Chapter 35

For the client who is at risk for stroke, the most important guideline the nurse should teach is to:

 

The family of a client diagnosed with a stroke asks the nurse if this health problem is very common. The nurse should respond that in the United States a person has a stroke every:

 

A client is being evaluated for a stroke. The nurse knows that one of the easiest and most common diagnostic tests used to differentiate between strokes is:

 

While instructing a client on stroke prevention, the nurse mentions medications that are useful in stroke prevention. The following medications are effective in preventing a stroke, EXCEPT:

 

A client is being seen in the emergency department experiencing symptoms of a stroke. The nurse realizes that the administration of a medication to break clots, such as tPA, should be administered within how many minutes of the client presenting to the emergency department?

 

The nurse, caring for a client with a traumatic brain injury, realizes that the major cause of these types of injuries is:

 

A client is diagnosed with a mild brain injury. Which of the following is an example of a mild injury?

 

The nurse, caring for a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury, knows the client and the family are eligible for specific federal programs because of the:

 

The nurse is planning care for a client diagnosed with increased intracranial pressure after a head injury. Which of the following interventions can be used to reduce increased intracranial pressure?

 

Which of the following should be avoidedwhen caring for a client diagnosed with increased intracranial pressure?

 

A client is being instructed on treatments available for a newly diagnosed brain tumor. The nurse realizes that this client's treatment could include all of the following EXCEPT:

 

A client diagnosed with an embolic stroke is not a candidate for tPA. The nurse realizes that the client might be eligible for which of the following forms of treatment?

 

A client diagnosed with a brain tumor is going to receive chemotherapy. The nurse realizes that which of the following medications would most likely be prescribed for this client's treatment?

 

 

A client, being tested for a stroke, is not a candidate for tPA. Which of the following would be contraindicated for the use of tPA? (Select all that apply.)

 

The nurse, planning care for a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury, is including interventions to prevent sympathetic storming. Which of the following should be included in this client's plan of care? (Select all that apply.)

 

The nurse is providing discharge instructions to a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.)

 

A client asks the nurse to explain symptoms that would indicate the presence of a brain tumor. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client? (Select all that apply.)

 

The nurse is instructing a client diagnosed with a brain tumor on symptoms to immediately report to her physician. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

The nurse, caring for a client diagnosed with a brain tumor, is planning interventions to assist with swallowing and prevent aspiration. Which of the following would be appropriate for this client? (Select all that apply.)

 

Chapter 51

A child care worker complains of flu-like symptoms. On further assessment, hepatitis is suspected. The nurse realizes that this individual is at risk for which type of hepatitis?

 

An older male is diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver. The nurse knows that the most likely cause of this problem is:

 

When the liver is seriously damaged, ammonia levels can rise in the body. One of the treatments for this is:

 

A client is scheduled for a liver biopsy. The nurse realizes that the most important sign to assess for is:

 

 

The nurse realizes that the organ which is a major site for metastases, harboring and growing cancerous cells that originated in some other part of the body, is the:

 

 

A school age child is placed on a waiting list for a liver transplant. The nurse knows that the most common reason for children to need this type of transplant is because of:

 

Because health care workers are at a greater risk of hepatitis B infection, it is recommended that all health care workers:

 

A client who usually smokes a pack of cigarettes a day tells the nurse that he cannot stand the smell of smoke. The nurse realizes that this client is in which phase of hepatitis?

 

 

A female client is surprised to learn that she has been diagnosed with hemochromatosis. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client?

 

A client is diagnosed with liver disease. Which of the following is one impact of this disorder on a client's fluid and electrolyte status?

 

The nurse, caring for a client recovering from the placement of a shunt to treat portal hypertension, should assess the client for which of the following complications associated with this surgery?

 

A client is diagnosed with macrovesicular fatty liver. Which of the following should the nurse instruct this client?

 

A client diagnosed with cirrhosis is experiencing the complication of ascites. Which of the following would be considered treatment for this complication? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

A client is recovering from an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP). Which of the following should the nurse assess as possible complications from this procedure? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

A client is demonstrating yellow pigmentation of the skin and sclera. Which of the following can be used to describe this clients symptoms? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

The nurse is providing dietary instruction to a client diagnosed with Wilsons disease. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.)

