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1. A nurse is assessing a male client diagnosed with gonorrhea. Which symptom most likely prompted the client to seek medical attention?

a) Foul-smelling discharge from the penis
b) Rashes on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet
c) Painful red papules on the shaft of the penis
d) Cauliflower-like warts on the penis


2. A client with chronic renal failure has a serum potassium level of 6.8 mEq/L. What should the nurse assess first?

a) Blood pressure
b) Temperature
c) Respirations
d) Pulse


3. A client is to take co-trimoxazole for a urinary tract infection. Which of the following statements indicates that the client knows how to correctly take the medication? 

a) "I should decrease my fluid intake to increase the concentration of the drug in my urine."
b) "I will take the pills until my symptoms disappear."
c) "I should take all the pills and then have the prescription renewed if I still have symptoms."
d) "I will need to get a urine culture when I am finished taking the pills."


4. A nurse is caring for a client diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Diagnostic testing reveals that the cancer has spread outside the pelvis. The client has previously undergone a right oophorectomy and received chemotherapy. The client now wants palliative care instead of aggressive therapy. The nurse determines that the care plan's priority nursing diagnosis should be: