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Your patient has a Stage I pressure ulcer on her coccyx. Her husband has asked if she can massage the area to expedite healing. What is the most appropriate response by the nurse?...
You walk into your comatose patients room and note his wife rubbing his heels. She states, “His heels are bright red! It’s probably because you make him lay in bed all day! I can’t believe no one has massaged his legs!” What is the most appropriate response?...
A community health nurse is preforming a skin assessment on a patient. The nurse discovers this on the patients back. What should the nurse do next?...
Which of the following statements would make the nurse become concerned about the client having a detached retina?...
The nurse is educating a group of students on skin cancer prevention, which of the following statements by a student shows an understanding of learning?...
A client just found out they have Seborrheic Keratosis. The client asks, “How much longer do I have to live?” What is the best response by the nurse?...
A nurse is caring for a client with quadrapelegia. The nurse knows that this patient is at major risk for pressure ulcers. What should the nurse do to help prevent the pressure ulcers from happening?...
A nurse will be getting an admit of a client with a stage II pressure ulcer, what should the nurse ensure is in the clients room to help reduce any furthering of the ulcer?...
The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has mutliple little purple dots all over the face. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?...
The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has a puss filled hair follicle on their neck. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?...
The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has recently given birth and has stretch marks on her abdomen. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?...
The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has a multiple cracks in their wound on their leg. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?...
The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has a palpable line of hypertrophied scar tissue from a previous surgery across their chest. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?...
The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has a large bruise on their right forearm from a fall. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?...
The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has a flat and non-palpable discoloration on their leg that is less than a cm in size. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?...
The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has cuts on their wrist from attempted suicide. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?...
The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has a raised bump on their neck that is filled with white looking debris. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?...
The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has a fairly firm bump on their right arm that needs to be expressed. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?...
The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has a palpable blood filled bump on their forehead from a fall. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?...
The nurse is charting a skin assessment on the newly admitted client. The client has a clear liquid filled blister in the bottom of their foot. The nurse should chart this using what terminology?...