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21.After the nurse has finished teaching a 68-year-old patient with osteoarthritis (OA) of the right hip about how to manage the OA, which patient statement indicates a need for more teaching?a.“I can take glucosamine to help decrease my knee pain.”b.“I will take 1 g of acetaminophen (Tylenol) every 4 hours.”c.“I will take a shower in the morning to help relieve stiffness.”d.“I can use a cane to decrease the pressure and pain in my hip.”____22.Which information will the nurse include when preparing teaching materials for patients with exacerbations of rheumatoid arthritis?____23.Which laboratory result will the nurse monitor to determine whether prednisone (Deltasone) has been effective for a 30-year-old patient with an acute exacerbation of rheumatoid arthritis?____24.The nurse teaching a support group of women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) about how to manage activities of daily living suggests that they____25.A patient who had arthroscopic surgery of the right knee 7 days ago is admitted with a red, swollen, and hot knee. Which assessment finding by the nurse should be reported to the health care provider immediately?a.The blood pressure is 86/50 mm Hg.b.The white blood cell count is 11,500/µL.c.The patient is taking ibuprofen (Motrin).d.The patient says the knee pain is severe.____26.A patient with acute osteomyelitis of the left femur is hospitalized for regional antibiotic irrigation. Which intervention will be included in the initial plan of care?
____27.An assessment finding for a 55-year-old patient that alerts the nurse to the presence of osteoporosis is____28.The nurse evaluating effectiveness of prescribed calcitonin (Cibacalcin) and ibandronate (Boniva) for a patient with Paget’s disease will consider the patient’sMultiple ResponseIdentify one or more choices that best complete the statement or answer the question.____29.To monitor for complications in a patient with type 2 diabetes, which tests will the nurse in the diabetic clinic schedule at least annually (select all that apply)?a.Chest x-rayb.Blood pressurec.Serum creatinined.Urine for microalbuminuriae.Complete blood count (CBC)f.Monofilament testing of the footOther30.In which order will the nurse take these steps to prepare NPH 20 units and regular insulin 2 units using the same syringe? (Put a comma and a space between each answer choice [A, B, C, D, E]).