Med Surg Exam 1

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Med Surg Exam 1

Author: lewis


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select all of the following that is true regarding informed consent:
    • A. 

      Explanation of the purpose of treatment, successful outcome probability, risks vs. benefits, alternative treatments available

    • B. 

      Pt must demonstrate clear understanding and comprehension of information before receiving medications

    • C. 

      Educate pt that after signing form, he or she is unable to withdraw consent after medication administration

    • D. 

      Must give consent voluntarily, without persuasion

  • 2. 
    Which of the following patient's personal items is allowed in the OR?
    • A. 

      Wedding ring

    • B. 

      Contact lenses

    • C. 

      Fingernail polish

    • D. 

      Cosmetics

  • 3. 
    Which of the following symptoms may indicate hypoxemia?
    • A. 

      Rapid breathing, thready pulse, apprehension

    • B. 

      Abdominal breathing, bounding pulse, diaphoresis

    • C. 

      Weak pulse, peripheral edema, hyperactive DTRs (deep tendon reflexes)

    • D. 

      Pallor, shallow respirations, anxiety

  • 4. 
    The following post-op patients enters the PACU c/o chest pain and dyspnea. The nurse notices the patient appears agitated. Vital signs reveal tachypnea, tachycardia, and hypotension. What is most likely the cause of the signs and symptoms?
    • A. 

      Hypokalemia

    • B. 

      MI

    • C. 

      Pulmonary embolism

    • D. 

      Heart failure

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