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A nurse is caring for a client who is having a seizure. Which of the following interventions in the nurse’s priority? A nurse is caring for a group of clients. The nurse should plan to make a ref erral to physical therapy for which of the following clients? A nurse is reviewing the health record of a client who is scheduled for allergy skin testing. The nurse should postpone the testing and report to the provider which of the following findings? A home health nurse is assigned to a client who was recently discharged from a rehabilitation center after experiencing a right-hemispheric stroke. Which of the following neurologic deficits should the nurse expect to find when assessing the client? (SATA) A nurse is caring for a client who is 12 hr postoperative following a total hip arthroplasty. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is preparing to admit a client who has dysphagia. The nurse should plan to place which of the following items at the client’s bedside table? A nurse is planning teaching for a client who has bladder cancer and is to undergo a cutaneous diversion procedure to establish a ureterostomy. Which of the following statements should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse in an emergency department is caring for a client who reports vomiting and diarrhea for the past 3 days. Which of the following findings should indicate to the nurse that the client is experiencing fluid volume deficit? A nurse is planning care for a client who is undergoing brachytherapy via a sealed vaginal implant to treat endometrial cancer. Which of the following actions should the nurse include in the client’s plan of care? A nurse is planning to provide discharge teaching for the family of an older adult client who has hemianopsia and is at risk for falls. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include? A nurse is planning care to decrease psychosocial health issues for a client who is starting dialysis treatments for chronic kidney disease. Which of the following interventions should the nurse include in the plan? A nurse is caring for a client who has a closed head injury and has an intraventricular catheter placed. Which of the following findings indicate that the client is experiencing increased intracranial pressure? (SATA) An older adult client is brought to an emergency department by a family member. Which od the following assessment findings should cause the nurse to suspect that the client has hypertonic dehydration? A nurse is caring for client who has a prescription for enalapril. The nurse should identify which of the following findings as an adverse effect of the medication? A nurse in a provider’s office is caring for a client who requests sildenafil to treat erectile dysfunction. Which of the following statements should the nurse make? A nurse is planning care for a client who has extensive burn injuries and is immunocompromised. Which of the following precautions should the nurse include in the plan of care to prevent a pseudomonas aeruginosa infection? A nurse is teaching a class about client rights. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include? A nurse is caring for a client who is receiving morphine for daily dressing changes. The client tells the nurse, “I don’t want any more morphine because I don’t want to get addicted”. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is preparing a client who has supraventricular tachycardia for elective cardioversion. Which of the following prescribed medications should the nurse instruct the client to withhold for 48hr prior to cardioversion? A nurse is caring for a client 1 hr following a cardiac cath. The nurse notes the formation of a hematoma at the insertion site and a decreased pulse rate in the affected extremity. Which of the following interventions is the nurse’s priority? A nurse is assessing a client who has Graves’ disease. Which of the following images should indicate to the nurse that the client has exophthalmos? A nurse is caring for a client who has a stage III pressure injury. Which of the following findings contributes to delayed wound healing? A nurse is providing teaching to a client who is receiving chemo and has a new prescription for epoetin alfa. Which of the following statements indicated an understanding of the teaching? A nurse is providing discharge instructions to a client following an upper gastrointestinal series with barium contrast. Which of the following information should the nurse provide? A nurse is assessing a client who has acute cholecystitis. Which of the following findings is the nurses priority? A nurse is teaching a client who has a family history of colorectal cancer. To help mitigate this risk, which of the following dietary alterations should the nurse recommend? A nurse is caring for a client who has emphysema and is receiving mechanical ventilation. The client appears anxious and restless, and the high-pressure alarm is sounding. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first? A nurse is providing preoperative teaching for a client who is scheduled for an open cholecystectomy. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse and an assistive personnel are caring for a client who has bacterial meningitis. The nurse should give the AP which of the following instructions? A nurse is preparing to administer a unit of packed RBCs to a client. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has chronic kidney disease and a new prescription for erythropoietin. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? A nurse is caring for a client who has hepatic encephalopathy that is being treating with lactulose. The client is experiencing excessive stools. Which of the following findings is an adverse effect of this medication? A nurse is providing teaching to an older adult female client who has stress incontinence and a BMI of 32. