The nurse correctly tells the client that the primary goal in the treatment for Meniere's disease is to:
B) Preserve remaining hearing
(Others are goals, NOT interventions)
The nuse implements which of the following in the plan of care for a client who is hearing impaired?
B) Speaks slowly
How does the nurse correctly straighten the ear canal in preparing to administer ear drops to an adult client?
Pull the pinna upward and outward
(For children: pull down and back)
The nurse assesses which of the following as a cause of conductive hearing loss? Select all that apply:
F) Middle ear disease
The nurse collects a history froma client with suspected sensorineural hearing loss. Which of the following supports the diagnosis and should be reported?
B) A history of exposure to excessive noise over a period of time
A 21y/o male has confirmed diagnosis of a brain tumor. Following surgery for a tumor in the temporal lobe, the nursing assessment should include:
C) Inability to perceive sound
A 68y/o client comes to the clinic with complaints of pain in her joints. She is given a diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis and the physician orders ASA therapy. Before discharge the nurse teaches the client that possible side effects of ASA therapy are: