5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- The presence of jaundice and sclera icterus
- minor, elective ablative
- Early ambulation
- Apply a moist sterile dressing
- 5 to 20 seconds
- a An appendectomy during hysterectomy would be classified as:
- b What nursing will minimize the effects of venous stasis?
- c On your patient's return to the medical -surgical unit, the nurse performs an abdominal assessment. To assess bowel sounds, the nurse auscultates each abdominal quadrant for:
- d Which of the following nursing interventions would be appropiate after a wound evisceration?
- e An informed consent form was to be obtained from your patient for his scheduled open cholescystectomy. Which of the following circumstances could prevent him from signing his informed consent?
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Your patient is a 73 year old diabetic who was admitted for below-the knee amputation of the right leg. Removal of his right leg is an example of which type of surgery?
- Guidelines for ensuring that all nursing interventions are completed on the day of surgery are located on which document?
- Your patient, age 65 underwent a right hemicolectomy. On postoperative day 4, her surgical wound dehisced. This means that:
- What is the responsibility of the nurse regarding informed consent?
- The nurse is assisting with the sponge and instrument count in the operating room. The operative phase in which the nurse assisting is called:
5 True/False Questions
Hypoventilation → Decreased activity in obese surgical patient predisposes the patient to which complications?
pulmonary embolus → Sudden chest pain combined with dyspnea, cyanosis and tachycardia is an indication of:
emesis that is red → Your male patient, age 80 has had a total hip replacement. Anxiety, hypotension and jarring during transfer from the recovery room to his room can cause a postoperative increase in which of his vital signs?
deficient knowledge → Although informed about the proposed surgical procedure, your patient has only vague responses about the postoperative period. A nursing diagnosis at this time would be:
restlessness → Frequent assessment of a postoperative patient is essential. One of the first signs and symptoms of hemorrhage may be: