sterile pressure dressing C. Apply a providone-iodine laced dressing D. Put a sterile moist saline dressing Situation 15: Nurse Romeo was the assigned charge on duty for the Surgical ward for the shift. He is responsible for monitoring if the staff nurses are carefully providing post-operative care to the clients. 71.The best time to provide preoperative teaching on deep breathing, coughing and turning exercises is: a.Before administration of preoperative medications. c. Several days prior to surgery b. The afternoon or evening prior to surgery d. Upon admission of the client in the recovery room 72.An important goal during the post-operative period for a patient who has had a Thyroidectomy is to: A. Minimize spasm of the sternocleidomastoid muscles B. Prevent strain on the suture line C. Promote the use of accessory muscles of respiration D. Protect the eyes from bright light 73.To check for wound hemorrhage after a client has a thyroidectomy, the nurse should A. Loosen an edge of the dressing and lift it to visualize the wound. B. Observe the dressing at the back of the neck for the presence of blood C. Outline the blood as it appears on the dressing to observe any progression D. Press gently around the incision to express accumulated blood from the wound 74.A client who had surgery 24 hours earlier is experiencing dyspnea and tachycardia, and has developed a fever. The nurse suspects atelectasis. If this complication is present, the nurses auscultation of the clients lung sounds would revea l A. Diminished breath sounds B. Rhonchi C. A pleural friction rub D. Absent breath sounds 75.A postoperative client is to ambulate for the first time after surgery. Which action to ensure safety is inappropriate for the nurse to use in preparing the client to ambulate? A. Have the client get up and sit in the chair next to the bed. B. Have the client sit on the edge of the bed with his feet down for a few minutes before he starts to ambulate C.Have the client stand at the side of the bed for a few minutes before taking his first steps. D.Encourage the client to try to walk straight ahead while assisting him with his walking . Situation 16: Vice Ganda was admitted in the Surgical Ward after a diagnosis of Acute Appendicitis. He was scheduled for a stat operation. 76.As part of the post operative physical preparation, the doctor ordered Enema until return flow is clear The safest solution to use for repeated enemas would be: a. Sterile water c. Soapsuds solution b. Tap water d. Saline solution 77. What height would be appropriate for elevation of the enema bag for a cleansing enema? a. Slightly above the hips c. Less than 12 inches above the hips b. 12 18 inches above the hips d. 18 24 inches above the hips 78. What is the best position for the patient during an enema? a. Lithotomy c. Dorsal recumbent b. Right latera Sims d. Left lateral Sims


79. Two days, post operatively, Sam complained of abdominal pain and shortness of breath. The nurse observed abdominal distention. The most likely cause of Sams present condition is: a. Flatulence c. Slowed esophageal emptying b. Constipation d. Increased peristalsis 80. After 5 minutes of giving the enema, Sam complains of abdominal cramping. The most appropriate action to take is: a. Clamp the tubing temporarily. c. Remove the rectal tube. b. Encourage the client to change position. d. Take no action as this is expected. Situation 17: Coring Aquino is confined due to tumor of the right colon. 81. What examination is unlikely to occur? a. Weakness b. Weigh loss c. Anorexia d. Obstruction 82. What examination may help in diagnosing his condition? a. Sigmoidoscopy b. G.I. Series c. Anoscopy d. Prostoscopy 83. How would you prepare him for the diagnostic examination? a. Administering a cleansing enema c. Giving sedatives b. Administering a soapsuds enema d. Inserting a Foley bag catheter 84. In preparation for his distance, the wife inquires about the size of the catheter to be used in case of colonic irrigation, you would tell her: a. French 22 24 b. French 16 18 c. French 13 15 d. French 19 21 85. You told his wife that it is best to conduct the colostomy irrigation when: a. Sitting on the toilet bowl c. Sitting with use of bedside commode b. Lying down with the use of bedpan d. Standing inside the toilet Situation 18: Edgar, a 63 year old business man had a medical check-up and indicated an enlargement of the prostate. He was initially diagnosed with BPH. 86. Gavino's doctor pre-diagnosis is prostatic hypertrophy. Diagnostic test would include the following except: A. Cystoscopy C. Papanicolau Smear B. Urinalysis D. BUN and creatinine 87. Assessment findings includes the following, except: A. Decreased forced during urination C. Hematuria B. Light yellow urine output D. Nocturia 88. Which of these is not a part of her nursing interventions: A. Limit fluid intake C. Give antibiotics as ordered B. Provide care for his catheter D. Force fluids 89. Gavino is prepared by his surgeon for suprapubic prostatectomy, this surgery is: A. Insertion of the rectoscope into the urethra to excise prostatic tissue B. Involves a low midline incision below the bladder and into the prostatic capsule C. The prostate is approached by a low abdominal incision into the bladder to the anterior aspect of the prostate. D. The incision is made through the perineum. 