Arranging for the wheelchair
Asking her family to visit
Assisting her to sit out of bed in a chair qid
Encouraging the use of an overhead trapeze
Measure intake and output.
Check albumin level.
Monitor glucose levels.
Increase enteral feeding.
Ascites and edema.
Dilated veins and varicesitis.
Elevate the head of the bed on 4-6 inch blocks.
Lie down after eating.
Ncrease fluid intake just before bedtime.
Wear a girdle.
To help a person with swollen legs to decrease the fluid retention.
To help a person with duodenal ulcers feel better.
To help damaged tissue in a diabetic to heal.
To improve circulation and muscles tone.
Withhold medications while the TPN is infusing.
Change TPN solution every 24 hours
Flush the TPN line with water prior to initiating nutritional support.
Keep client on complete bed rest during TPN therapy.
Remove all dairy products from the diet.
Frozen yogurt can be included in the diet.
Drink small amounts of milk on an empty stomach.
Pread out selection of dairy products throughout the day.
Stay the same.
No effect on pain tolerance.
Restricts movement and decreases
Gives client control over pain syndrome.
Allows the family to care for the patient at home.
Exercise doing weight bearing activities
Exercise to reduce weight
Avoid exercise activities that increase the risk of fracture
Exercise to strengthen muscles and thereby protect bones
Have the client identify coping methods
Get the description of the location and intensity of the pain
Accept the client’s report of pain
Determine the client’s status of pain
Immobility prevents the progression of language and fine motor development
Immobility in children has similar physical effects to those found in adults
Children are more susceptible to the effects of immobility than are adults
Children are likely to have prolonged immobility with subsequent complications
3 oz. broiled fish, 1 baked potato, ½ cup canned beets, 1 orange, and milk
3 oz. canned salmon, fresh broccoli, 1 biscuit, tea, and 1 apple
A bologna sandwich, fresh eggplant, 2 oz fresh fruit, tea, and apple juice
3 oz. turkey, 1 fresh sweet potato, 1/2 cup fresh green beans, milk, and 1 orange
A 79 year-old malnourished client on bed rest
An obese client who uses a wheelchair
An incontinent client who has had 3 diarrhea stools
An 80 year-old ambulatory diabetic client
Holding the cane in her left hand, Ms. Kelly. moves the cane forward first, then her right leg, and finally her left leg
Holding the cane in her right hand, Ms. Kelly. moves the cane forward first, then her left leg, and finally her right leg
Holding the cane in her right hand, Ms. Kelly. moves the cane and her right leg forward, then moves her left leg forward.
Holding the cane in her left hand, Ms. Kelly. moves the cane and her left leg forward, then moves her right leg forward
Una salad sandwich on whole wheat bread.
Vegetable soup made with vegetable stock, carrots, celery, and legumes served with toasted oat bread
Chef’s salad with hard boiled eggs and fat-free dressing
Broiled chicken stuffed with chopped apples and walnuts
Stiffness of the right ankle joint
Soreness of the gums
Short-term memory loss.
Normal dietary intake.
Relevant sociocultural, economic, and educational background of the family.
Any evidence of blood in the stools
A history of maternal anemia during pregnancy
The client’s dietary habits include foods high in bulk.
The client’s fluid intake is between 2500-3000 ml per day
The client engages in moderate exercise each day
The client’s bowel habits were not discussed.