1 soft cooked egg toast jelly skim milk 2 baked

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1 Soft-cooked egg, toast, jelly, skim milk 2 Baked chicken, boiled potatoes, broccoli, coffee 3 Fillet of sole, baked potato, fresh fruit cup (berries and melons) Correct 4 Cottage cheese, crackers, relish dish (celery, olives, sweet pickles) Cottage cheese, crackers, and a relish dish (celery, olives, sweet pickles) have the highest sodium content Meals consisting of soft-cooked egg, toast, jelly, and skim milk; baked chicken, boiled potatoes, broccoli, and coffee; and fillet of sole, baked potato, and fresh fruit cup (berries and melons) are low in sodium. .
10. A client with heart failure has anxiety. Which effect of anxiety makes it particularly important for the nurse to reduce the anxiety of this client?
11. A client with peripheral arterial insufficiency tells the nurse that walking sometimes results in severe pain in the calf muscles. Which information should the nurse share with the client?
4 This is called Raynaud phenomenon.
12. When an older client with heart failure is transferred from the emergency department to the medical service, what should the nurse on the unit do first ? 1 Interview the client for a health history. Correct 2 Assess the client’s heart and lung sounds. 3 Monitor the client’s pulse and temperature. 4 Obtain the client’s blood specimen for electrolytes. With heart failure, the left ventricle is not functioning effectively , which is evidenced by an increased heart rate and crackles associated with pulmonary edema . The health history interview is done after vital signs and breath sounds are obtained and the client is stabilized. Although an infection would complicate heart failure, there are no signs that indicate this client has an infection. Obtaining the client’s blood specimen for electrolytes is inappropriate for immediate monitoring; it should be done after vital signs and clinical assessments have been completed.

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