 

A client is diagnosed with a disorder of the liver. The nurse realizes this client might experience which of the following? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

A client is diagnosed with portal hypertension. The nurse should assess the client for which of the following disorders associated with this diagnosis? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

Chapter 60

A client tells the nurse that he has pain, swelling, fatigue, and numbness of his hands. The nurse should assess the client for which of the following occupations?

 

A client who plays baseball on the weekends is experiencing an arm injury. The nurse realizes this client needs to be evaluated for:

 

A client, diagnosed with an ankle sprain, is prescribed ibuprofen to control pain and inflammation. What instruction should the client receive concerning this medication?

 

A client, experiencing a fractured arm, asks the nurse why the splint is being applied. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client?

 

A client has had a cast applied to immobilize a right ulnar fracture. Which of the following nursing interventions is most important?

 

A client with a right arm cast is experiencing signs of a serious complication. Which of the following would cause the nurse the most concern?

 

A client is unable to pass the chair raise test. The nurse realizes this client is experiencing:

 

A client has been wearing a splint for carpal tunnel syndrome for 7 weeks. The nurse realizes that which of the following would be the next course of treatment for this client?

 

The nurse is planning care for a client recovering from a meniscal injury. Which of the following should be included as strategies to avoid future injuries?

 

A client with an ankle sprain is instructed to follow RICE. Which of the following should the nurse instruct the client regarding this process?

 

The nurse is evaluating the effectiveness of care for a client recovering from an injured Achilles tendon. Which of the following would indicate that care has been effective?

 

The nurse is instructing a client on ways to prevent the onset of stress fractures. Which of the following should be included in these instructions?

 

The nurse suspects a client, recovering from hip replacement surgery, is experiencing an infection when which of the following is assessed?

 

The nurse is concerned that a client is demonstrating signs of compartment syndrome. Which of the following is considered a classical symptom of this disorder? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

A client is diagnosed with a pathological fracture. For which of the following disease processes should the nurse assess the client? (Select all that apply.)

 

A client, recovering from a fractured pelvis, begins to have dyspnea and restlessness. The nurse is concerned that the client is experiencing a fat emboli when which of the following are assessed? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

The nurse is assessing a client recovering from abdominal surgery for the development of a deep vein thrombosis. Which of the following would indicate that the client is experiencing this disorder? (Select all that apply.)

 

The nurse is planning care for a client recovering from an amputation. Which of the following should be included in this plan of care? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

 

Chapter 35

For the client who is at risk for stroke, the most important guideline the nurse should teach is to:

 

The family of a client diagnosed with a stroke asks the nurse if this health problem is very common. The nurse should respond that in the United States a person has a stroke every:

 

A client is being evaluated for a stroke. The nurse knows that one of the easiest and most common diagnostic tests used to differentiate between strokes is:

 

While instructing a client on stroke prevention, the nurse mentions medications that are useful in stroke prevention. The following medications are effective in preventing a stroke, EXCEPT:

 

A client is being seen in the emergency department experiencing symptoms of a stroke. The nurse realizes that the administration of a medication to break clots, such as tPA, should be administered within how many minutes of the client presenting to the emergency department?

 

The nurse, caring for a client with a traumatic brain injury, realizes that the major cause of these types of injuries is:

 

A client is diagnosed with a mild brain injury. Which of the following is an example of a mild injury?

 

The nurse, caring for a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury, knows the client and the family are eligible for specific federal programs because of the:

 

The nurse is planning care for a client diagnosed with increased intracranial pressure after a head injury. Which of the following interventions can be used to reduce increased intracranial pressure?

 

Which of the following should be avoidedwhen caring for a client diagnosed with increased intracranial pressure?

 

A client is being instructed on treatments available for a newly diagnosed brain tumor. The nurse realizes that this client's treatment could include all of the following EXCEPT:

 

A client diagnosed with an embolic stroke is not a candidate for tPA. The nurse realizes that the client might be eligible for which of the following forms of treatment?

 

A client diagnosed with a brain tumor is going to receive chemotherapy. The nurse realizes that which of the following medications would most likely be prescribed for this client's treatment?

