The caregiver leaves both siderails down while the client is in bed. 12. A community health nurse is providing information to local residents about the transmission of anthrax. Through which body systems does the nurse tell the residents that anthrax can be contracted? Select all that apply. Skin Lungs Immune Urinary Lymphatic Gastrointestinal 13. A nurse is preparing a chemotherapy infusion to be administered to a client with a diagnosis of Hodgkin’s disease. Which precaution should the nurse take while working with this intravenous (IV) infusion? Wearing gloves and a mask Wearing gloves and a gown Wearing gloves, a mask, and eye protection Wearing gloves, a mask, and a head covering
14. A nurse is preparing a continuous intravenous (IV) infusion at the medication cart. As the nurse goes to attach the IV tubing port to the solution bag, the tubing drops, hitting the top of the medication cart. Which action should the nurse take to maintain asepsis? Obtaining new IV tubing Obtaining a new IV solution bag Scrubbing the tubing port with an alcohol swab Wiping the tubing port with povidone-iodine solution (Betadine) 15. A home health nurse is visiting a client with tuberculosis (TB). Which action by the client tells the nurse that the client understands the necessary respiratory precautions to be taken at home? Staying secluded in the bedroom Wearing an oxygen mask at all times Keeping the house closed up to minimize the spread of disease Disposing of contaminated tissues in a container with a leak-proof bag 16. A home health nurse teaches a client about home modifications to reduce the risk of falls. Which statements by the client indicate a need for further teaching? Select all that apply. “I need to use night lights.” “I need to remove my wall-to-wall carpeting.” “I need to get handrails put up in the bathroom.” “I need to use the staircase handrails when I go up the stairs.” “I should walk barefoot as much as possible so that I’ll know about any wet spots on the floor.” 17. A nurse caring for a client who is under airborne precautions notes that the client is scheduled for a nuclear scan. Which action on the part of the nurse is appropriate? Planning to have the nuclear scan performed at the bedside Asking the technicians in the nuclear scan department to wear masks Placing a surgical mask on the client for transport and for contact with other individuals Calling the nuclear medicine department and telling the technician that the test will have to be delayed until airborne precautions have been discontinued 18. A nurse employed in a physician’s office hears a client in the waiting room call out, “Help! Fire!” The nurse rushes to the waiting room and finds that the wastebasket is on fire. The nurse immediately: Confines the fire Extinguishes the fire Activates the fire alarm Removes the clients from the waiting room 19. A nurse enters the laundry room to empty a bag of dirty linen and discovers a fire in a laundry basket. What action should the nurse take first?
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