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A patient is being seen for control of his weight and management of heart disease. The patient leads a sedentary lifestyle and consumes a high-fat,...
A nurse is caring for a patient who just passed away 30 minutes ago. The nurse performs post-mortem care and cleans the body and the patients linens. Which...
A 78-year-old patient is recovering from coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Because of the patients health status and his level of immobility, he is...
A nurse is caring for a patient who was admitted to the hospital for dehydration. The provider has ordered laboratory testing of blood values. Which of the...
A 35-year-old patient is being seen for care at her primary care clinic. The patient tells the nurse that she has difficulty sleeping because of nightmares....
A nurse is working with a patient who is having sleep difficulties each night. The nurse recommends that the patient keep a sleep diary and to write down the...
Which of the following is an example of a non-pharmacological comfort measure that may be developmentally appropriate for a preschool-age child? Select all...
Which of the following changes in elimination would most likely occur in a patient who is unable to get out of bed and is immobile? Select all that apply....
A patient is suffering from excess cortisol excretion as a result of an adenoma on her pituitary gland. Which of the following skin changes would the nurse...
A nurse is providing skin care to a client who has been incontinent in her bed. The nurse knows that incontinence causes skin breakdown through maceration of...
A recovery room nurse is caring for a patient who has just undergone a transurethral prostatectomy. The patient has continuous bladder irrigation in place....
A nurse is caring for a 71-year-old patient who has started to demonstrate some hearing loss. She has just started to use a hearing aid. Which factors would...
A patient who has undergone a below-the-knee amputation is getting ready for a fitting for prosthesis. The nurse performs interventions to shrink the leg...
An 88-year-old patient has recovered from hip surgery and now needs to use a standard walker. The nurse is explaining the benefits of this type of walker to...
A nurse has positioned a client in the high Fowler’s position for a procedure. Which of the following procedures would this position be most useful for? Select...
A 76-year-old patient has urinary incontinence diagnosed because of instability of the detrusor muscle. Which of the following describes a form of management...
A 56-year-old patient has been diagnosed with stress incontinence and has frequent episodes of leaking urine. The nurse has given this patient a nursing...
A nurse must position the patient prone after his diagnosis of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Which of the following is a benefit of using this...
A nurse is working with a client who has been confined to his bed for the past week because of illness. While turning this patient, the nurse notes a stage II...
A nurse is caring for a patient who has been immobile for the past three weeks while recovering from surgery. The patient has been deteriorating in health...