Exam Chapter 7-10

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Which of the following is an example of a problem that a nurse can treat Independently?
1) Hemorrhage
2 Nausea
3) Fracture
4) Infection
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2. Which of the following is an example of a cluster of related
1. Complains of nausea and stomach pain after
2. Has a productive cough and states stools are
3. Has a daily bowel movement and eats a high-fiber
4 .Respiratory rate 20 breaths/min, heart rate 85 beats/min, blood pressure
5. Which of the following describes the difference between a collaborative problem and a medical diagnosis?

1. A collaborative problem is treated by the nurse; a physician is responsible for the treatment of a medical problem.
2. A collaborative problem is a nursing diagnosis that requires specific orders from a physician; a medical diagnosis directs all nursing care.
3). A collaborative problem has the potential to become an actual nursing diagnosis; a medical diagnosis rarely changes
4. A collaborative problem requires intervention by the nurse and physician or other professional a medical requires intervention by a physician
10. Which of the following describes the most important use of nursing
diagnosis? (All statements are true.)
Differentiates the nurses role from that of the
physician 2)
Identifies a body of knowledge unique to
nursing 3)
Helps nursing develop a more professional
image 4)
Describes the clients needs for nursing
care ANS: 4
11. Which of the following is a criticism of standardized ,
diagnoses developed by NANDA-I?
There is little research to support nursing diagnoses
labels. 2)
A perfect nursing diagnosis must be written for it to be
useful. 3)
They are not included in all states nurse practice
acts. 4)
Other professions do not recognize nursing
diagnoses. ANS: 1