 

 

A client, being tested for a stroke, is not a candidate for tPA. Which of the following would be contraindicated for the use of tPA? (Select all that apply.)

 

The nurse, planning care for a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury, is including interventions to prevent sympathetic storming. Which of the following should be included in this client's plan of care? (Select all that apply.)

 

The nurse is providing discharge instructions to a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.)

 

A client asks the nurse to explain symptoms that would indicate the presence of a brain tumor. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client? (Select all that apply.)

 

The nurse is instructing a client diagnosed with a brain tumor on symptoms to immediately report to her physician. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

The nurse, caring for a client diagnosed with a brain tumor, is planning interventions to assist with swallowing and prevent aspiration. Which of the following would be appropriate for this client? (Select all that apply.)

 

Chapter 51

A child care worker complains of flu-like symptoms. On further assessment, hepatitis is suspected. The nurse realizes that this individual is at risk for which type of hepatitis?

 

An older male is diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver. The nurse knows that the most likely cause of this problem is:

 

When the liver is seriously damaged, ammonia levels can rise in the body. One of the treatments for this is:

 

A client is scheduled for a liver biopsy. The nurse realizes that the most important sign to assess for is:

 

 

The nurse realizes that the organ which is a major site for metastases, harboring and growing cancerous cells that originated in some other part of the body, is the:

 

 

A school age child is placed on a waiting list for a liver transplant. The nurse knows that the most common reason for children to need this type of transplant is because of:

 

Because health care workers are at a greater risk of hepatitis B infection, it is recommended that all health care workers:

 

A client who usually smokes a pack of cigarettes a day tells the nurse that he cannot stand the smell of smoke. The nurse realizes that this client is in which phase of hepatitis?

 

 

A female client is surprised to learn that she has been diagnosed with hemochromatosis. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client?

 

A client is diagnosed with liver disease. Which of the following is one impact of this disorder on a client's fluid and electrolyte status?

 

The nurse, caring for a client recovering from the placement of a shunt to treat portal hypertension, should assess the client for which of the following complications associated with this surgery?

 

A client is diagnosed with macrovesicular fatty liver. Which of the following should the nurse instruct this client?

 

A client diagnosed with cirrhosis is experiencing the complication of ascites. Which of the following would be considered treatment for this complication? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

A client is recovering from an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP). Which of the following should the nurse assess as possible complications from this procedure? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

A client is demonstrating yellow pigmentation of the skin and sclera. Which of the following can be used to describe this clients symptoms? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

The nurse is providing dietary instruction to a client diagnosed with Wilsons disease. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.)

 

A client is diagnosed with a disorder of the liver. The nurse realizes this client might experience which of the following? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

A client is diagnosed with portal hypertension. The nurse should assess the client for which of the following disorders associated with this diagnosis? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

Chapter 60

A client tells the nurse that he has pain, swelling, fatigue, and numbness of his hands. The nurse should assess the client for which of the following occupations?

 

A client who plays baseball on the weekends is experiencing an arm injury. The nurse realizes this client needs to be evaluated for:

 

A client, diagnosed with an ankle sprain, is prescribed ibuprofen to control pain and inflammation. What instruction should the client receive concerning this medication?

 

A client, experiencing a fractured arm, asks the nurse why the splint is being applied. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client?

 

A client has had a cast applied to immobilize a right ulnar fracture. Which of the following nursing interventions is most important?

 

A client with a right arm cast is experiencing signs of a serious complication. Which of the following would cause the nurse the most concern?

 

A client is unable to pass the chair raise test. The nurse realizes this client is experiencing:

 

A client has been wearing a splint for carpal tunnel syndrome for 7 weeks. The nurse realizes that which of the following would be the next course of treatment for this client?

 

The nurse is planning care for a client recovering from a meniscal injury. Which of the following should be included as strategies to avoid future injuries?

 

A client with an ankle sprain is instructed to follow RICE. Which of the following should the nurse instruct the client regarding this process?

 

The nurse is evaluating the effectiveness of care for a client recovering from an injured Achilles tendon. Which of the following would indicate that care has been effective?

 

The nurse is instructing a client on ways to prevent the onset of stress fractures. Which of the following should be included in these instructions?