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? A nurse is caring for a client who has type 1 diabetes mellitus and has acute bronchitis for the past 3 days. Which of the following statements should the nurse include when instructing the client? t A nurse is caring for a client who is on bed rest and has a new prescription for enoxaparin subQ. Which of the following action should the nurse take? . A nurse is caring for a client who is undergoing hemodialysis to treat end-stage kidney disease. The client reports muscle cramps and a tingling sensation in their hands. Which of the following medications should the nurse plan to administer? e A nurse is assessing a client following the administration of magnesium sulfate 1g IV bolus. For which of the following adverse effects should the nurse monitor? A nurse is caring for a client who has diabetic ketoacidosis. Which of the following lab findings should the nurse expect? A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has irritable bowel syndrome. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse is caring for a client who has pancreatitis. The nurse should expect which of the following laboratory results to be below the expected reference range? A nurse is assessing a client who had extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy 6 hr ago. Which of the following findings should the nurse expect? A nurse is creating a plan of care for a client who has neutropenia as a result of chemotherapy. Which of the following interventions should the nurse include in the plan? A nurse is assessing a group of clients for indications of role changes. The nurse should identify that which of the following clients is at risk for experiencing a role change? A nurse in a provider’s office is assessing a client who has migraine headaches and is taking feverfew to prevent headaches. The nurse should identify that which of the following client medications interacts with feverfew? A nurse is conducting an admission history for a client who is to undergo a CT scan with an IV contrast agent. The nurse should identify that which of the following findings requires further assessment? A nurse has received change-of-shift report for a group of clients. Which of the following clients should the nurse assess first? A nurse is caring for a client who has anorexia, low-grade fever, night sweats, and a productive cough. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first? A nurse is an emergency department is caring for a client who has full-thickness burns over 20% of their total body surface area. After ensuring a patent airway and administering oxygen, which of the following items should the nurse prepare to administer first? A nurse is planning to irrigate and dress a clean, granulating wound for a client who has a pressure injury. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is providing teaching for a female client who has recurrent UTI. Which of the following info should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse is caring for a client who is experiencing supraventricular tachycardia. Upon assessing the client, the nurse observes the following findings: HR 200 B/P 78.40 RR 30. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is providing teaching to an older adult client who has cancer and a new prescription for an opioid analgesic for pain management. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse in an acute care facility is caring for a client who is at risk for seizures. Which of the following precautions should the nurse implement? A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has a gastric ulcer and a new prescription for omeprazole. The nurse should instruct the client that the medication provides relief by which of the following actions? A nurse is caring for client who has bilateral pneumonia and an SaO2 of 85%. The client has dyspnea with a productive cough and is using accessory muscles to breathe. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first? A nurse is assessing a male client for an inguinal hernia. Which of the following areas should the nurse palpate to verify that the client has an inguinal hernia? C A nurse in an emergency department is caring for a client who is experiencing a thyroid storm. Which of the following manifestations should the nurse expect? SATA A nurse is performing a dressing change for a client who is recovering from a hemicolectomy. When removing the dressing, the nurse notes that a large part of the bowel is protruding through the abdomen. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first? Call for help A nurse is providing discharge instructions to a client who has a partial-thickness burn on the hand. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include? A nurse is caring for a client who has HIV. Which of the following findings indicates a positive response to the prescribed HIV treatment? A nurse is assessing a client who has had a suspected stroke. The nurse should place priority on which of the following findings? A nurse in a provider’s office is assessing a client who has hypertension and takes propanalol. Which of the following findings should indicate to the nurse that the client is experiencing an adverse reaction to this medication? A nurse in an emergency department is assessing a client who has a detached retina. Which of the following should the nurse expect the client to report? A nurse is providing teaching to a female client who has a history of UTI. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse in an emergency department is reviewing the provider’s prescriptions for a client who sustained a rattlesnake bite to the lower leg. Which of the following prescriptions should the nurse suspect? A nurse is caring for a client who has chronic glomerulonephritis with oliguria. Which of the following findings should the nurse identify as a manifestation of chronic glomerulonephritis? A nurse in a community clinic is caring for a client who reports an increase in the frequency of migraine headaches. To help reduce the risk for migraine headaches, which of the following foods should the nurse recommend the client avoid? Aged cheese A nurse is assessing a client who has had a plaster cast applied to their left leg 2 hr ago. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is caring for a client who has viral pneumonia. The client’s pulse ox readings have fluctuated between 79% and 88% for the last 3o min. Which of the following oxygen delivery systems should the nurse initiate to provide the highest concentration of oxygen? k A nurse is caring for a client who has a new diagnosis of hyperthyroidism. Which of the following is the priority assessment finding that the nurse should report to the provider? A nurse is teaching a young adult client how to perform testicular self-exams. