Medical Surgical Nursing Practice Test Part 3

Liane Clores, RN

Currently an Intensive Care Unit nurse, pursuing a degree in Master of Arts in Nursing Major in Nursing Service Administration. Has been a contributor of Student Nurses Quarterly, Vox Populi, The Hillside Echo and the Voice of Nightingale publications. Other experience include: Medical-Surgical, Pediatric, Obstetric, Emergency and Recovery Room Nursing.

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50 Responses

  1. krishell says:

    u can find the answer and ratio down after the question..

  2. morphine is most used pain killer in case of MI and angina beacuse it reduce oxygen demond by the heart musles,one of the coomon side effects of morphine respirtory depression ,so that nurse shoulde check RR before administering the durg.

    the maximum dose of morphine is 15mg

  3. AspiringMD says:

    morphine is primarily given to decrease pain w/c increases anxiety that gives additional cardiac workload..hehe mahirap yan over-ratio ^^ dont go over the bush ^^

  4. renz mikhail andres says:

    sir/madam bakit ang action nag morphine sa m.i is to reduce pain..kc po ang alam ko pag m.i the lactic acid ang ng cacause ng pain becauseof anaerobic metabolism due to lack of oxygen… hindi po ba ang sedative effect ang purpose ng morpine sa m.i……………..

    • RJ says:

      I think sir it's because morphine as a narcotic relieves pain regardless of the cause.. Aside from that, it also decreases O2 demand, relaxing smooth muscles and decrease ang circulating catecholamines.. Ang depressant effect (respiratory) is I think adverse effect na yun..

    • mystery says:

      definitely the patient has pain secondary to ischemia of the the myocardial tissue. and because the pain is so severe, as it was described like "an elephant sitting on one's chest", the only appropriate analgesic are narcotics, especially MORPHINE. why sedate the patient?? sedation is a chemical restraint. and although bed rest is indicated for MI patients, sedation is not a priority action.

  5. renz mikhail andres says:

    sir/madam bakit ang action nag morphine sa m.i to reduce pain..kc po ang alwm ko pag m.i the lactic acid ang ng cacause ng pain because mo aneerobic metabolism due to lack of oxygen… hindi po ang sedative effect ang purpose ng morpine sa m.i……………..

  6. jermie yamada says:

    please paki send sakin ung answers.tnx!

  7. regine says:

    i cant view the answers and rationales

  8. Sheila says:

    hi, where can i find the rationale for the questions above??

  9. Nighty says:

    Sir kindly rephrase the rationale in n0.30 why wud d nurse focus m0re? If the question ask for the least priority?

  10. daryl says:

    sana my mga sgot din mga questions at rationale

  11. Ryan says:

    Hay mga tamad na mga nurses ang mga ito. Icopy nyo nalang!

  12. faye says:

    astig.. nka 78 me… ok lng… astig tlga, nkatulong.. tnx

  13. jecka says:


    i wish to have your reviewers be sent to my email

    thank you

  14. arby says:

    this will really help us to practice situational exams..tnx a lot!!!

  15. cutie08 says:

    helow po.. can anybody explain to me the rationale why is that the first symptoms that appear in elderly patients with pneumonia are altered mental status & dehydration? tnx a lot

    • kullethqoe says:

      speaking of elderly patients consider their age as one of the clue. dehydration coz their body is deteriorating including mental status kea nga kun minsan makaka limutin na.. pneumonia related to age is the leading complications of death amoung elderly.

  16. shelly says:

    gud day!! when po lalabas yung nursing bok reviewer nyo pra po mkbili npo ako at mkpgreview slmt po

  17. shelly says:

    gud day tnx for helping us to kindy ask for sending me some of your test question and rationale! tnx nd more power Godbess

  18. joan says:

    pls naman po send nyo rin sa akin ang copies ng lahat nang exams….