 

The nurse suspects a client, recovering from hip replacement surgery, is experiencing an infection when which of the following is assessed?

 

The nurse is concerned that a client is demonstrating signs of compartment syndrome. Which of the following is considered a classical symptom of this disorder? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

A client is diagnosed with a pathological fracture. For which of the following disease processes should the nurse assess the client? (Select all that apply.)

 

A client, recovering from a fractured pelvis, begins to have dyspnea and restlessness. The nurse is concerned that the client is experiencing a fat emboli when which of the following are assessed? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

The nurse is assessing a client recovering from abdominal surgery for the development of a deep vein thrombosis. Which of the following would indicate that the client is experiencing this disorder? (Select all that apply.)

 

The nurse is planning care for a client recovering from an amputation. Which of the following should be included in this plan of care? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

 

Chapter 35

For the client who is at risk for stroke, the most important guideline the nurse should teach is to:

 

The family of a client diagnosed with a stroke asks the nurse if this health problem is very common. The nurse should respond that in the United States a person has a stroke every:

 

A client is being evaluated for a stroke. The nurse knows that one of the easiest and most common diagnostic tests used to differentiate between strokes is:

 

While instructing a client on stroke prevention, the nurse mentions medications that are useful in stroke prevention. The following medications are effective in preventing a stroke, EXCEPT:

 

A client is being seen in the emergency department experiencing symptoms of a stroke. The nurse realizes that the administration of a medication to break clots, such as tPA, should be administered within how many minutes of the client presenting to the emergency department?

 

The nurse, caring for a client with a traumatic brain injury, realizes that the major cause of these types of injuries is:

 

A client is diagnosed with a mild brain injury. Which of the following is an example of a mild injury?

 

The nurse, caring for a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury, knows the client and the family are eligible for specific federal programs because of the:

 

The nurse is planning care for a client diagnosed with increased intracranial pressure after a head injury. Which of the following interventions can be used to reduce increased intracranial pressure?

 

Which of the following should be avoidedwhen caring for a client diagnosed with increased intracranial pressure?

 

A client is being instructed on treatments available for a newly diagnosed brain tumor. The nurse realizes that this client's treatment could include all of the following EXCEPT:

 

A client diagnosed with an embolic stroke is not a candidate for tPA. The nurse realizes that the client might be eligible for which of the following forms of treatment?

 

A client diagnosed with a brain tumor is going to receive chemotherapy. The nurse realizes that which of the following medications would most likely be prescribed for this client's treatment?

 

 

A client, being tested for a stroke, is not a candidate for tPA. Which of the following would be contraindicated for the use of tPA? (Select all that apply.)

 

The nurse, planning care for a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury, is including interventions to prevent sympathetic storming. Which of the following should be included in this client's plan of care? (Select all that apply.)

 

The nurse is providing discharge instructions to a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.)

 

A client asks the nurse to explain symptoms that would indicate the presence of a brain tumor. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client? (Select all that apply.)

 

The nurse is instructing a client diagnosed with a brain tumor on symptoms to immediately report to her physician. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

The nurse, caring for a client diagnosed with a brain tumor, is planning interventions to assist with swallowing and prevent aspiration. Which of the following would be appropriate for this client? (Select all that apply.)

 

Chapter 51

A child care worker complains of flu-like symptoms. On further assessment, hepatitis is suspected. The nurse realizes that this individual is at risk for which type of hepatitis?

 

An older male is diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver. The nurse knows that the most likely cause of this problem is:

 

When the liver is seriously damaged, ammonia levels can rise in the body. One of the treatments for this is:

 

A client is scheduled for a liver biopsy. The nurse realizes that the most important sign to assess for is:

 

 

The nurse realizes that the organ which is a major site for metastases, harboring and growing cancerous cells that originated in some other part of the body, is the:

 

 

A school age child is placed on a waiting list for a liver transplant. The nurse knows that the most common reason for children to need this type of transplant is because of:

 

Because health care workers are at a greater risk of hepatitis B infection, it is recommended that all health care workers:

 

A client who usually smokes a pack of cigarettes a day tells the nurse that he cannot stand the smell of smoke. The nurse realizes that this client is in which phase of hepatitis?

