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5 Matching questions

  1. catabolism
  2. respiratory preparation
  3. prevention of atelectasis and pneumonia
  4. urgent surgery
  5. discharge
  1. a required to keep additional health problems from occurring
  2. b care of wound site; action and possible side effets of any medications; when and how to take them; activities allowed and prohibited; dietary restrictions and modifications; symptoms to be reported; where and when to return for follow-up care; answers to any ind questions or concerns
  3. c tissue breakdown
  4. d turn, cough, and deep-breathe every two hours, analgesics, early mobility, frequent positioning
  5. e incentive spirometry, prevent or treat atelectasis, improve lung expansion, improve oxygenation,

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. normal bladder habits, instruct patient about postop palpation of bladder, urinary catheter may be inserted
  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. performs surgical hand scrub; dons sterile gown and golves aseptically; arranges sterile supplies and instruments; checks instruments for poerop funcioning; counts sponges, needles and instruments with circulating nurse; gowns and gloves surgeons as they enter operating room; assists with surgical draping of patient; maintains neat and orderly sterile field; corrects break in aseptic technique; observes progress of surgical procedure; hands surgeon instruments, sponges, and necessary supplies during procedure; identifies and handles surgical specimens correctly; maintains count of sponges, needles and instruments so none will be misplaced or lost
  4. patient hospitalized for surgery
  5. assess 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

5 True/False questions

  1. conscious sedationroutinely used for procedures that do not require complete anesthesia but rather a depressed level of consciousness (administration of CNS depressant drugs and/or analgesia to relieve anxiety and/or provide amnesia during surgical, diagnostic, or interventional procedures)


  2. role of circulating nurseprepares equipment and supplies, arranges supplies-sterile and non-sterile, sends for patient, visits with patient preop: verifies operative permit, identifies patient and answers questions; performs patient assessment; checks medical record; assists in transfer of patient; positions patient on operating table, counts sponges, needles, and instruments before surgery; assists srub nurse in arranging tables for sterile field; maintains continuous astute observations during surgery to anticipate needs of patient, scrub nurse, surgeon and anesthesiologist; provides supplies to scrub nurse as needed; observes sterile field closely; cares for surgical specimens; documents operative recor and nurse' notes; counts sponges, needles and instruments when closure of wound begins; transfers patient to the stretcher for transport to recovery area; accompanies patient to the recovery roo and provides a report


  3. local anesthesiaresults in loss of sensation in an area of the body; nerve block, spinal anesthesia, epidural anesthesia, IV anesthesia


  4. TENS unitsubstances that have slowly seeped from cells or blood vessels through small pores or breaks in cell membranes


  5. fluid loss during surgeryblood, insensible (lungs and skin)