90. Which of the following is not a potential postoperative complication of prostatectomy? A. Tympanism C. Catheter obstruction B. Thrombosis D. Infection Situation 19: As a nurse, you are expected to participate in initiating or participating in the conduct of research studies to improve nursing practice. You to be updated on the latest trends and issues affected the profession and the best practices arrived at by the profession. 91. You are interested to study the effects of mediation and relaxation on the pain experienced by cancer patients. What type of variable is pain? A. Dependent C. Independent B. Correlational D. Demographic 92. You would like to compare the support system of patient with chronic illness to those with acute illness. How will you best state your problem? A. A descriptive study to compare the support system of patients with chronic illness and those with acute illness in terms of demographic data and knowledge about intervention. B. The effects of the types of support system of patients with chronic illness and those with acute illness. C. A comparative analysis of the support system of patients with chronic illness and those with acute illness. D. A study to compare the support system of patients with chronic illness and those with acute illness. E. What are the differences of the support system being received by patient with chronic illness and patient with acute illness? 93. You would like to compare the support system of patients with chronic illness to those with acute illness. Considering that the hypothesis was: Clients with chronic illness have lesser support system than clients with acute illness. What type of research is this? A. Descriptive B. Correlational, Non experimental C. Experimental D. Quasi Experimental 94. In any research study where individual persons are involved, it is important that an informed consent of the study is obtained. The following are essential information about the consent that you should disclose to the prospective subjects except: A. Consent to incomplete disclosure B. Description of benefits, risks and discomforts C. Explanation of procedure D. Assurance of anonymity and confidentiality 95. In the Hypothesis: The utilization of technology in teaching improves the retention and attention of the


nursing students. Which is the dependent variable? A. Utilization of technology B. Improvement in the retention and attention C. Nursing students D. Teaching Situation 20: You are actively practicing nurse who has just finished you graduate studies. You learned the value of research and would like to utilize the knowledge and skills gained in the application of research to the nursing service. The following questions apply to research. 96. Which type of research inquiry investigates the issues of human complexity (e.g understanding the human expertise)? A. Logical position C. Positivism B. Naturalistic inquiry D. Quantitative research 97. Which of the following studies is based on quantitative research? A. A study examining the bereavement process in spouse of clients with terminal cancer B. A study exploring the factors influencing weight control behaviour C. A Study measuring the effects of sleep deprivation on wound healing D. A study examining clients feelings before, during and after bone marrow aspiration. 98. Which of the following studies is based on the qualitative research? A. A study examining clients reaction to stress after open heart surgery B. A study measuring nutrition and weight loss/gain in clients with cancer C. A study examining oxygen levels after endotracheal suctioning D. A study measuring differences in blood pressure before, during and after procedure 99. An 85 year old client in a nursing home tells a nurse, I signed the papers of that research study because the doctor was so insistent and I want him to continue taking care for me Which client right is being violated? A. Right of self determination C. Right to full disclosure B. Right to privacy and confidentiality D. Right not to be harmed 100. A supposition or system of ideas that is proposed to explain a given phenomenon best defines: A. A paradigm C. A theory B. A Concept D. A conceptual framework