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a. Elevate the stumpb. Reinforcing the dressingc. Calling the surgeond. Drawing a mark around the site37. A client in the PACU with a left below the knee amputation complains of pain in her left bigtoe. Which of the following would the nurse do first?a. Tell the client it is impossible to feel the painb. Show the client that the toes are not therec. Explain to the client that the pain is reald. Give the client the prescribed narcotic analgesic38. The client with an above the knee amputation is to use crutches until the prosthesis is beingadjusted. In which of the following exercises would the nurse instruct the client to best preparehim for using crutches?a. Abdominal exercisesb. Isometric shoulder exercisesc. Quadriceps setting exercisesd. Triceps stretching exercises39. The client with an above the knee amputation is to use crutches until the prosthesis isproperly lifted. When teaching the client about using the crutches, the nurse instructs the clientto support her weight primarily on which of the following body areas?a. Axillaeb. Elbowsc. Upper armsd. Hands40. Three hours ago a client was thrown from a car into a ditch, and he is now admitted to theED in a stable condition with vital signs within normal limits, alert and oriented with goodcoloring and an open fracture of the right tibia. When assessing the client, the nurse would beespecially alert for signs and symptoms of which of the following?a. Hemorrhage
b. Infectionc. Deformityd. Shock41. The client with a fractured tibia has been taking methocarbamol (Robaxin), when teachingthe client about this drug, which of the following would the nurse include as the drug's primaryeffect?a. Killing of microorganismsb. Reduction in itchingc. Relief of muscle spasmsd. Decrease in nervousness42. A client who has been taking carisoprodol (Soma) at home for a fractured arm is admittedwith a blood pressure of 80/50 mmHg, a pulse rate of 115bpm, and respirations of 8breaths/minute and shallow, the nurse interprets these finding as indicating which of thefollowing?a. Expected common side effectsb. Hypersensitivity reactionsc. Possible habituating effectsd. Hemorrhage from GI irritation43. When admitting a client with a fractured extremity, the nurse would focus the assessment onwhich of the following first?a. The area proximal to the fractureb. The actual fracture sitec. The area distal to the fractured. The opposite extremity for baseline comparison44. A client with fracture develops compartment syndrome. When caring for the client, the nursewould be alert for which of the following signs of possible organ failure?a. Rales c. Generalized edemab. Jaundice d. Dark, scanty urine45. Which of the following would lead the nurse to suspect that a client with a fracture of theright femur may be developing a fat embolus?

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