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The client is concerned that it may indicate a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Which statement should the nurse make to the client? "When was your last gynecological checkup?" "Have you been engaging in unprotected sexual intercourse?" "Don't worry about the discharge. Some vaginal discharge is normal." "I need some more information about the discharge. What color is it?" 72.A nurse performing a physical assessment of a client gathers both subjective and objective data. Which of the following findings would the nurse document as subjective data? The client appears anxious. Blood pressure is 170/80 mm Hg. The client states that he has a rash. The client has diminished reflexes in the legs. 73.A nurse is preparing to measure a client’s calf circumference. The nurse performs this procedure by:
Placing a tape measure around the widest point of the lower leg Measuring 2 inches above the knee and placing the tape measure around the client's leg at this point Measuring 2 inches above the ankle and placing the tape measure around the client's leg at this point Measuring 2 inches below the patella and placing the tape measure around the client's leg at this point 74.A nurse is performing a throat assessment on an assigned client. On asking the client to stick his tongue out, the nurse notes that it protrudes in the midline. Which of the following cranial nerves is the nurse testing? Cranial nerve XII 75.A nurse sees documentation in the client's record indicating that the physician has noted the presence of adventitious breath sounds. The nurse knows that these types of sounds are: Abnormal sounds that should not be heard in the lungs 76.A nurse is describing the procedure for testicular self-examination (TSE) to a male client. Which statement should the nurse make to the client?
"Perform a testicular exam at least every 2 months to detect early signs of testicular cancer." 77.A clinic nurse about to meet a new client plans to gather subjective data regarding the client's health history. Which of the following actions does the nurse take to help ensure the success of the interview? Select all that apply.Ensuring that the room is private Seeing that distracting objects are removed from the room Having the client sit across a desk or table to give the client some personal space Maintaining a distance of 2 feet or closer between the nurse and client Switching on a dim light that will make the room cozier and help the client relax 78.A nurse reviewing a client's record notes documentation that the client has melena. How does the nurse detect the presence of melena?