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Question 1 of 10
The nurse is caring for a group of patients. On review of the patients’ medical records, the nurse determines that which patient is at risk for excess fluid volume?Correct
Think about the Patho-physiology associated with each condition identified in the options. The only patient who retains fluid is the patient with kidney disease which put him at risk for excess of fluid volume.
Question 2 of 10
A patient will do computed tomography (CT) scan of the abdomen with oral contrast, and the nurse provides pre-procedure instructions. The nurse instructs the patient to take which action in the pre-procedure period?Correct
Note the closed-ended words only in options 2 and 3 and all in option 4. Eliminate options that contain closed-ended words because these options are usually incorrect.
Question 3 of 10
A patient admitted to the hospital is diagnosed with urethritis caused by chlamydial infection. Which precaution should the nurse implement to prevent contraction of the infection during care?Correct
Focus on the patient’s diagnosis and realize that this infection is sexually transmitted.
Question 4 of 10
The nurse in charge of a long-term care facility is planning the patient assignments for the day. Which patient should be assigned to the unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP)?Correct
Note the subject of the question, the assignment to be delegated to the UAP. When asked questions about delegation, think about the role description and scope of practice of the employee and the needs of the patient. e. The UAP has been trained to care for a patient on bed rest. Remember to match the patient’s needs with the scope of practice of the health care provider.
Question 5 of 10
Quinapril hydrochloride is prescribed as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of heart failure. After administering the first dose, the nurse should monitor which item is the priority?Correct
Recall that the medication names of most angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors end with “-pril” and one of the indications for use of these medications is hypertension.
Question 6 of 10
An Asian American patient is having a fever. The nurse plans care so that the patient can self-treat the disorder using which mean?Correct
In Asian American culture, health is believed to be a state of physical and spiritual harmony with nature and a balance between positive and negative energy forces (yin and yang). Yin foods are cold and yang foods are hot. Cold foods are eaten when one has a fever, and hot foods are eaten when one has a cold illness.
Question 7 of 10
Which meal tray should the nurse deliver to a client of Orthodox Judaism faith who follows a kosher diet?Correct
Members of Orthodox Judaism adhere to dietary kosher laws. In this religion, the dairy-meat combination is unacceptable. Only fish that have scales and fins are allowed; meats that are allowed include animals that are vegetable eaters, cloven-hoofed, and ritually slaughtered.
Question 8 of 10
Which is the best nursing intervention regarding complementary and alternative medicine?Correct
Complementary and alternative therapies include a broad range of treatment modalities that are used to treat a disease or illness in addition to conventional therapy.
Question 9 of 10
When communicating with a patient who speaks a different language, which best practice should the nurse implement?Correct
Arranging for an interpreter would be the best practice when communicating with a patient who speaks a different language to be able to understand the patient clearly, other methods are not effective and would lead to misunderstanding.
Question 10 of 10
Preoperative treatment is discussed by the ambulatory care nurse, procedures with a client from Japan who is scheduled for surgery the following week. The client continually smiles and nods his head during the discussion. How should these nonverbal conduct be interpreted by the nurse?Correct
Nodding or smiling by an American Japanese patient only the cultural value of interpersonal harmony can be reflected.
Such nonverbal conduct may not indicate acceptance of the treatment, agreement with the speaker, or comprehension of the procedure.