Med Surg VATI STUDY GUIDE 2020 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
A home health nurse is assisting in the preparation of a quality improvement plan regarding home safety. What are some home safety modifications that should be included in this plan?
A nurse is caring for a client admitted with suspected meningitis. The provider has prescribed contact precautions for the client. What action should the nurse take?
A client is receiving external radiation therapy. Identify three (3) examples of potential adverse reactions to this therapy that can occur to the skin and mucous membranes.
Blanching of the skin, erythema, desquamation, sloughing, hemorrhage
A nurse is caring for a client with osteoporosis. Discuss general nursing care required for this client including fall prevention techniques.
For fall prevention make sure to discard of rugs and loose carpet, place electrical cords behind furniture or close to walls, provide aids as needed, use nonskid mats in the shower, place grab bars near toilet and shower, place shower chair in the shower and provide bedside commode as needed, ensure adequate lighting. Help assess the home environment for safety hazards if possible. Instruct client on adequate values of vitamin D, calcium, protein, magnesium and other trace minerals. Encourage weight bearing exercises
A nurse is providing education to a client at risk for osteoporosis. What information for prevention of osteoporosis should the nurse include in this education?
Increased Calcium intake and encourage weight bearing exercises.
A client with hip osteoarthritis will undergo a total hip arthroplasty. What are two (2) postoperative complications following total hip arthroplasty?
Fat embolism, Dislocation DONOT adduct or cross leg, Infection