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- A nurse is making rounds after receiving report. The nurse observes the client is receiving the wrong intravenous fluid. What is the nurse’s next action?
- Write an incident report, and submit it to the manager.
- Replace the bag of fluid with the fluid that was ordered.
- Report the incident to the charge nurse and the physician.
- Replace the fluid, and discuss the error with other staff nurses.
- The client couple is planning intracytoplasmic sperm injection, followed by intrauterine embryo transfer. Which of the following statements indicates that the nurse’s teaching was effective?
- "His sperm swim too fast for me to become pregnant."
- "My eggs have thick walls and don’t let his sperm in."
- "Any extra embryos can be frozen for implantation later."
- "We will have to wait several weeks to see if any eggs get fertilized."
- Which of the following statements would the nurse use to best describe a very low kilocalorie diet (VLCD) to a client?
- "This diet is low in calories and high in protein and must used under close medical supervision."
- "This is a long-term treatment measure that will assist obese people who can't lose weight."
- "The VLCD consists of solid food items that are pureed to facilitate digestion and absorption."
- "A VLCD contains very little protein."
- Which statement by an 8-year-old girl who has asthma indicates that she understands the use of a peak expiratory flow meter?
- "My peak flow meter can tell me if an asthma episode might be coming, even though I might still be feeling okay."
- "When I do my peak flow, it works best if I do three breaths without pausing in between breaths."
- "I always start with the meter reading about halfway up. That way, I don t waste any breath."
- "If I use my peak flow meter every day, I will not have an asthma attack."
- A young boy is brought to the trauma unit with a chemical burn to the face. Priority assessment would include which of the following?
- Skin integrity
- Blood pressure and pulse
- Patency of airway
- Amount of pain
- The nurse must assess the temperature and blood pressure of a client on contact precautions every shift. Which is the appropriate nursing action to minimize the spread of microorganisms?
- Keep the equipment in the client’s room.
- Store the equipment in the soiled utility room between uses.
- Cleanse the equipment after each use.
- No special action is required with the equipment.
- During the beginning-of-shift assessments, which client would the nurse see first?
- Client with chronic pain requesting pain meds
- Client with diarrhea who needs to be cleaned
- Client who is due for a dressing change
- Client who requires suctioning
- A regular diet has been resumed for a client following a major traumatic injury. The nurse selects from the diet menu which of the following meals that would be most appropriate for the client?
- Vegetable lasagna, bibb lettuce with dressing, white roll, and a slice of pound cake
- Chicken breast, brown rice, broccoli, and fresh orange slices
- Fried codfish fillet, macaroni and cheese, peas, and flavored gelatin
- Roast beef, mashed potatoes, corn, and ice cream
- The nurse has emptied a Jackson Pratt wound-drainage device and needs to reestablish suction to the tube. Which of the following actions should the nurse take to accomplish this objective?
- Ensure the tubing has no kinks.
- Squeeze the collection chamber.
- Wipe the port with alcohol.
- Close the cap on the device.
- A client has a continuously running peripheral infusion. The physician orders the addition of a antibiotic as a piggyback infusion four times per day. In order to administer the antibiotic, the nurse should do which of the following?
- Start a new IV access to administer the antibiotic so that there will not be compatibility issues.
- Start a new IV access to eliminate the problem of too much volume for one site.
- Increase the flow rate of the continuous infusion to facilitate the administration of the antibiotic.
- Check to see if the antibiotic is compatible with the continuous infusion.