 

 

A female client is surprised to learn that she has been diagnosed with hemochromatosis. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client?

 

A client is diagnosed with liver disease. Which of the following is one impact of this disorder on a client's fluid and electrolyte status?

 

The nurse, caring for a client recovering from the placement of a shunt to treat portal hypertension, should assess the client for which of the following complications associated with this surgery?

 

A client is diagnosed with macrovesicular fatty liver. Which of the following should the nurse instruct this client?

 

A client diagnosed with cirrhosis is experiencing the complication of ascites. Which of the following would be considered treatment for this complication? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

A client is recovering from an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP). Which of the following should the nurse assess as possible complications from this procedure? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

A client is demonstrating yellow pigmentation of the skin and sclera. Which of the following can be used to describe this clients symptoms? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

The nurse is providing dietary instruction to a client diagnosed with Wilsons disease. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.)

 

A client is diagnosed with a disorder of the liver. The nurse realizes this client might experience which of the following? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

A client is diagnosed with portal hypertension. The nurse should assess the client for which of the following disorders associated with this diagnosis? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

Chapter 60

A client tells the nurse that he has pain, swelling, fatigue, and numbness of his hands. The nurse should assess the client for which of the following occupations?

 

A client who plays baseball on the weekends is experiencing an arm injury. The nurse realizes this client needs to be evaluated for:

 

A client, diagnosed with an ankle sprain, is prescribed ibuprofen to control pain and inflammation. What instruction should the client receive concerning this medication?

 

A client, experiencing a fractured arm, asks the nurse why the splint is being applied. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client?

 

A client has had a cast applied to immobilize a right ulnar fracture. Which of the following nursing interventions is most important?

 

A client with a right arm cast is experiencing signs of a serious complication. Which of the following would cause the nurse the most concern?

 

A client is unable to pass the chair raise test. The nurse realizes this client is experiencing:

 

A client has been wearing a splint for carpal tunnel syndrome for 7 weeks. The nurse realizes that which of the following would be the next course of treatment for this client?

 

The nurse is planning care for a client recovering from a meniscal injury. Which of the following should be included as strategies to avoid future injuries?

 

A client with an ankle sprain is instructed to follow RICE. Which of the following should the nurse instruct the client regarding this process?

 

The nurse is evaluating the effectiveness of care for a client recovering from an injured Achilles tendon. Which of the following would indicate that care has been effective?

 

The nurse is instructing a client on ways to prevent the onset of stress fractures. Which of the following should be included in these instructions?

 

The nurse suspects a client, recovering from hip replacement surgery, is experiencing an infection when which of the following is assessed?

 

The nurse is concerned that a client is demonstrating signs of compartment syndrome. Which of the following is considered a classical symptom of this disorder? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

A client is diagnosed with a pathological fracture. For which of the following disease processes should the nurse assess the client? (Select all that apply.)

 

A client, recovering from a fractured pelvis, begins to have dyspnea and restlessness. The nurse is concerned that the client is experiencing a fat emboli when which of the following are assessed? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

The nurse is assessing a client recovering from abdominal surgery for the development of a deep vein thrombosis. Which of the following would indicate that the client is experiencing this disorder? (Select all that apply.)

 

The nurse is planning care for a client recovering from an amputation. Which of the following should be included in this plan of care? (Select all that apply.)

 

 

 

Chapter 35 Chapter 35 Chapter 35

For the client who is at risk for stroke, the most important guideline the nurse should teach is to: For the client who is at risk for stroke, the most important guideline the nurse should teach is to:

   

The family of a client diagnosed with a stroke asks the nurse if this health problem is very common. The nurse should respond that in the United States a person has a stroke every: The family of a client diagnosed with a stroke asks the nurse if this health problem is very common. The nurse should respond that in the United States a person has a stroke every:

   

A client is being evaluated for a stroke. The nurse knows that one of the easiest and most common diagnostic tests used to differentiate between strokes is: A client is being evaluated for a stroke. The nurse knows that one of the easiest and most common diagnostic tests used to differentiate between strokes is:

   

While instructing a client on stroke prevention, the nurse mentions medications that are useful in stroke prevention. The following medications are effective in preventing a stroke, EXCEPT: While instructing a client on stroke prevention, the nurse mentions medications that are useful in stroke prevention. The following medications are effective in preventing a stroke, EXCEPT:

   

A client is being seen in the emergency department experiencing symptoms of a stroke. The nurse realizes that the administration of a medication to break clots, such as tPA, should be administered within how many minutes of the client presenting to the emergency department? A client is being seen in the emergency department experiencing symptoms of a stroke. The nurse realizes that the administration of a medication to break clots, such as tPA, should be administered within how many minutes of the client presenting to the emergency department?

