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PrepU Quiz #2 PDV
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A nurse is assisting with the administration of erythromycin ointment to a neonate. Place the actions in the sequence in which the nurse would complete them. All options must be used.
1-Obtain a single-dose application tube.
2-Pull down on the lower eyelid.
3-Place a line of ointment into the conjunctival sac of the lower lid.
4-Close the eye for several seconds.
5-Wipe away any excess ointment after about 1 minute.
A client has a possible postoperative wound infection. In which order should the nurse collect the wound culture?
1-Wash hands throughly
2-Properly identify the client
3-Properly label the collection tube
4-Gently roll the sterile swab in the center of the wound
The nurse is gathering data from a newly admitted client. The client states, "I have been taking my high blood pressure medicine, but not like I am prescribed to take it." Which response is appropriate for the nurse to make in response to this information?
Tell me what you mean by not taking the medicine as prescribed
A client is suffering from dementia of the Alzheimer's type. The nurse is working as part of the multidisciplinary team to develop the client's plan of care. Which intervention would be most useful to include in the plan to manage the client's dementia?
Providing a safe environment
During a multidisciplinary team conference, a nurse and dietitian discuss the best diet for a client recovering from a fracture. A high-protein diet was recommended to the health care provider for which reason?
Protein promotes cell growth and bone union
A client is in the bathroom when the nurse enters to give a prescribed medication. What is the appropriate action by the nurse?
Return shortly to the client's room and remain there until the client takes the medication.
What is the best action for the nurse to take when administering a new blood pressure medication to a client?
Inform the client of the new medication, its name, its use, and the reason for the change.
Which task can a licensed practical nurse (LPN) safely delegate to a nursing assistant?
Turning a client every 2 hours
The nurse explains hospital policies to a newly admitted adult client. Which statement by the client indicates the need for further teaching?
"I have the right to smoke in my room."
A nurse must verify a client's identity before administering medication. Which is the safest way for the nurse to verify the client's identity?
Check the client's identification band and ask the client his or her name.
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