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17 A nurse is caring for a client following an open colectomy. Which of the following findings places the client at risk for delayed wound healing?
18 A nurse who typically works on the postpartum unit is assigned to float to the maternal newborn unit. The nurse is very anxious about floating and uncomfortable with the assignment the charge nurse has selected. Which of the following actions is appropriate for nurse to take?
19 A client hospitalized for a bone marrow transplant is in protective isolation while undergoing total body radiation and intense chemotherapy. The client’s sibling comes visit but has obvious manifestations of an upper respiratory infection. Which of the following nursing actions is appropriate at this time?
20 A nurse is caring for a client following insertion of a subclavian nontunneled percutaneous central venous catheter (CVC). The provider writes a prescription to initiate an IV infusion ringer’s lactate at 150 mL per hr. prior to starting the infusion, which of the following actions should the nurse take?
21 A nurse is providing teaching to an adolescent client who has cystic fibrosis and has a prescription for pancrealipase. Which of the following should the nurse include in the teaching?
22 A nurse is assessing laboratory values on a client who has taken an overdose of acetaminophen. The nurse should expect which of the following laboratory values indicative of organ damage from the overdose?
23 A nurse on an orthopedic floor is completing morning assessments on several clients. Which of the following clients has the greatest risk for fat embolism syndrome (FES)?
24 A nurse is caring for a client who has end stage liver disease. The daughter of the client asks about her father’s do-not-resuscitate request. Which of the following is a therapeutic response by the nurse?
25 A nurse is providing teaching to the parent of preschooler who was newly diagnosed with a latex allergy. The nurse should discuss that a cross reaction may occur with which of the following foods?
26 A nurse is planning to admit a client who has hyperthyroidism. Which of the following rooms is appropriate for the nurse to assignment client to?
27 A nurse has just returned to the nursing unit following cardiac catheterization. In the immediate postprocedure period, which of the following is the priority nursing action?
28 A nurse is caring for an infant who is being treated for dehydration. Which of the following findings indicate the treatment is effective?

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