The nurse is teaching the patient with an arrhythmia

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7.The nurse is teaching the patient with an arrhythmia. Which statement indicates that thepatient requires further teaching?a.“I’ve cut my coffee from 10 cups to 2 cups a day.”b.“I don’t drink regular cola drinks anymore.”c.“I have given up drinking those high-energy drinks.”d.“I’ve switched from 5 cups of coffee to 5 cups of tea.”ANS: DThe patient with an arrhythmia should decrease caffeine intake. Tea has as much caffeine ascoffee does, or more. All other options will reduce the caffeine intake.MEDICAL SURGICAL NURSING CONCEPTS AND PRACTICE 3RD EDITION DEWIT TEST BANK
PTS: 1DIF:Cognitive Level: ComprehensionREF: 435, Clinical CuesOBJ: 2 (clinical)TOP: Arrhythmias: Caffeine ReductionKEY: Nursing Process Step: EvaluationMSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Prevention and Early Detection of Disease8.The nurse is analyzing a patient’s telemetry strip and observes a sawtooth appearance with noP waves. How should the nurse document this finding?
PTS: 1DIF:Cognitive Level: ApplicationREF: 437OBJ: 2 (clinical)TOP: Arrhythmias: Atrial FlutterKEY: Nursing Process Step: AssessmentMSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance: Prevention and Early Detection of DiseaseNURSINGTB.COM
9.The nurse is caring for a patient with atrial fibrillation who asks why she needs to takewarfarin. Which statement best answers the patient’s question?
NURSINGTB.COMPTS: 1DIF:Cognitive Level: ComprehensionREF: 437OBJ: 3 (clinical)TOP: Arrhythmias: WarfarinKEY: Nursing Process Step: ImplementationMSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Pharmacological Therapies

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Cardiology, Pharmacological Therapies, Acute Pulmonary edema

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