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include? A nurse is caring for a client who has a potassium level 3. Which of the following assessment findings should the nurse expect? A nurse is reviewing the lab results of a client who has cirrhosis. Which of the following lab values should the nurse expect? A nurse is providing discharge teaching to a client who has heart failure and a new prescription for a potassium-sparing diuretic. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse is evaluating a client who has a new diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitius. Which of the following client statements indicates the client is successfully coping with the change? A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has hypothyroidism and is receiving levothyroxine. The nurse should instruct the client that which of the following supplements can interfere with the effectiveness of the medication? A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has esophageal cancer and is to undergo radiation therapy. Which of the following statements should the nurse identify as an indication that the client understands the teaching? A nurse is performing a cardiac assessment for a client who had a MI 2 days ago. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first after hearing the following sound? A nurse is teaching a client who has venous insufficiency about self-care. Which of the following statements should the nurse identify as an indication that the client understands the teaching? I will wear clean graduated compression stockings everyday A nurse is caring for a client who is experiencing a tonic-clonic seizure. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? Loosen restrictive clothing A nurse is caring for a client who presents to a clinic for a 1 week follow up visit after hospitalization for a heart failure. Based on the information in the client’s chart, which of the following findings should the nurse report to the provider? A nurse is providing instructions to a client who has type 2 DM and a new prescription for metformin. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? A nurse in an ICU is assessing a client who has a traumatic brain injury. Which of the following findings should the nurse identify as a component of Cushing’s triad? A nurse is providing dietary teaching to a client who is postoperative following a thyroidectomy with removal of the parathyroid glands. The nurse should instruct the client to include which of the following foods that has the greatest amount of calcium in her diet? 12 Almonds because they are the best source of calcium to recommend because they contain 36 milligrams of calcium removal of the parathyroid glands which regulate calcium in the body can result in hypocalcemia A nurse is caring for a client who has portal hypertension. The client is vomiting blood missed with food after a meal. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first? Obtain vital signs A nurse is caring for a client who is postoperative following a total hip arthoplasty. Which of the following lab values should the nurse report to the provider? A nurse is caring for a client who has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and is being admitted to the hospital with pneumonia. Which of the following assessment findings is the nurse’s priority? A nurse is caring for a client who has a leg cast and is returning demonstration on the proper use of crutches while climbing stairs. Identify the sequence the client should follow when demonstrating crutch use. Places body weight on crutches, Advances the unaffected leg onto the stair, Shifts weight from the crutches to the unaffected leg, Brings the crutches and the affected leg up to the stair A nurse is reviewing the medical record of a client who has systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Which of the following findings should the nurse expect. A nurse is caring for a client who is receiving plasmapheresis through a venous access site. Which of the following action should the nurse take? A nurse is assessing a client who has Graves' disease. Which of the following images should indicate to the nurse that the client has exophthalmos? A nurse is performing a cardiac assessment for a client who had a myocardial infarction 2 days ago. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first after hearing the following sound? . A nurse is providing teaching to an older adult female client who has stress incontinence and a BMI of 32. Which of the following statement by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching. A nurse is reviewing the ABG results of a client who has advanced COPD. Which of the following results should the nurse expect? PsCO2 56 A nurse is providing teaching to a client who is perimenopausal and has a prescription for hormone replacement therapy. For which of the following adverse effects should the nurse instruct the client to notify the provider? A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has chronic kidney disease and a new prescription for erythropoietin. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? "I am taking this medication to increase my energy level." A nurse is teaching a client who has venous insufficiency about self-care. Which of the following statements should the nurse identify as an indication that the client understands the teaching?" A nurse is preparing the present a program about prevention of atherosclerosis at a health fair. Which of the following recommendations should the nurse plan to include? A nurse is caring for a client who is 12 hr postoperative following a total hip arthroplasty. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? *A nurse is preparing to administer a blood transfusion to a client who has anemia. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first? C *A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has anemia and a new prescription for an oral iron supplement. