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5 Matching questions

  1. later postop phase incision
  2. short-stay unit
  3. preoperative teaching
  4. cachexia
  5. surgical asepsis
  1. a protection against infection before, during or after surgery by the use of sterile technique
  2. b include patient and family, 1-2 days before surgery, clarify preoperative and postop events, surgical procedure, informed consent, skin preparation, GI cleanser, time of surgery area to be transferred, frequent vital signs, dressings, equipment, turning, coughing, deep breathing exercises, pain medication prn, lab tests i.e, urinalysis, CBC, blood chem profile, electrolytes, diagnostic imaging chest xray, EKG
  3. c department or floor where a patient's stay does not exceed 24 hours
  4. d ill health, malnutrition and wasting as a result of chronic disease
  5. e dressing-reinforce for first 24 hours; circle the drainage and write date and time;

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 2-3 days after solid foods are started, patient should have stool, suppository or tap water enema, ambulation
  2. reduces anxiety, valium, versed; decreases anesthetic needed, valium, meperidine, morphine; reduces respiratory tract secretions - anticholinergics-atropine; if given on nursing unit, use safety measures-bed in low position and side rails up, monitor every 15-30 mins
  3. airway, breathing, consciousness, circulation, system review
  4. performed immediately to save a person's life or preserve the function of a body part
  5. minimal alteration in body parts, examples cataracts, tooth extraction

5 True/False questions

  1. atelectasisoffer every 3-4 hours, acute pain-first 24-48 hours, intermittent injections, PCA, epidural, oral analgesics


  2. assessment of pain objectivedetectable signs of pain (restlessness, moaning, grimacing, diaphoresis, vital sign changes, pallor, guarding area of pain


  3. nutritional factorsassess every two hours for distention; report no urine output after 8 hours, measures to promote urination: running water, hands in warm water, ambulate to bathroom, males stand to void; accurate intake and output, 30 mL per hour minimum


  4. TENS unithistory, physical condition, risk factors, emotional status, preop diagnostic data


  5. transport to the operating roomcompare patients ID bracelet to the medical record, assist patient to stretcher, direct family to appropriate waiting area