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  1. anxiety (specify level)
  3. planning
  4. prevention of venous stasis
  1. a related to:
    knowledge deficit of impending surgery
    threat of loss of body part
  2. b extubate patient (remove endotracheal tube from airway)
    patient responds to commands
    patient verbalizes responses
    patient reacts to stimuli
  3. c begins before surgery and follows through the postoperative period
    include the patient in planning
  4. d leg exercises every 2 hours
    antiembolisms stockings (TEDS)
  5. e AMBULATORY (outpatient): patient who enters setting, has surgical procedure, and is discharged the same day. e.g., breast biopsy, cataract extraction, hemorrhoidectomy, scar revision.

    SAME-DAY ADMIT: patient who enters hospital and undergoes surgery on the same day and remains for convalescence e.g. carotid endaterectomy, cholecystectomy, mastectomy,
    vaginal hysterectomy

    INPATIENT: patient who is admitted to hospital and undergoes surgery, and remains in hospital and for convalescence e.g., amputation, heart transplant, laryngectomy, resection of aortic aneurysm.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 2 to 3 days after solid foods are started, patient should have stool
    suppository or tap water enema
  2. increased incidence of latex allergies presenting in the health care department
    risk factors
    nursing interventions to reduce risk to latex sensitive patient
  3. neuromuscular changes such as paresthesia, twitching, cramps; test for Trousseau's and Chvostek's sign; osteoporosis; tetany, seizures, Torsa desde Pointes
  4. the administration of drugs to depress the CNS provides analgesia
    primary uses (burn dressing changes, cosmetic surgery, and pulmonary biopsy and bronchoscopy)
    advantages (level of consciousness is there)
    pt have to be monitor
  5. decreased tissue perfusion; decreased blood volume: hypotension, tachycardia, oluria, tissue dehydration: loss of skin turgor, temp. elevation; BUN, USG, hematocrit elevated

5 True/False Questions

  1. hyperkalemiaCommon causes include decreased intake of fluids or excessive vomiting, diarrhea, hemorrhage, urine output


  2. SOUTHEAST ASIANS AND NATIVE AMERICANSpatients often prefer an amiable nurse who has a friendly smile. use open inviting, nonverbal postures. a Russian-American patient is more willing to follow instruction if the nurse providing is is sincere, competent, and trustworthy. Russian-American families usually have a principal patriach


  3. oral mucous membrane, impaired,related to:
    irritation of NG or endotracheal tube
    NPO status


  4. elimination errorsprotrusion of an internal organ through a wound or surgical incision.


  5. causes of hyperphosphatemiadecreased renal excretion; tumor lysis syndrome; inc. intake of phosphorus


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