   

The nurse, caring for a client with a traumatic brain injury, realizes that the major cause of these types of injuries is: The nurse, caring for a client with a traumatic brain injury, realizes that the major cause of these types of injuries is:

   

A client is diagnosed with a mild brain injury. Which of the following is an example of a mild injury? A client is diagnosed with a mild brain injury. Which of the following is an example of a mild injury?

   

The nurse, caring for a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury, knows the client and the family are eligible for specific federal programs because of the: The nurse, caring for a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury, knows the client and the family are eligible for specific federal programs because of the:

   

The nurse is planning care for a client diagnosed with increased intracranial pressure after a head injury. Which of the following interventions can be used to reduce increased intracranial pressure? The nurse is planning care for a client diagnosed with increased intracranial pressure after a head injury. Which of the following interventions can be used to reduce increased intracranial pressure?

   

Which of the following should be avoidedwhen caring for a client diagnosed with increased intracranial pressure? Which of the following should be avoidedwhen caring for a client diagnosed with increased intracranial pressure? avoided

 

A client is being instructed on treatments available for a newly diagnosed brain tumor. The nurse realizes that this client's treatment could include all of the following EXCEPT: A client is being instructed on treatments available for a newly diagnosed brain tumor. The nurse realizes that this client's treatment could include all of the following EXCEPT:

   

A client diagnosed with an embolic stroke is not a candidate for tPA. The nurse realizes that the client might be eligible for which of the following forms of treatment? A client diagnosed with an embolic stroke is not a candidate for tPA. The nurse realizes that the client might be eligible for which of the following forms of treatment?

   

A client diagnosed with a brain tumor is going to receive chemotherapy. The nurse realizes that which of the following medications would most likely be prescribed for this client's treatment? A client diagnosed with a brain tumor is going to receive chemotherapy. The nurse realizes that which of the following medications would most likely be prescribed for this client's treatment?

   

   

A client, being tested for a stroke, is not a candidate for tPA. Which of the following would be contraindicated for the use of tPA? (Select all that apply.) A client, being tested for a stroke, is not a candidate for tPA. Which of the following would be contraindicated for the use of tPA? (Select all that apply.)

   

The nurse, planning care for a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury, is including interventions to prevent sympathetic storming. Which of the following should be included in this client's plan of care? (Select all that apply.) The nurse, planning care for a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury, is including interventions to prevent sympathetic storming. Which of the following should be included in this client's plan of care? (Select all that apply.)

   

The nurse is providing discharge instructions to a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.) The nurse is providing discharge instructions to a client recovering from a traumatic brain injury. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.)

   

A client asks the nurse to explain symptoms that would indicate the presence of a brain tumor. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client? (Select all that apply.) A client asks the nurse to explain symptoms that would indicate the presence of a brain tumor. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client? (Select all that apply.)

   

The nurse is instructing a client diagnosed with a brain tumor on symptoms to immediately report to her physician. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.) The nurse is instructing a client diagnosed with a brain tumor on symptoms to immediately report to her physician. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.)

   

   

The nurse, caring for a client diagnosed with a brain tumor, is planning interventions to assist with swallowing and prevent aspiration. Which of the following would be appropriate for this client? (Select all that apply.) The nurse, caring for a client diagnosed with a brain tumor, is planning interventions to assist with swallowing and prevent aspiration. Which of the following would be appropriate for this client? (Select all that apply.)

   

Chapter 51 Chapter 51 Chapter 51

A child care worker complains of flu-like symptoms. On further assessment, hepatitis is suspected. The nurse realizes that this individual is at risk for which type of hepatitis? A child care worker complains of flu-like symptoms. On further assessment, hepatitis is suspected. The nurse realizes that this individual is at risk for which type of hepatitis?

