NCLEX Question of the Week #7

7. A 63 year-old male is being seen in the clinic for his annual exam. Before performing a digital rectal exam, which of the following questions should the nurse ask?

  1. “Are you exercising regularly?”
  2. “Has your diet changed dramatically in the past year?”
  3. “Have you had any difficulty starting a stream of urine with you attempt to use the toilet?”
  4. “Are you currently experiencing constipation?”


Topic: Health Promotion and Maintenance/Aging Process