A nurse on a med surg unit is providing care for four

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24.A nurse on a med-surg unit is providing care for four clients. Thenurse should identify which of the following situations as an ethicaldilemma?a.)A surgeon who removed the wrong kidney duringa surgicalproceduresrefuses to takeresponsibility of her actions- please double check anyoneb.)A client who has a new colostomy refuses to take instructionsfrom the ostomy therapistbecause she “doesn’t like him”c.)The family of a client who has a terminal illness asks thatthe provider not tell the clientthe diagnosisd.)A client who has Crohn’s disease reports that his prescriptiondrug plan will not pay for hismedications25.A charge nurse on an acute care unit is planning care for a client.Which of the following actions should the nurse take to promote theclient’s continuity of care?a.)Plan to assign a different nurse to the client each shiftb.)Limit the number of interdisciplinary team members managing
the client’s carec.)Request that the client complete a satisfaction survey atdischarged.)Start discharge planning on the day of admission26.A nurse is caring for a client who begins to experience a generalizedseizurewhile standing in her room.Which of the following actionsshould the nurse take?a.)Place a pad under the client’s headb.)Hold the client’s limbs tightly to prevent injuryc.)Lift the client into bed with the help of other staff members(You assist them to fall)d.)Insert a bite block into the client’s mouth<DOUBLE-CHECK this>Rationale: PDF p 58:Advise all caregivers and family not torestrain the client during a seizure but to lower him to the floor orbed, protect his head, remove nearby furniture, provide privacy,put him on his side with his head flexed slightly forward ifpossible, and loosen his clothing.27.A nurse is caring for a client who is grieving the loss of her partner.The client states, “I don’t see the point of living anymore.” Which ofthe following actions should the nurse take?a.)Recommend that the client seek spiritual guidanceb.)Request that the client’s family provide additional supportc.)Tell the client that this is a normal response to griefd.)Ask the client if she plans to harm herself28.A nurse is planning care for a female client who has an indwellingurinary catheter. Which of the following actions should the nurseinclude in the plan? Ch 44 page 244 urinary eliminationa.)Empty the drainage bag at least every 8 hr.-- page 244 , booksays catheter care 3 times a dayb.)Keep the drainage bag at the level of the bladder- must be belowbladderc.)Use the clean technique to collect a specimen from the drainagesystem- sterile techniqued.)Tape the catheter to the lower abdomen- isnt this on the thigh??????

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