   

An older male is diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver. The nurse knows that the most likely cause of this problem is: An older male is diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver. The nurse knows that the most likely cause of this problem is:

   

When the liver is seriously damaged, ammonia levels can rise in the body. One of the treatments for this is: When the liver is seriously damaged, ammonia levels can rise in the body. One of the treatments for this is:

   

A client is scheduled for a liver biopsy. The nurse realizes that the most important sign to assess for is: A client is scheduled for a liver biopsy. The nurse realizes that the most important sign to assess for is:

   

   

The nurse realizes that the organ which is a major site for metastases, harboring and growing cancerous cells that originated in some other part of the body, is the: The nurse realizes that the organ which is a major site for metastases, harboring and growing cancerous cells that originated in some other part of the body, is the:

   

   

A school age child is placed on a waiting list for a liver transplant. The nurse knows that the most common reason for children to need this type of transplant is because of: A school age child is placed on a waiting list for a liver transplant. The nurse knows that the most common reason for children to need this type of transplant is because of:

     

Because health care workers are at a greater risk of hepatitis B infection, it is recommended that all health care workers: Because health care workers are at a greater risk of hepatitis B infection, it is recommended that all health care workers:

   

A client who usually smokes a pack of cigarettes a day tells the nurse that he cannot stand the smell of smoke. The nurse realizes that this client is in which phase of hepatitis? A client who usually smokes a pack of cigarettes a day tells the nurse that he cannot stand the smell of smoke. The nurse realizes that this client is in which phase of hepatitis?

   

 

A female client is surprised to learn that she has been diagnosed with hemochromatosis. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client? A female client is surprised to learn that she has been diagnosed with hemochromatosis. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client?

   

A client is diagnosed with liver disease. Which of the following is one impact of this disorder on a client's fluid and electrolyte status? A client is diagnosed with liver disease. Which of the following is one impact of this disorder on a client's fluid and electrolyte status?

   

The nurse, caring for a client recovering from the placement of a shunt to treat portal hypertension, should assess the client for which of the following complications associated with this surgery? The nurse, caring for a client recovering from the placement of a shunt to treat portal hypertension, should assess the client for which of the following complications associated with this surgery?

   

A client is diagnosed with macrovesicular fatty liver. Which of the following should the nurse instruct this client? A client is diagnosed with macrovesicular fatty liver. Which of the following should the nurse instruct this client?

   

A client diagnosed with cirrhosis is experiencing the complication of ascites. Which of the following would be considered treatment for this complication? (Select all that apply.) A client diagnosed with cirrhosis is experiencing the complication of ascites. Which of the following would be considered treatment for this complication? (Select all that apply.)

   

   

A client is recovering from an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP). Which of the following should the nurse assess as possible complications from this procedure? (Select all that apply.) A client is recovering from an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP). Which of the following should the nurse assess as possible complications from this procedure? (Select all that apply.)

   

   

A client is demonstrating yellow pigmentation of the skin and sclera. Which of the following can be used to describe this clients symptoms? (Select all that apply.) A client is demonstrating yellow pigmentation of the skin and sclera. Which of the following can be used to describe this clients symptoms? (Select all that apply.)

   

   

The nurse is providing dietary instruction to a client diagnosed with Wilsons disease. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.) The nurse is providing dietary instruction to a client diagnosed with Wilsons disease. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? (Select all that apply.)

   

A client is diagnosed with a disorder of the liver. The nurse realizes this client might experience which of the following? (Select all that apply.) A client is diagnosed with a disorder of the liver. The nurse realizes this client might experience which of the following? (Select all that apply.)

   

   

A client is diagnosed with portal hypertension. The nurse should assess the client for which of the following disorders associated with this diagnosis? (Select all that apply.) A client is diagnosed with portal hypertension. The nurse should assess the client for which of the following disorders associated with this diagnosis? (Select all that apply.)

   

     

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A client tells the nurse that he has pain, swelling, fatigue, and numbness of his hands. The nurse should assess the client for which of the following occupations? A client tells the nurse that he has pain, swelling, fatigue, and numbness of his hands. The nurse should assess the client for which of the following occupations?

