Assessment and Management of Patients with Hematologic Disorders Quiz
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Assessment and Management of Patients with Hematologic Disorders Quiz

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1. Hemophilia is a hereditary bleeding disorder that:

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2. A patient with chronic renal failure is being examined by the nurse practitioner for anemia. The nurse knows to review the laboratory data for a decreased hemoglobin level, red blood cell count, and:

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3. The nurse notes that a patient, who is a vegetarian, has an abnormal number of megaloblasts. The nurse suspects a deficiency in:

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4. A potential blood donor would be rejected if he or she:

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5. In the normal blood-clotting cycle, the final formation of a clot will occur:

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6. The classic presenting symptom of multiple myeloma is:

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7. The cause of aplastic anemia may:

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8. All inherited forms of sickle cell anemia would include all of the following except:

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9. Absence of intrinsic factor is associated with a vitamin B12 deficiency, because the vitamin cannot bind to be transported for absorption in the:

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10. Multiple myeloma:

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11. A patient is admitted with essential thrombocytopenia due to decreased platelet production. The nurse knows that the diagnosis is most likely:

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12. The Schilling test is used to diagnose:

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13. Sickle-shaped erythrocytes cause:

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14. Polycythemia vera is characterized by bone marrow overactivity, resulting in the clinical manifestations of:

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15. A patient diagnosed with neutropenia resulting from increased destruction of neutrophils would most likely have:

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16. A nurse who cares for a patient who has experienced bone marrow aspiration or biopsy should be aware of the most serious hazard of:

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17. The most frequent symptom and complication of anemia is:

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18. A physician prescribes one tablet of ferrous sulfate daily for a 15-year-old girl who experiences heavy flow during her menstrual cycle. The nurse advises the patient and her mother that this over-the-counter preparation must be taken for how many months for iron replenishment to occur?

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19. A person with sickle cell trait would:

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20. A nurse expects an adult patient with sickle cell anemia to have a hemoglobin value of:

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21. Bleeding and petechiae do not usually occur with thrombocytopenia until the platelet count falls below 50,000/mm3 . The normal value for blood platelets is:

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22. The major cause of death in patients with acute myeloid leukemia is believed to be:

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23. Myeloid and lymphoid stem cells produce specific types of blood cells. The nurse knows, when evaluating blood tests, that myeloid stem cells differentiate into all of the following types of blood cells except:

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24. A diagnostic sign of pernicious anemia is:

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25. The recommended minimum hemoglobin level for a woman to donate blood is:

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26. The physician expects that the patient has a deficiency in the leukocyte responsible for cell-mediated immunity. The nurse knows to check the white blood cell count for:

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27. The nurse begins to design a nutritional packet of information for a patient diagnosed with iron deficiency anemia. The nurse would recommend an increased intake of:

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28. The common feature of the leukemias is:

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29. A nurse should know that a diagnosis of hemolytic anemia is associated with all of the following except:

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30. An elderly patient presents to the physician’s office with a complaint of exhaustion. The nurse, aware of the most common hematologic condition affecting the elderly, knows to check the patient’s:

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31. A person can usually tolerate a gradual reduction in hemoglobin until the level reaches:

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32. Hypoprothrombinemia, in the absence of gastrointestinal or biliary dysfunction, may be caused by a deficiency in vitamin:

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33. During a routine assessment of a patient diagnosed with anemia, the nurse notes the patient’s beefy red tongue. The nurse knows that this is a sign of what kind of anemia?

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34. Nursing assessment for a patient with leukemia should include observation for:


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