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5 Matching questions

  1. metabolic alkalosis
  3. resp. alkalosis
  5. surgical patients are a the GREATEST RISK of developing:
  1. a Life threatening deep-vein thrombosis ans pulmonary embolism. no only surgery injure blood vessels, but anesthesia and inactivity also cause venous stasis.
  2. b characterized by low PaCO2 due to hyperventilation Breathe into bag
  3. c ELECTIVE: performed on basis of patient's choice e.g. bunionectomy, plastic surgery.

    URGENT: Necessary for patient's choice e.g. excision of cancerous tumor, removal of gallbladder for stones, vascular repair for obstructed artery e.g. coronary artery bypass

    EMERGENCY: MUST be done immediately to save life or preserve function of body part e.g. removal of perforated appendix, repair of traumatic amputation, control of internal hemorrhaging.
  4. d characterized by an increase in HCO3 levels, leading to a decrease in H+, causing an increase in PH
    before surgery

    during surgery

    following surgery

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. nausea, vomiting, restlessness, muscle cramps, seizures, hypoventilation, dysrhythmias, tingling toes or fingers
  2. Serium potassium >5.0
  3. related to:
    postoperative activity restrictions
    casts or dressings
    surgical incision
    nasogastric (NG) tube placement
  4. related to:
    temporary role change of patient
    impending severity of surgery
  5. body temperature, hypothermia, related to:
    lowered metabolism

5 True/False questions

  1. Ccortisone or steroid use


  2. Role of the SCRUB nurseparticipate in planning care for patients based on patients needs
    review patients' care plans and recommend revisions as needed
    review and follow defined prioritization for patient care
    use clinical pathways, care maps, or care plans to guide and review patient care


  3. resp. alkalosis causesanxiety; fever; hypoxia, shock


  4. conscious sedationdressing
    reinforce for first 24 hours
    circle the drainage and write date and time


  5. VIETNAMESE-AMERICANpatients often prefer an amiable nurse who has a friendly smile. use open inviting, nonverbal postures. a Russian-American patient is more willing to follow instruction if the nurse providing is is sincere, competent, and trustworthy. Russian-American families usually have a principal patriach