When planning care for a patient with pain the nurse might remember that analgisics are best given?
Before pain reaches maximum intensity
Comparing chronic and acute pain select the correct the statement of acute pain?
Area of pain is well define and intense
Which of the following is the best way to assess the intensity of the patient’s pain?
Using a rating scale from 1-10 with 10 been the
most intense pain
BLANK is a condition where there is an
excessive accumulation of abase or loss of acid fluids ---
Patient presents in the E.R department with the potacium level of 2.8 which drug will contribute to hypokalemia?
Patient with fluid volume excess is placed on fluid restriction the nurse can plan to?
encourage small amounts of fluids in evenly space intervels
When assessing the patient who is hyperventilating due to anxiety nurse looks for sings and symptoms of?
Patient is receiving 500ml I.V n.s that needs to be infuse over a period of 8hrs. in when entering the room the nurse notes that the IV solution has been infuse in 1hr the pt. must now be observe with s/s of?
Individual who has sustain trauma in a vehicle accident and is loosing blood is in danger of developing which of the following types of shocks?
If a pt. has had an miocardial infarction and the heart is unable to pump blood to the tissue the pt. might develop?
Pt. who is 2hrs postoperative rings his bell nurse arrives to find abdominal dressing with blood, he appears restless and b/p normal pulse rate high immediate nursing intervention?
Elevate the feet unless contra indicative
The skin apperiance is associated with hypovolemia that occurs with shock is?
Pale cool and clammy
Nurse needs to care for a pt. during the immediate postoperative period which of the following factors predispose pt from hypoxia?
Pulling secretions in the lungs
Residual drug affect
What does weight gain during the postoperative period signify?
Which of the following diet modification may be recommended to reduce the risk of cancer?
Increase the intake of vegies. like broccoli
Which of the following safety measuasures must the NX implement to minimise radiation affect while working with pts. who have just undergone radiation therapy?
Limit time spent w/ the pt.
Which of the following is a nursing intervention when monitoring pts receiving radiation therapy?
Monitor pts. for sings of bone marrow suppressions
BLANK is an excision in which the tumor is removed along with a small margen
During physical examination of the pt. nx oscultate breaths sounds which of the following are normal lung sounds?
sounds heard over the lung feels quiet and low pitch
What does the nx asses postoperatively in a pt w/ a nasal fracture?
Which of the following is an initial s/s of acute bronchitis?
A non-productive cough
Which of the following should the nurse include w/ a pt. acute bronchitis?
wash your hands
How does a nx. nosocomial occur?
In a health care seting
Which of the following will be most appropriate nursing intervention when caring for a pt w/fractured ribs?
Apply immobilization divice after examination of a physician