The nurse is monitoring a client admitted to the hospital with a diagnosis of appendicitis who is scheduled for surgery in 2 hours. The client begins to complain of increased abdominal pain and begins to vomit. On assessment, the nurse notes that the abdomen is distended and bowel sounds are diminished. Which is the most appropriate nursing intervention?
Notify the health care provider (HCP).
Administer the prescribed pain medication.
Call and ask the operating room team to perform surgery as soon as possible.
Reposition the client and apply a heating pad on the warm setting to the client’s abdomen.
A client admitted to the hospital with a suspected diagnosis of acute pancreatitis is being assessed by the nurse. Which assessment findings would be consistent with acute pancreatitis ?Select all that apply.
Black, tarry stools.
Hyperactive bowel sounds.
Gray-blue color at the flank.
Abdominal guarding and tenderness
Left upper quadrant pain with radiation to the back.
The nurse is providing dietary teaching for a client with a diagnosis of chronic gastritis. The nurse instructs the client to include which foods rich in vitamin B12 in the diet? Select all that apply.
A client has developed hepatitis A after eating contaminated oysters. The nurse assesses the client for which expected assessment finding?
Left upper quadrant discomfort.
The nurse is caring for a client following a gastrojejunostomy (Billroth II procedure). Which postoperative prescription should the nurse question and verify?
Taking care of a patient’s needs while recovering is an integral part of the nursing process. Quiz yourself to see how much you know about the process of nursing. The test is a systematic guide to patient-centered care...
Hey, are you looking for a community health nursing practice test to prepare for an upcoming nursing exam or simply enhance your knowledge? Check out this quiz and improve your understanding. Community health nursing or public...
Questions: 25 | Attempts: 92555 | Last updated: Jun 15, 2022
Involvement is not only cleaning surroundings and toilet construction but also sharing responsibilities and participation in one of the following:
Test your knowledge with these Perioperative Nursing Quiz Questions And Answers! During surgery, a surgeon would not be able to have a successful operation if it wasn’t for the perioperative nurses. You can take this...
Questions: 25 | Attempts: 87499 | Last updated: Mar 31, 2022
The nurse is preparing a client for surgery. What is the most effective method for obtaining an accurate blood pressure reading from the client?