15.A patient is being scheduled for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) as soon as possible. Which prescribed action should the nurse take first?a.Place the patient on NPO status.b.Administer sedative medications.c.Ensure the consent form is signed.d.Teach the patient about the procedure.16.While interviewing a young adult patient, the nurse learns that the patient has a family history of familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). The nurse will plan to assess the patient’s knowledge about17.Which area of the abdomen shown in the accompanying figure will the nurse palpate to assess for splenomegaly?Nutritional problems(39)1.Which finding for a young adult who follows a vegan diet may indicate the need for cobalamin supplementation?2.A 76-yr-old woman with a body mass index (BMI) of 17 kg/m2and a low serum albumin level is being admitted by the nurse. Which assessment finding will the nurse expect to find?a.Restlessnessc.Pitting edemab.Hypertensiond.Food allergies3.Which menu choice best
indicates that the patient is implementing the nurse’s suggestion to choose high-calorie,
4.A patient has a body mass index (BMI) of 31 kg/m2, a normal C-reactive protein level, and low serum transferrin andalbumin levels. The nurse will plan patient teaching to increase the patient’s intake of foods that are high in5.A patient who has just been started on tube feedings of full-strength formula at 100 mL/hr has 6 diarrhea stools the first day. Which action should the nurse plan to take?6.A young adult with extensive facial injuries from a motor vehicle crash is receiving tube feedings through a percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG). Which action will the nurse include in the plan of care?a.Keep the patient positioned on the left side.b.Check the gastric residual volume every 4 to 6 hours.c.Avoid giving bolus tube feedings through the PEG tube.d.
Obtain a daily abdominal radiographs to verify tube placement.
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