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d.Patient will use a sliding board correctly to transfer to the bedside commode as needed.ANS: AA goal is a broad statement of desired change; the patient will increase activity level is a broadstatement. Turning is the expected outcome. When determining goals, the nurse needs to ensurethat the goal is individualized and realistic for the patient. Since the patient is on bed rest, using awalker and bedside commode is contraindicated.
FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING 9TH EDITION POTTER TEST BANKPrime yourself for your TestsStudy QuestionsNURSINGTB.COM5.The following statements are on apatient’snursing care plan. Which statement will the nurseuse as an outcome for a goal of care?The patient will verbalize a decreased pain level less than 3 on a 0 to 10 scale by thea.end of this shift.b.The patient will demonstrate increased tolerance to activity over the next month.c.The patient will understand needed dietary changes by discharge.d.The patient will demonstrate increased mobility in 2 days.ANS: AAn expected outcome is a specific and measurable change that is expected as a result of nursingcare. Verbalizing decreased pain on a 0 to 10 scale is an outcome. The other three options in thisquestion are goals. Demonstrating increased mobility in 2 days and understanding necessarydietary changes by discharge are short-term goals because they are expected to occur in less thana week. Demonstrating increased tolerance to activity over a month-long period is a long-termgoal because it is expected to occur over a longer period of time.6.Acharge nurseisreviewing outcomeNstUatReSmINeGntTsBu.CsiOnMg theSMART approach. Which patientoutcome statement will the charge nurse praise to the new nurse?a.The patient will ambulate in hallways.b.The nurse will monitor thepatient’s heartrhythm continuously this shift.c.The patient will feed self at all mealtimes today without reports of shortness of breath.The nurse will administer pain medication every 4 hours to keep the patient free fromd.discomfort.ANS: CAn expected outcome should be patient centered; should address one patient response; should bespecific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and timed (SMART approach). The statement “Thepatient will feed self at all mealtimes today without reports of shortness ofbreath”includes allSMART criteria for goal writing.“Thepatient will ambulate inhallways”is missing a time limit.Administering pain medication and monitoring the patient’s heart rhythm are nursinginterventions; they do not reflect patient behaviors or actions.
FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING 9TH EDITION POTTER TEST BANKPrime yourself for your TestsStudy QuestionsNURSINGTB.COM7.A nursing assessment for a patient with a spinal cord injury leads to several pertinent nursingdiagnoses. Which nursing diagnosis is thehighestpriority for this patient?

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