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5 Matching questions

  1. cardiovascular considerations
  2. St. John's wort
  3. atelectasis
  4. short-stay unit
  5. socioeconomic and cultural needs
  1. a prevents thrombus, embolus, and infarct, leg exercises, antiembolism stockings, sequential compression devices
  2. b antidepressant, antiviral properties, anti-inflammatory action
  3. c social, economic, religious, ethnic, cultural, education and experience, age and life experiences
  4. d abnormal condition char by the collapse of lung tissue or pneumonia may be developing. Sudden chest pain combines with dyspnea, tachycardia, cyanosis, diaphoresis, and hypotension are signs of pulmonary embolism
  5. e department or floor where a patient's stay does not exceed 24 hours

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. vital signs, IV, incisional sites, tubes, postop orders, body system assessment, side rails up, call light in reach, position on side or HOB up 45 degrees, emesis basin at bedside; note amount and appearance of emesis; npo until ordered and patient is fully awake; assess for signs and symptoms of shock
  2. required to keep additional health problems from occurring
  3. protrusion of an internal organ though a wound or surgical incision, esp in the abdominal wall
  4. blood loss, body fluid loss, catabolism
  5. 2-3 days after solid foods are started, patient should have stool, suppository or tap water enema, ambulation

5 True/False questions

  1. exudatethe removal of fluids from a body cavity, wound or other source of discharge by one or more methods


  2. inpatientpatient, not hospitalized, who is being treated; ind is admitted either to a short-stay unit or directly to the surgical suite


  3. ABCCSminimal alteration in body parts, examples cataracts, tooth extraction


  4. evaluationrelieves or reduces intensity of disease symptoms; will not produce cure


  5. dischargecare 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