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? A nurse is caring for a client who is postoperative following a total hip arthroplasty. Which of the following laboratory values should the nurse report to the provider? Hgb 8 g/dL A nurse is caring for a client who has a leg cast and is returning demonstration on the proper use of crutches while climbing stairs. Identify the sequence the client should follow when demonstration crutch use. A nurse is caring for client who is on bed rest and has a new prescription for enoxaparin subcutaneous. Which of the following action should the nurse take? *A nurse is reviewing the laboratory results of a client who has aplastic anemia. Which of the following findings indicates a potential complication? WBC 2,000/mm3 A nurse in an emergency department is admitting a client who reports dyspnea and shortness of breath. Which of the following actions is the priority for the nurse to perform prior to administering oxygen? A nurse in a provider's office is caring for a client who requests sildenafil to treat erectile dysfunction. Which of the following statements should the nurse make? A nurse in a provider's office is providing teaching to a client who has a urinary tract infection and a new prescription for ciprofloxacin. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include? " A nurse is caring for a client who is receiving TPN. A new bag is not available when the current infusion is nearly completes. Which of the following action should the nurse take? *A nurse is providing follow-up care for a client who sustained a compound fracture 3 weeks ago. The nurse should recognize that an unexpected finding for which of the following laboratory values is a manifestation of osteomyelitis and should be reported to the provider? A nurse is caring for a client who has hypothyroidism. Which of the following manifestations should the nurse expect? *A nurse is providing discharge to a client who is to self-administer heparin subcutaneously. Which of the following responses by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? have." A nurse at an urgent care clinic is caring for a client who is experiencing an anaphylactic reaction. After ensuring a patent airway, which of the following nursing interventions is the priority? A nurse is assessing a male client for an inguinal hernia. Which of following areas should the nurse palpate to verify that the client has an inguinal hernia? C A nurse is checking the ECG rhythm strip for a client who has a temporary pacemaker. The nurse notes a spike (pacemaker artifact) followed by a QRS complex. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is caring for a client who is 8 hr postoperative following a total hip arthroplasty. The client is unable to void on the bedpan. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first? A nurse an acute care facility is caring for a client who is at risk for seizures. Which of the following precautions should the nurse implement? A nurse is caring for client who has a new diagnosis of hyperthyroidism. Which of the following is the priority assessment finding that the nurse should report to the provider? A nurse is reviewing the medication history of client who is to undergo allergy testing. The nurse should instruct the client to discontinue which of the following medications before the testing? A nurse is caring for a client who has an arterial line. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has a gastric ulcer and a new prescription for omeprazole. The nurse should instruct the client that the medication provides relief by which of the following actions? A nurse is caring for a client who has a new prescription for TPN. The client is to receive 2,000 kcal per day. The TPN solution has 500 kcal/L. The IV pump should be set at how many mL/hr? *A nurse is caring for a client following extubation of her endotracheal tube 10 min ago. Which of the following findings should the nurse report to the provider immediately? A nurse is caring for a client who had a nephrostomy tube inserted 12 hr ago. Which of the following findings should the nurse report to the provider? A nurse is assessing a client while suctioning the client's tracheostomy tube. Which of the following findings should indicate to the nurse the client is experiencing hypoxia? A nurse is planning teaching for a client who has bladder cancer and is to undergo a cutaneous diversion procedure to establish an ureterostomy. Which of the following statements should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse is teaching a client who has atrial fibrillation about the purpose of wearing a Holter monitor. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the teaching? " A nurse is providing discharge teaching to a client who has heart failure and a new prescription for a potassium-sparing diuretic. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse is caring for a client who has chronic glomerulonephritis with oliguria. Which of the following findings should the nurse identify as a manifestation of chronic glomerulonephritis? A nurse is caring for a client who has bilateral pneumonia and an SaO2 of 85%. The client is dyspneic with a productive cough and is using accessory muscles to breathe. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first? A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has AIDS. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding to the teaching? "I will take my temperature once a day." A nurse is assessing a client who has peripheral arterial disease. Which of the following findings should the nurse expect? Hair loss on the lower legs A nurse is providing teaching to an older adult client who as cancer and a new prescription for an opioid analgesic for pain management. