Sample Questions #3

  1. Hey everybody,

    Thought I would throw out another practice question.

    Let me know what you think and any specific deductive reasoning used.

    I especially enjoyed dsczephyr (Denise's) response to Sample Question #2 and how she deduces the answer that she does.

    It can all be done very logically.

    When assessing a patient, which symptoms would support the nursing diagnosis of fluid volume deficit?

    A. Urine specific gravity of 1.015 and thready radial pulse

    B. Straw-colored urine and decreased skin turgor

    C. Thready radial pulse and straw-colored urine

    D. Decreased skin turgor and a urine specific gravity of 1.035
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