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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. preoperative medication
  2. cardiovascular considerations
  3. nursing diagnosis
  4. elective surgery
  5. preoperative checklist
  1. a permits signed and on chart, allergies, ID band on patient, skin prep done, removal of dentures, glasses-contacts, jewelry, nail polish, hairpins, makeup, TED stocking applied, preoperative vs, preoperative medications, physical disabilities and/or diseases, history and physical an lab reports on chart
  2. b prevents thrombus, embolus, and infarct, leg exercises, antiembolism stockings, sequential compression devices
  3. c airway clearance, ineffective; body temp, risk for imbalanced; breathing pattern, ineffective; communication, impaired verbal; coping, ineffective; fluid volume, risk for deficient; grieving, anticipatory; infection, risk for; mobility, impaired physical; oral mucous membrane, impaired; self-care deficit; skin integrity, risk for impaired
  4. d reduces anxiety, valium, versed; decreases anesthetic needed, valium, meperidine, morphine; reduces respiratory tract secretions - anticholinergics-atropine; if given on nursing unit, use safety measures-bed in low position and side rails up, monitor every 15-30 mins
  5. e not necessary to preserve life and may be performed when the patient chooses

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. blood loss, body fluid loss, catabolism
  2. sedative or tranquilizer effect, sleep aid
  3. a derease or absence of peristalsis, rest intestine, nasogastric tube, measure abdominal girth, encourage activity, :
  4. patient hospitalized for surgery
  5. leg exercises every two hours, TEDS, SCD

5 True/False questions

  1. prosthesisan artificial replacement for a missing part of the body i.e., contact lenses, dentures, jewelry


  2. activityeffects of early postop ambulation: inreased circulation, rate and depth of breathing, urination, metabolism, peristalsis


  3. proteinsan artificial replacement for a missing part of the body i.e., contact lenses, dentures, jewelry


  4. fluids and electrolytes nursing interventionsmonitor electrolyte values, monitor intake and output, maintain IV therapy, assess IV for patency and rate, erythema, edema, heat, and pain; when oral fluids are ordered, encourage small amounts frequently, enourage 2000-2400 m per 24 hours, avoid iced and carbonated beverages; use antiemetics as ordered


  5. GU concernsmotion sickness, cough, menstrual cramps


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