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Surgical Patient Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. ablation
  2. cardiovascular considerations
  3. minor
  4. urinary function
  5. turn, cough and deep breathe
  1. a prevents thrombus, embolus, and infarct, leg exercises, antiembolism stockings, sequential compression devices
  2. b 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)
  3. c excision or removal of diseased body part
  4. d minimal alteration in body parts, examples cataracts, tooth extraction
  5. e 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the removal of fluids from a body cavity, wound or other source of discharge by one or more methods
  2. the patient's description of discomfort (scale 1-10)
  3. include patient and family, 1-2 days before surgery, clarify preoperative and postop events, surgical procedure, informed consent, skin preparation, GI cleanser, time of surgery area to be transferred, frequent vital signs, dressings, equipment, turning, coughing, deep breathing exercises, pain medication prn, lab tests i.e, urinalysis, CBC, blood chem profile, electrolytes, diagnostic imaging chest xray, EKG
  4. social, economic, religious, ethnic, cultural, education and experience, age and life experiences
  5. antidepressant, antiviral properties, anti-inflammatory action

5 True/False Questions

  1. majorextensive reconstruction of or alteration in body parts, coronary artery bypass, gasric resection


  2. activitybuild and repair


  3. regional anesthesiaresults in immobile, quiet patient who does not recall the surgical procedure, analgesia, amnesia, muscle relaxation and unconsciousness occur, inhalation, oral, rectal, or parenteral routes


  4. psychosocial needsa derease or absence of peristalsis, rest intestine, nasogastric tube, measure abdominal girth, encourage activity, :


  5. outpatientpatient, not hospitalized, who is being treated; ind is admitted either to a short-stay unit or directly to the surgical suite


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