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Table of Contents Unit 1: Quality and Safety in Nursing Practice 1. Using Evidence in Nursing Practice 2. Communication & Collaboration 3. Documentation and Informatics 4. Patient Safety & Quality Improvement 5. Infection Control 6. Disaster Preparedness Unit 2: Patient Assessment Skills 7. Vital Signs 8. Health Assessment 9. Specimen Collection 10. Diagnostic Procedures Unit 3: Basic Human Needs 11. Bathing and Personal Hygiene 12. Care of the Eye and Ear 13. Promoting Nutrition 14. Parenteral Nutrition 15. Pain Management 16. Promoting Oxygenation Unit 4: Activity and Mobility 17. Safe Patient Handling 18. Exercise, Mobility & Immobilization Devices Unit 5: Promoting Elimination 19. Urinary Elimination 20. Bowel Elimination 21. Ostomy Care Unit 6: Medication Administration 22. Preparation for Safe Medication Administration 23. Nonparenteral Medications 24. Parenteral Medications Unit 7: Dressings and Wound Care 25. Wound Care and Irrigation 26. Pressure Injury Prevention and Care27. Dressings Bandages and Binders Unit 8: Complex Nursing Interventions 28. Intravenous Therapy 29. Pre-Operative and Post-Operative Care 30. Emergency Measures for Life Support Unit 9: Supportive Nursing Interventions 31. End-of-Life Care 32. Home Care SafetyN Chapter 01: Using Evidence in Nursing Practice Perry et al.: Nursing Interventions & Clinical Skills, 7th Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. A nursing educator is explaining how the best clinical practices are determined. Which statement best explains the purpose of evidence-based practice? a. It ensures that all patients receive holistic care. b. It provides a definite reason for providing care in a specific manner. c. It prevents errors when care is being delivered. d. It guarantees that care delivered is based on research. ANS: B Evidence-based practice is the use of the current best evidence in making patient care decisions. It applies to all types of health care professionals. Currently there is no method that can ensure that all patients receive holistic care, that all errors can be prevented, or that a guarantee exists that care given is based on research. DIF: Cognitive Level: Understanding OBJ: NCLEX: Safe and Effective Care Environment TOP: Nursing Process: Implementation 2. Which question is a problem-focused trigger for initiating the evidence-based practice method in nursing care? a. What is known about reduction of urinary tract infections in the older adult with diabetes? b. How can chronic pain best be described when the patient is nonverbal? c. How long can an IV catheter remain in place in a patient with obesity? d. What measures can the nurse take to reduce the rising incidence of urinary tract infections on the older adult care unit? ANS: D Evidence-based practice (EBP) questions tend to arise from two sources: recurrent problems or new knowledge. In the correct option, the increase in urinary tract infections indicates a trend or recurring problem in a specific group of patients. The other questions are general information questions, not based on what is happening in a specific area or to a group of specific patients in an area or relating to an observed trend. DIF: Cognitive Level: Applying OBJ: NCLEX: Safe and Effective Care Environment TOP: Nursing Process: Implementation 3. What does the “I” indicate in a “PICO” question? a. Intervention of interest b. Incorporation of concepts c. Implementation by nursing d. Interest of personnel ANS: A The “I” stands for intervention of interest, meaning what the nurse hopes to use in practice and believes is worthwhile or valuable. This could be a treatment for a specific type of wound or an approach on how to teach food preparation for a patient with impaired sight. TEST BANK FOR NURSING INTERVENTIONS AND CLINICAL SKILLS 7TH EDITION BY POTTER

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