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After spraining their ankle, you are educating your patient on how to care for their sprained ankle at home. Which actions should you tell the patient to do? Select all that apply....
After spraining their ankle, you are educating your patient on how to care for their sprained ankle at home. Which statement by the nurse is correct?...
After spraining their ankle, you are educating your patient on how to care for their sprained ankle at home. Which statement by the nurse is correct?...
Your patient suffered a fall from a ladder and a subsequent Grade II hip and femur fracture. He had surgery to repair it and is currently in a cast. During your assessment, you note that pallor and paresthesia, and he reports increasing pain despite pain medications or elevation. What is your main concern with this patient?...
In a patient with arthritis, what is the name of these nodes?...
The nurse is educating a client on the proper use of crutches. The nurse asks the client to walk a few steps with the crutches. The client puts the crutches under his arms and rests the pads on his axilla. The clients arms are at a 30 degree angle and his hands are lightly resting at the grips by his side. Before the client takes a step, the nurse stops him to re-educate the client on his placement under his axilla. The client asks why he can’t rest his body weight on the pads under his armpits. What is the best explaination for the nurse to give?...
An elderly client is in the hospital for the 4th time for falling. Upon talking to the client the nurse learns that the client is upset that they need to use a cane to ambulate so they aren’t using it. The client states, “I guess I better start using it, but everytime I use it, it seems I fall just as much!” The nurse observes the client walking with the cane. Which of the following would the nurse need to re-educate the client about?...
A client is reporting to the nurse that they have hallux vagus and it is becoming very painful. The nurse knows this is a problem with which part of the body?...
A nurse is examining a client with an obvious deformity of the forearm. Which of the following should the nurse include in the focused assessment? Select all that apply....
The nurse receives report on a client with Pagets disease. The nurse knows this client is likely to have issues with which of the following?...
A client has a left ulnar fracture. Which of the following findings would concern the nurse?...
A nurse is educating a client on prevention of compartment syndrome. What does the nurse need to include? Select all that apply....
A nurse is answering a call light for a client who reports that their broken arm suddenly hurts. Upon inspecting the arm in the splint, the nurse notes a major increase in swelling. The clients capillary refill is about 5 seconds long. The nurse knows this client is experiencing compartment syndrome and prepares the client for which of the folllwing?...
A nurse is caring for a client that is healing from an achillies tendon surgery. The nurse is practicing active range of motion with the client and notes the patient is still unable to point their toes down to the floor. The nurse shoulkd chart this as which of the following?...
A nurse is ambulating with a client who is using a cane. What is the proper side for the nurse to stand on while ambulating this client?...
A nurse is ambulating with a client who is using a cane. What is the proper side for the cane to be on?...
A nurse is going over discharge paper work for a client who has sprained their ankle. The knows that it can be helpful to use a Mnemonic for patients to retain the information. Which Mnemonic is appropriate at this time?...
A client with a femur fracture is being assessed by the nurse. The nurse is concerned about a fat embolism and knows to monitor for which of the following signs and symptoms of fat embolism? Select all that apply....
A client with a femur fracture is being assessed by the nurse. The nurse is concerned about a fat embolism and knows to monitor for which of the following is NOT a sign or symptom of a fat embolism?...
A nurse is caring for a client that is healing from an achillies tendon surgery. The nurse is practicing active range of motion with the client and notes the patient is still unable to point their toes up toward the ceiling. The nurse shoulkd chart this as which of the following?...