The nurse receives a client who is 90 years old for potential fracture of the radius. The client came from home, is wearing a brief that is soiled with urine and feces, and there are multiple oval-finger sized bruises on the clients body. The nurse should do which of the following? Select all that apply.


Want to Take FREE Nursing Practice Questions?

We have put together the World's Largest Bank of Nursing Practice Questions, and are letting you have access for FREE! You get to test out the system with 25 free nursing practice questions to start, and then memberships start at only a few bucks per month! Get started now for free - no credit card required!


- Provide a safe environment

- Clean the client up

- Report incident to the state

- Discharge the client home after a negative X-ray

- Assume the patient has poor hygiene and is clumsy


It is likely this client is being abused by their caregiver and the situation should be investigated, it is recommended that the nurse clean the patient and make sure the patient is safe first, then fill out the appropriate forms to report to the abuse to the state, and question family/caregivers as well as the patient as to the situation at home.


How Would You Rate The Quality of This Question?

We’re always trying to improve, so your feedback is vital to helping us make this resource as good as possible. Was it well written? Good content?

How Other Nurses Stack Up


Answered The Question Correctly.