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the teaching? "You should increase your fiber intake to prevent constipation." A nurse is planning care for a client who is scheduled for a thoracentesis. Which of the following interventions should the nurse include in the plan? Encourage the client to take deep breaths after the procedure. A nurse is caring for a client who has a prescription for enalapril. The nurse should identify which of the following findings as an adverse effect of the medication? Orthostatic hypotension A charge nurse is instructing a newly licensed nurse about caring for a client who has MRSA. Which of the following statements by the new nurse indicates an understanding of the teaching? "I will leave assessment equipment in the room to use on this client." A nurse is caring for a client who recently had a stroke of the right hemisphere. Which of the following manifestations should the nurse expect? Impulsive behavior A nurse is caring for a client who is exhibiting manifestations of a febrile reaction while receiving a blood transfusion. Which of the following medications should the nurse administer? Acetaminophen A nurse is assessing a client who has hypokalemia. Which of the following manifestations should the nurse expect? Decreased peristalsis A nurse is caring for client who is experiencing supraventricular tachycardia. Upon assessing the client, the nurse observes the following findings: heart rate 200/min, blood pressure 78/40 mm Hg, and respiratory rate 30/min. Which of the following actions should then nurse take? Perform synchronized cardioversion.A nurse providing dietary teaching to a client who is postoperative following a thryoidectomy with removal of the parathyroid glands. The nurse should instruct the client to include which of the following foods that has the greatest amount of calcium in her diet? 12 almonds A nurse is caring for a client who has DKA. Which of the following findings should indicate to the nurse that the client's condition is improving? Glucose 272 mg/dL A nurse is performing a dressing change for a client who is recovering from a hemicolectomy. When removing the dressing, the nurse notes that a large part of the bowel is protruding through the abdomen. Which of the following actions should the nurse take first? Call for help. A nurse is caring for a client who presents to a clinic for a 1-week follow-up visit after hospitalization for heart failure. Based on the information in the client's chart, which of the following findings should the nurse report to the provider? Heart rate 55/min A nurse is assessing for compartment syndrome in a client who has a short leg cast. Which of the following findings should the nurse identify as a manifestation of this condition? Pain that increases with passive movement A nurse is planning care for a client who is postoperative following a laparotomy and has a closed-suction drain. Which of the following actions should the nurse take to manage the drain? Compress the drain reservoir after emptying. A PACU nurse is assessing a client who is postoperative following a right nephrectomy. The client's initial vital signs were heart rate 80/min, blood pressure 130/70 mm Hg, respiratory rate 16/min, and temperature 36C. Which of the following vital sign changes should alert the nurse that the client might be hemorrhaging? Heart rate 110/min A nurse is assessing a client following the completion of hemodialysis. Which of the following findings is the nurse's priority to report to the provider? Restlessness A nurse is caring for a client who is having a seizure. Which of the following interventions is the nurse's priority? Turn the client to the side. A nurse is obtaining a medication history from a client who is scheduled to undergo cataract surgery. The nurse should recognize that which of the following client medications is a contraindication for the surgery and notify the provider? Warfarin R: because it is an anticoagulant which increases the client's risk for bleeding and is contraindicated for a client scheduled for I or Central Nervous System since surgery A nurse is providing teaching to a female client who has a history of urinary tract infections (UTIs). Which of the following information should the nurse include in the teaching? Clean the perineum form front to back. A nurse is assessing a client who has had a suspected cerebrovascular accident. The nurse should place the priority on which of the following findings? Dysphagia A nurse is planning care for a client who is postoperative following a parathyroidectomy. Which of the following actions should the nurse identify as the priority? Place a tracheostomy tray at the bedside. A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has type 2 diabetes mellitus and a new prescription for insulin lispro. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? "I will need to take the lispro in addition to my other prescribed insulin." A nurse is providing medication teaching to a group of clients who have seizure disorders. Which of the following information should the nurse include about phenytoin? Phenytoin decreases the effectiveness of oral contraceptives. R: because it stimulates the synthesis of hepatic enzymes which can decrease the activity of other medications including oral contraceptives A nurse is providing discharge teaching to a client who has active TB. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the instructions.? Sputum specimens are necessary every 2 to 4 weeks until there are three negative cultures. A nurse is planning care for a client who his having a modified radical mastectomy of the right breast. Which of the following interventions should the nurse include in the plan of care? Instruct the client that the drain is removed when there is 25 mL of output or less over a 24-hr period. Another similar questions – Flex the affected arm when ambulating at home A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has hypertension and a new prescription for verapamil. Which of the following juices should the nurse instruct the client to avoid? Grapefruit A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has asthma about the use of a metered-dose inhaler. The nurse should identify that which of the following client actions indicates an understanding of the teaching? Holding breath for 10 seconds after inhaling A nurse is providing instructions to a client who has type 2 DM and a new prescription for metformin. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? "I should take this medication with a meal." A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has IBS. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include in the teaching? Increase fiber intake to at least 30 g per day. A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has a new prescription for psyllium. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the the teaching? A nurse on a med-surg unit is receiving change-of-shift report on four clients. Which of the following clients should the nurse identify as having the greatest risk for developing an infection? *A nurse is planning discharge teaching for a client who has an external fixation device for a fracture of the lower extremity. