26.If you are treating a person’s burns and they are making sarcastic comments and criticizing your treatment, what could be causing this behavior? While performing a patient’s ordered wound care for the treatment of a burn, the patient has made a series of sarcastic remarks to the nurse and criticized her technique. How should the nurse best interpret this patient’s behavior?a.The patient may be experiencing an adverse drug reaction that is affecting his cognition and behaviorb.The patient may be experiencing neurologic or psychiatric complications of his injuriesc.The patient may be experiencing inconsistencies in the care that he is being providedd.The patient may be experiencing anger about his circumstances that he is deflecting toward the nurse 27.Which burn patient is most likely to have life threatening complications? A nurse has reported for a shift at a busy burns and plastics unit in a large university hospital.Which patient is most likely to have life-threatening complications?
28.If someone has sustained electrical burns and are now unresponsive, what should you do? a.(check a pulse)29.If someone has a GI bleed and are experiencing shock, what assessment findings would you expect? (Signs and symptoms of shock)30.What are some signs that someone is septic from a full thickness pressure ulcer? 31.If someone is in septic shock from a UTI, how do you know that they might be progressing to MODS? a.(thrombocytopenia)32.Someone has neurogenic shock from a spinal cord injury 2 days ago, what assessment finding would require follow up?33.A patient has cirrhosis of the liver and is unconscious. After hanging another bag of IV fluids, you notice that they have 2+ edema and their BP and pulse are up. What should you do next? a.(listen to their lungs)34.Be able to figure out what an ABG is by looking at the values given. Then once you do that, think about what can commonly cause that disorder and how you would treat it.35.Someone has acute respiratory failure because of a VQ mismatch (they are not ventilating and perfusing like they should). What should you do for this? (give oxygen)a.Initiate 24% to 32% oxygen via face mask.b.Provide high flow supplemental oxygen via nasal cannula.c.Provide oxygen via noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV).d.Initiate invasive positive pressure ventilation (PPV) via endotracheal tube for SaO2 below 90%.
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