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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. activity
  2. nutritional factors
  3. traditional analgesia
  4. holding area (preanesthesia care unit)
  5. prevention of atelectasis and pneumonia
  1. a carbohydrates and fat-energy producers
  2. b effects of early postop ambulation: inreased circulation, rate and depth of breathing, urination, metabolism, peristalsis
  3. c intermittent injections, PCA, epidural, oral analgesics (when oral intake allowed)
  4. d turn, cough, and deep-breathe every two hours, analgesics, early mobility, frequent positioning
  5. e preop preparations, IV, preop medications, skin prep (hair removal)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. normal flow of blood through the vessels is slowed, assessment: palpate pedal pulses and note skin color and temp; assess for edema, aching, cramping in the calf, Homans' sign
  2. decrease in or absence of intestinal peristalsis that may occur after abdominal surgeyr, periteoneal trauma, and severe metabolic disease and other conditions may have developed
  3. 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
  4. results in immobile, quiet patient who does not recall the surgical procedure, analgesia, amnesia, muscle relaxation and unconsciousness occur, inhalation, oral, rectal, or parenteral routes
  5. level of alertness, cardiovascular and motor status

5 True/False questions

  1. TENS unitapplies eletrical impulses to the nerve endings and blocks transmission of pain signals


  2. later postop phase incisiondressing-reinforce for first 24 hours; circle the drainage and write date and time;


  3. gingerairway, breathing, consciousness, circulation, system review


  4. catabolismtissue breakdown


  5. short-stay surgical centerdepartment or floor where a patient's stay does not exceed 24 hours