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19.The nurse must assess for the presence of bowel sounds in a postoperative patient. The nurse should auscultate the patient’s abdomen:a.Prior to palpationb.Using a warmed stethoscopec.Starting at the left lower quadrantd.For at least three minutes in each quadrant20.Which assessment requires the nurse to assess the patient further?21.The nurse is caring for a group of hospitalized patients. What should the nurse do first to prevent infection?22.The nurse identify that the patient has inflammatory response. Which local patient adaptation supports this conclusion?23.A patient has a wound that is healing by secondary intention.to best support healing of the wound, the nurse should expect the practitioner’s order to state, “Clean wound with:a.Betadine and apply a dry sterile gauze.”b.Normal saline and cover with a gauze dressing.”c.Normal saline and apply a wet-to-damp dressing.”d.Half peroxide and half normal saline and apply a wet to dry dressing.”24.The nurse identifies that the greatest risk for a wound infection exists for a patient with a:25.The nurse understands that the skin protects the body from infections because the:26.The nurse must collect the following specimens. Which specimen collection does not require the use of surgical aseptic technique?