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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. emergency surgery
  2. turn, cough and deep breathe
  3. urinary function
  4. exudate
  5. nursing interventions for activity
  1. a substances that have slowly seeped from cells or blood vessels through small pores or breaks in cell membranes
  2. b encourage muscle-strengthening exercises, dangling, two people to assist with ambulation
  3. c at least every two hours, turn from side to back to side, 2-3 deep breaths, cough 2-3 times (splint abdomen if needed) contraindicated for surgeries involving intracranial, eye, ear, nose, throat or spinal)
  4. d assess every two hours for distention; report no urine output after 8 hours, measures to promote urination: running water, hands in warm water, ambulate to bathroom, males stand to void; accurate intake and output, 30 mL per hour minimum
  5. e performed immediately to save a person's life or preserve the function of a body part

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. airway, breathing, consciousness, circulation, system review
  2. competent, mentally able to understand, should not be under the influence of pain medications; agrees to procedure, information clear, risks explained, benefits identified, consequences understood, alternatives discussed, ability to understand
  3. a derease or absence of peristalsis, rest intestine, nasogastric tube, measure abdominal girth, encourage activity, :
  4. young and older patients metabolic needs such as temperature changes, cardiovascular shifts, respiratory needs, and renal function, may not respond to physiological changes quickly
  5. involuntary contraction of the diaphragm followed by rapid losure of the glottis; irritation of the phreni nerve; causes could be abdominal distention or internal bleeding

5 True/False questions

  1. later postop phase (nursing unit)dressing-reinforce for first 24 hours; circle the drainage and write date and time;


  2. respiratory preparationremoval of hair, shave, hair clip, depilatory (nair)


  3. surgical asepsisteach patient about incisions, size and loation, type of closure, drains and dressings


  4. socioeconomic and cultural needsprepares equipment and supplies, arranges supplies-sterile and non-sterile, sends for patient, visits with patient preop: verifies operative permit, identifies patient and answers questions; performs patient assessment; checks medical record; assists in transfer of patient; positions patient on operating table, counts sponges, needles, and instruments before surgery; assists srub nurse in arranging tables for sterile field; maintains continuous astute observations during surgery to anticipate needs of patient, scrub nurse, surgeon and anesthesiologist; provides supplies to scrub nurse as needed; observes sterile field closely; cares for surgical specimens; documents operative recor and nurse' notes; counts sponges, needles and instruments when closure of wound begins; transfers patient to the stretcher for transport to recovery area; accompanies patient to the recovery roo and provides a report


  5. transport to the operating roomincentive spirometry, prevent or treat atelectasis, improve lung expansion, improve oxygenation,


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