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  1. hypercalcemia
  2. nursing intervention for dehiscence or evisceration
  3. discharge providing general information
  4. hypophosphatemia
  5. constipation
  1. a serum level < 3.0, decreases causes increase in serum calcium levels
  2. b serum calcium levels > 10.5
  3. c 2 to 3 days after solid foods are started, patient should have stool
    suppository or tap water enema
  4. d care of wound site
    action and possible site effects of any medications;
    when and how to take them
    activities allowed and prohibited
    dietary restrictions and modifications
    symptoms to be reported
    where and when to return for follow-up care
    answers to any individual questions or concerns
  5. e cover with a sterile towel moistened with sterile saline
    have patient flex knees slightly and put in Fowler's position
    and notify the physician

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. analgesia, amnesia, muscle relaxation, and unconsciousness occur
    methods given
    inhalation, oral, rectal, or parenteral routes
  2. encourage muscle-strengthening exercises
    dangling the legs
    two people to assist with ambulation
  3. conscious sedation a routine type of sedation that might be used for a surgical procedure that does NOT require COMPLETE anesthesia but rather a DEPRESSED level of consciousness. a patient under conscious sedation MUST independently retain a patent airway and airway reflexes and be ab;e to respond appropriately to a physical and verbal stimuli.
  4. K+
  5. serum magnesium > 2.1

5 True/False questions

  1. BLACKSmay be open to expression of pain but may avoid medication because of fear of addiction. for a terminal diagnosis, news is best expressed in a family care conference or by speaking with the patient's religious representative.


  2. manifestations of hypervolemianeuromuscular changes such as paresthesia, twitching, cramps; test for Trousseau's and Chvostek's sign; osteoporosis; tetany, seizures, Torsa desde Pointes


  3. causes of hyphosphatemiamalnutrition, alcohol use, renal failure, resp. alkalosis


  4. planningbegins before surgery and follows through the postoperative period
    include the patient in planning


  5. prevention of atelectasis and pneumoniaturn, cough, and deep-breathe every 2 hours
    early mobility
    frequent positioning


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