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A nurse is caring for a client with early stages of peripheral venous disease. Which of the following is an expected finding when inspecting the lower extremities?While recovering from abdominal surgery a client develops thrombophlebitis. A nurse would assess the client for?A nurse is assessing a client following a lengthy abdominal surgery. An assessment finding that would indicate a possible complication from the surgery would be After abdominal surgery a client suddenly complains of numbness in the right leg and a “funny feeling” in the toes. The nurse should firstAfter abdominal surgery a client suddenly complains of numbness in the right leg and a “funny feeling” in the toes. The nurse should firstRESPIRATORY ASSESSMENTA client in moderate to severe respiratory disease is admitted to the medical unit at the hospital. During the admission assessment of the client the nurse should
A client who is experiencing dyspnea comes to a health clinic. Which assessment finding in the client indicates to the nurse that the respiratory problem is chronic?An emergency room nurse is assessing a client who sustained a blunt injury to the chest wall. Which of these signs would indicate the presence of pneumothoraxin this client?A nurse is assessing breath sounds with the diaphragm of the stethoscope and hears rhonchi on expiration in both lower lobes. The nurse should reassess A nurse caring for an older adult client admitted for new-onset confusion notes the following lab results:CBC: wbc- 15,000, HgB 14.1, Hct 42%ABG: pH 7.48, PCO2 32, PO2 78, HCO3 29Chemistry: BUN 23, Creatinine 0.8 After reviewing these data, a priority assessment for the nurse would be to -Auscultate for bronchial breath sounds, wheezes, or crackles.A client is scheduled for a lung scan. Which of the following nursing interventions is most important to prevent post-procedure complications?