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A patient who has had a stroke has developed dysphagia and is having trouble getting enough food. The nurse assesses the patients swallowing ability. Which...
A patient with Alzheimer’s disease has had difficulties eating and is not getting enough nutrients in his diet. The patients daughter asks the nurse if there...
A nurse is caring for a patient who is recovering from a stroke and who has difficulties swallowing. The patient must have all liquids thickened to a nectar...
A patient who underwent neurosurgery must remain prone in bed for the next 24 hours. Which of the following principles should the nurse following when...
Which sleep disorder is associated with cataplexy?...
A nurse is caring for a patient who is having difficulties with swallowing after a stroke. Which of the following interventions should the nurse employ to help...
A patient is dying and has become unconscious but is still breathing. While standing next to the patients bed, his sister says, I always wanted to tell him...
A nurse is performing a neurological assessment on a 15-year-old teen who is having a routine physical exam. The nurse checks the patients cranial nerves and...
A child is brought to the hospital for care after falling down some stairs and is in a state of neurogenic shock. The nurse performs an initial assessment on...
A 65-year-old male patient has recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. The nurse is educating the patient while he is in the care clinic. The patient...
A 66-year-old patient who is recovering from a stroke has developed a self-care deficit related to dressing and grooming. Select all of the following...
A nurse has given a patient with an electrolyte imbalance a nursing diagnosis of Self-Care Deficit related to cognitive changes. Select all of the following...
A nurse is working with a family who homeschools their three children and also cares for an aging parent with Alzheimer’s in the home. Which statement by the...
A nurse is preparing to perform a physical assessment on a patient. One of the pieces of equipment the nurse gathers is a sterile safety pin. Which best...
A patient who had a stroke has been diagnosed as having self-care deficit and is unable to feed or groom himself. Which of the following therapeutic...
A client who has suffered from fibromyalgia for four years asks the nurse if she would provide hypnotherapy to help with the fibromyalgia symptoms. The nurse...
A nurse is completing a neurological assessment in a 68-year-old patient with a back injury. Which of the following steps would be part of a test of motor...
A nurse is caring for a patient who experiences migraine headaches. The patient tells the nurse that he wants to go home and then asks for pain medication for...
A nurse has arrived for her shift at the hospital and finds that she has the following patients: 1) A patient with Parkinson’s disease who needs to eat...
A patient with a brain tumor has set up an advance directive and has selected her son as her durable power of attorney. Upon admission to the hospital, the...