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ATI Med-Surg Proctored Exam Latest Part B [Latest Best Study Guide 2020]

ATI Med-Surg Proctored Exam Latest Part B [Latest Best Study Guide 2020] MED-SURG PART B 1. A nurse is reinforcing teaching with an older adult client who has osteoporosis. Which of the following instructions should the nurse in the teaching? a) "Place throw rugs on wooden floors at home." b) "Supplement your diet with vitamin E." c) "Swim laps for 20 minutes twice per week." d) "Take calcium supplements with meals." (The nurse should instruct the client to take calcium carbonate supplements with or following meals to increase absorption and effectiveness.) 2. A nurse is reviewing the medication record of a client who is taking digoxin. Which of the following medications should the nurse identify as increasing the risk for the client to develop digoxin toxicity? a) Potassium chloride b) Famotidine c) Levothyroxine d) Furosemide (The nurse should identify that loop diuretics, such as furosemide, increase the urinary excretion of potassium, which can lead to hypokalemia. Hypokalemia increases the risk for the development of digoxin toxicity.) 3. A nurse is reinforcing teaching about insulin injections with an adult client who weighs 45.4 kg (100 lb.). Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? a) "I should insert the needle at a 90-degree angle." b) "I should give my shot in my belly tissue." (Clients who have low body weights can have very little subcutaneous tissue. Therefore, the nurse should instruct the client to administer the medication in the upper abdomen for proper absorption.) c) "I will pull back on the syringe plunger to look for blood before I push the medication in." d) "I will use the side of my hand to pull my skin to the side prior to administering the insulin." 4. A nurse is reinforcing discharge teaching for a client who had a mechanical mitral valve replacement. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? a) "I will notify my dentist about this procedure." (The nurse should instruct the client to notify his dentist about the mechanical mitral valve replacement before any procedures so antibiotic therapy can be initiated to reduce the risk of endocardial infection.) b) "I will take an enteric-coated aspirin daily." c) "I will use a firm-bristled toothbrush." d) "I will weigh myself once a week." 5. A nurse is reviewing the medical record for an older adult client who is experiencing nausea and vomiting. Based on the client data, which of the following actions should the nurse take? (Click on the “Exhibit” button for additional client information. There are three tabs that contain separate categories of data.)

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