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NUR 330: Quiz Week 14: Urinary, Bowel, and Pressure Ulcers
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A nurse is working with a patient who has chronic constipation. What should be included in patient teaching to promote normal bowel function?
consume high-residue, high-fiber foods
An older adult has a diagnosis of Alzheimer disease and has recently been experiencing fecal incontinence. However, the nurse has observed no recent change in the character of the patient's stools. What is the nurse's most appropriate intervention?
toilet on a frequent, scheduled basis
The nurse is providing care for an older adult patient whose diagnosis of dementia has recently led to urinary incontinence. When planning this patient's care, what intervention should the nurse avoid?
The nurse is caring for a female patient who developed a pressure ulcer as a result of decreased mobility. The nurse on the previous shift has provided patient teaching about pressure ulcers and healing promotion. The nurse determines that the patient has understood the teaching by observing the patient:
avoid placing her body weight on the healing site
While caring for a patient, you find that they have an open wound on the coccyx. The wound bed is 90% red and 10% slough tissue, with no visible bone or muscle. There is a small amount of serous discharge with no foul odor. What stage is this wound?
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