Chapt 15-20 - Nyiome Samson Nursing Fundamentals Professor...

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Nyiome Samson Nursing Fundamentals February 27, 2015 Professor Dr. Townsend Chapter Review Questions and Rationales Chapter 15 Clinical Application Questions o 1. Josh is showing consistency by measuring and palpating the wound. He is completing his assessment by observing the wound and assessing for discomfort the patient may be feeling. o 2. Confidence (Pg 200) o 3. Gathering information will help explain why the wound is not healing properly. Review Questions: o 1. Answer: 4 Page: 195 When a problem arises, you obtain information and use it, plus what you already know, to find a solution. Patients routinely present problems in practice. o 2. Answer: 1 Page: 196 The nurse collecting information about the patient sees a pattern in data and makes the nursing diagnosis. o 3. Answer: 3 Page: 202 Reflecting is a process of thinking and analyzing the difference and comparing the information from previous work situations. The staff reflected on them to learn for future patient situations. o 4. Answer: 3,4 Page: 194 The nurse is showing analyticity and self-confidence. The nurse is analyzing information and gathering findings as well as calling the physicians and trusting oneself in the reasoning the nurse came up with. o 5. Answer: 1,3 Page: 197 Use of the process allows nurses to help patients meet agreed-on outcomes for better health. o 6. Answer: 3 Page: 201 Since the same pain scale was used, it’s being consistent. o 7. Answer: 1 Page: 201 The nurse review the position of requiring exercises to restore function but uses a different approach is an example of integrity. o 8. Answer: 2,3,4 Page: 202
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The nurse can reflect on the effects and the difficulty with the treatment. The nurse reviews the meaning of the entire experience to improve personal comfort and competence in dealing with death. The nurse reflects on the communication between the mother and her and reviews it to see if improvement in communication is necessary. o 9. Answer: 3 Page: 194 The nurse trusts that experts have the right answers for inserting a Foley catheter and then so she goes to the procedure manual. o 10. Answer: 2 Page: 193 The nurse is evaluating if there is a change in the drainage amount, which would indicate proper wound healing. o 11. Answer: Page: 197 Assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention and evaluation are all in order from start to finish in the nursing process. o 12. Answer: 3 Page: 198 The nurse took the time to review knowledge that was related to the patient’s situation, which helped him apply critical thinking. o 13. Answer: 1,3,4 Page: 196 Good communication, showing respect and showing initiate are all examples of successful delegation. o 14. Answer: 4 Page: 195 Anticipating when to make choices during decision making is similar to commitment level of critical thinking. Thinking concretely is basic critical thinking.
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