Take daily weight.
Assess urine specific gravity.
Encourage intake of coffee or tea.
Monitor intake and output.
Putting on an individually fitted mask when entering the client's room
Instructing the client to wear a mask at all times
Wearing a gown and gloves when providing direct care
Keeping the door to the client's room open to observe the client
Call for assistance.
Assess for responsiveness.
Palpate for a carotid pulse.
Assess for pupillary response.
Holding sterile objects above the waist
Pouring solution onto a sterile field cloth
Leaving a 1″ (2.5-cm) edge around the sterile field
Opening the outermost flap of a sterile package away from the body
My son can't eat wheat, rye, oats, or barley.
My son needs a gluten-rich diet.
My son must avoid potatoes, rice, and cornstarch.
My son can safely eat frozen and packaged foods.
Leave the bed in the high position when finished.
Place the pillow at the head of the bed.
Tuck the top sheet and blanket under the bottom of the bed.
Roll the client to the far side of the bed.
Nurse practice acts.
Standards of care.
The American Nurses Association.
Facility policies and procedures
Standards of care
Nurse practice act
Baked beans, hamburger, and milk
Spaghetti with cream sauce, broccoli, and tea
Bouillon, spinach, and soda
Chicken cutlet, spinach, and soda
Position the head of the bed flat.
Help the client dangle his legs.
Stand behind the client.
Place the chair facing away from the bed.
Complaints of deep, sharp incisional pain
Evidence of uneven wound edges
Thick, yellow wound drainage
Oral temperature of 100.6° F (38.1° C)
A nursing assistant administers medications to a client in ICU.
A staff nurse refuses to follow a physician's order to administer medication because administering the dosage ordered could seriously harm the client.
A nursing assistant attempts to initiate I.V. therapy.
A staff nurse fills a client prescription at the hospital pharmacy because the pharmacist on duty is busy.
Tips for correctly performing a procedure in the hospital environment.
Bylaws that state clients' rights.
A code of ethics that states the nurse's obligation and responsibility to the client.
Regulations stating criteria for nursing licensure.
Reduce fluid intake to less than 2,500 ml/day.
Teach diaphragmatic, pursed-lip breathing.
Administer low-flow oxygen.
Keep the client in a supine position as much as possible.
Encourage alternating activity with rest periods.
Teach use of postural drainage and chest physiotherapy.
Only low doses of opioids are safe; higher doses may cause respiratory depression.
Pain medication should be given only when a client requests it.
A client who can fall asleep isn't in pain.
Terminal cancer clients may develop tolerance to opioids and require progressively higher doses to control pain.
Determining how planned absences such as vacation time will be scheduled so that all staff are treated fairly
Identifying who will be responsible for making client care decisions
Deciding what type of dress code will be implemented
Identifying salary ranges for various types of staff
Statute of limitations
Alternative dispute resolution
All personnel should wear protective clothing, including a gown, gloves, and respiratory protection.
Clients exposed to anthrax should immediately remove contaminated clothing and place it in the hamper.
Clients should be instructed to wash thoroughly with soap and water.
Access to the area should be restricted.
Telling the nurse that she may use the password
Telling the nurse to ask someone else for her password
Writing down the password so the nurse won't forget it
Telling the nurse that she may not use the password
Notifying the American Cancer Society of the client's diagnosis
Requesting Meals On Wheels to provide adequate nutritional intake
Referring the client to a home health nurse for follow-up visits to provide colostomy care
Asking an occupational therapist to evaluate the client at home
Apply heat to the fracture site.
Apply ice to the fracture site.
Perform ankle dorsiflexion three times per day.
Use crutches for 1 week.
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