   

A client who plays baseball on the weekends is experiencing an arm injury. The nurse realizes this client needs to be evaluated for: A client who plays baseball on the weekends is experiencing an arm injury. The nurse realizes this client needs to be evaluated for:

   

A client, diagnosed with an ankle sprain, is prescribed ibuprofen to control pain and inflammation. What instruction should the client receive concerning this medication? A client, diagnosed with an ankle sprain, is prescribed ibuprofen to control pain and inflammation. What instruction should the client receive concerning this medication?

   

A client, experiencing a fractured arm, asks the nurse why the splint is being applied. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client? A client, experiencing a fractured arm, asks the nurse why the splint is being applied. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client?

   

A client has had a cast applied to immobilize a right ulnar fracture. Which of the following nursing interventions is most important? A client has had a cast applied to immobilize a right ulnar fracture. Which of the following nursing interventions is most important?

   

A client with a right arm cast is experiencing signs of a serious complication. Which of the following would cause the nurse the most concern? A client with a right arm cast is experiencing signs of a serious complication. Which of the following would cause the nurse the most concern?

   

A client is unable to pass the chair raise test. The nurse realizes this client is experiencing: A client is unable to pass the chair raise test. The nurse realizes this client is experiencing:

   

A client has been wearing a splint for carpal tunnel syndrome for 7 weeks. The nurse realizes that which of the following would be the next course of treatment for this client? A client has been wearing a splint for carpal tunnel syndrome for 7 weeks. The nurse realizes that which of the following would be the next course of treatment for this client?

   

The nurse is planning care for a client recovering from a meniscal injury. Which of the following should be included as strategies to avoid future injuries? The nurse is planning care for a client recovering from a meniscal injury. Which of the following should be included as strategies to avoid future injuries?

   

A client with an ankle sprain is instructed to follow RICE. Which of the following should the nurse instruct the client regarding this process? A client with an ankle sprain is instructed to follow RICE. Which of the following should the nurse instruct the client regarding this process?

   

The nurse is evaluating the effectiveness of care for a client recovering from an injured Achilles tendon. Which of the following would indicate that care has been effective? The nurse is evaluating the effectiveness of care for a client recovering from an injured Achilles tendon. Which of the following would indicate that care has been effective?

   

The nurse is instructing a client on ways to prevent the onset of stress fractures. Which of the following should be included in these instructions? The nurse is instructing a client on ways to prevent the onset of stress fractures. Which of the following should be included in these instructions?

   

The nurse suspects a client, recovering from hip replacement surgery, is experiencing an infection when which of the following is assessed? The nurse suspects a client, recovering from hip replacement surgery, is experiencing an infection when which of the following is assessed?

   

The nurse is concerned that a client is demonstrating signs of compartment syndrome. Which of the following is considered a classical symptom of this disorder? (Select all that apply.) The nurse is concerned that a client is demonstrating signs of compartment syndrome. Which of the following is considered a classical symptom of this disorder? (Select all that apply.)

   

   

A client is diagnosed with a pathological fracture. For which of the following disease processes should the nurse assess the client? (Select all that apply.) A client is diagnosed with a pathological fracture. For which of the following disease processes should the nurse assess the client? (Select all that apply.)

 

A client, recovering from a fractured pelvis, begins to have dyspnea and restlessness. The nurse is concerned that the client is experiencing a fat emboli when which of the following are assessed? (Select all that apply.) A client, recovering from a fractured pelvis, begins to have dyspnea and restlessness. The nurse is concerned that the client is experiencing a fat emboli when which of the following are assessed? (Select all that apply.)

   

   

The nurse is assessing a client recovering from abdominal surgery for the development of a deep vein thrombosis. Which of the following would indicate that the client is experiencing this disorder? (Select all that apply.) The nurse is assessing a client recovering from abdominal surgery for the development of a deep vein thrombosis. Which of the following would indicate that the client is experiencing this disorder? (Select all that apply.)

   

The nurse is planning care for a client recovering from an amputation. Which of the following should be included in this plan of care? (Select all that apply.) The nurse is planning care for a client recovering from an amputation. Which of the following should be included in this plan of care? (Select all that apply.)

   

   

   

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