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include in the plan of care? A nurse in an emergency department is caring for a client who has full-thickness burns over 20% of his total body surface area. After ensuring a patent airway and administering oxygen, which of the following items should the nurse prepare to administer first? A nurse is reviewing the medical record of a client who has osteomyelitis and a prescription for gentamicin. Which of the following findings from the client's medical record should indicate to the nurse the need to withhold the medication and notify the provider? A nurse is reviewing the lab results of a client who has a new diagnosis of acute leukemia. Which of the following findings should the nurse identify as an expected finding? t A nurse is an emergency department is caring for a client who report vomiting and diarrhea for the past 3 days. Which of the following findings should indicate to the nurse that the client is experiencing fluid volume deficit? A nurse is providing preoperative teaching for a client who his scheduled for an open cholecystectomy. Which of the following actions should the nurse take? A nurse is caring for a client who is receiving mechanical ventilation via a tracheostomy tube. The nurse should recognize that which of the following complications is associated with long-term mechanical ventilation? h A nurse is providing discharge instructions to a client who has laryngeal cancer and is receiving radiation treatment. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? A nurse is caring for a client who has a positive culture for C-diff. Which of the following action should the nurse take? A nurse in a provider's office is assessing a client who has migraine headaches and is taking feverfew to prevent her headaches. The nurse should identify that which of the following client medications interacts with feverfew? A nurse in an emergency department is planning care for a client who has a flail chest on the right side following a motor-vehicle crash. Which of the following actions should the nurse plan to take? A nurse is preparing to assist with the insertion of a nontunneled percutaneous central venous catheter into a client's subclavian vein. The nurse should plan to place the client in which of the following positions? A nurse is teaching an older adult client about osteoporosis prevention. The nurse should instruct the client that which of the following medications can increase her risk for developing osteoporosis? A nurse is teaching a client who has end-stage kidney disease about organ donation. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has a prescription for trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse at an urgent care clinic is collecting a history from a female client who has a urinary tract infection. The nurse should identify that which of the following client statements indicates a contraindication for administering this medication? A nurse is teaching a client who has an upper respiratory infection about guaifenesin. Which of the following statements should the nurse include in the teaching? A nurse is reviewing the medical record of a client who has schizophrenia and a prescription for clozapine. Which of the following laboratory tests should the nurse review before administering the medication? A nurse is developing a plan for a client who has a new prescription for simvastrin. Which of the following instructions should the nurse include in the teaching plan? (SATA) report muscle pain to the provider // avoid taking the medication with grapefruit juice // expect therapy with this medication to be lifelong A nurse is caring for a client who has heart failure and is receiving an IV infusion of dopamine. Which of the following findings indicates that the medication is effective? Increased cardiac output A nurse is caring for a client who is taking acetazolamide for chronic open-angle glaucoma. For which of the following adverse effects should the nurse instruct the client to monitor and report? Tingling fingers A nurse is teaching a client who is starting to take amitriptyline. Which of the following findings should the nurse include in the teaching as an adverse effect of the medication? urinary retention A nurse is monitoring a client who is receiving amphotericin B intermittent IV bolus for the treatment of histoplasmosis. Which of the following findings should the nurse identify as an adverse reaction to the medication? oliguria A nurse is preparing to administer a scheduled antibiotic at 0800 to a client and discovers the antibiotic is not present in the client's medication drawer. The nurse should identify that administration of the medication can occur at which of the following time periods without requiring an incident report? 0830 A nurse in an emergency department is caring for a client who has heroin toxicity. The client is unresponsive with pinpoint pupils and a respiratory rate of 6/min. Which of the following medications should the nurse plan to administer? Naloxone A nurse is planning discharge teaching for a client who has a prescription for furosemide. The nurse should plan to include which of the following statements in the teaching? "Drink a glass of milk with each dose of medication." A nurse is caring for a client who reports lethargy and myalgia after taking clozapine for 6 months. Which of the following actions should the nurse plan to take? A nurse is teaching a client who is to start taking diltiazem. The nurse should instruct the client to report which of the following findings as an adverse effect of the medication? A nurse is providing teaching to a client who has a new prescription for phenytoin. Which of the following statements by the client indicates an understanding of the teaching? "I should let my dentist know I'm taking this medication." A circulating nurse is planning care for a client who is scheduled for surgery and has a latex allergy. Which of the following actions should the nurse include in the plan of care? A nurse is providing teaching about insulin glargine to a client who has type 1 diabetes mellitus. Which of the following information should the nurse include in the instructions? Show Less

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