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5 Matching questions

  1. the following is an accurate statement regarding the older adult facing surgery:
  2. C
  3. anxiety (specify level)
  4. hypercalcemia
  5. Troussea's sign
  1. a cortisone or steroid use
  2. b serum calcium levels > 10.5
  3. c blood pressure cuff around upper arm; inflate 1-4 minutes; hand and fingers go into palmar flexion
  4. d disorientation or toxic reactions can occur in the older adult after the administration of anesthetics, sedatives, or analgesics.
  5. e related to:
    knowledge deficit of impending surgery
    threat of loss of body part

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. MAJOR: involves extensive reconstruction or alteration in body parts; poses great risks to well-being e.g. coronary artery bypass, colon resection, gastric resection

    MINOR: involves minimal alteration in body parts; often designed to correct deformities; involves minimal risks compared with those of major procedures e.g. cataract extraction, skin graft, tooth extraction.
  2. conscious sedation a routine type of sedation that might be used for a surgical procedure that does NOT require COMPLETE anesthesia but rather a DEPRESSED level of consciousness. a patient under conscious sedation MUST independently retain a patent airway and airway reflexes and be ab;e to respond appropriately to a physical and verbal stimuli.
  3. chloride loss, producing metabolic alkalosis. electrolytes are often added to the IV solution in the form of potassium chloride (KCl)
  4. dressing
    reinforce for first 24 hours
    circle the drainage and write date and time
  5. related to:
    postoperative activity restrictions
    casts or dressings
    surgical incision
    nasogastric (NG) tube placement

5 True/False questions

  1. ECFNA+


  2. coping, ineffective,encourage muscle-strengthening exercises
    dangling the legs
    two people to assist with ambulation


  3. informed consentHCO-3. CL-,


  4. Because coughing increasesintracranial pressure, it is usually contraindicated in cranial, spinal and cataract surgery


  5. causes of hypomagnesemiaincreased intake, decreased renal excretion