A client has delayed bone healing in a fractured

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26.A client has delayed bone healing in a fractured right humerus. What should the nurseprepare the client for that promotes bone growth?A)Electrical stimulationB)Administration of low-dose heparinC)Joint fusionD)Administration of antibioticsAns:AFeedback:Delayed union may require surgical interventions to promote bone growth and correct theincorrect union. If necessary, prepare the client for use of electrical stimulation measuresthat promote bone growth, or for a bone graft. Administration of low-dose heparin wouldbe used to prevent pulmonary embolism. Joint fusion may be used in the case of
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avascular necrosis. Administration of antibiotics would be used for the potential ofinfection or to treat an actual infection.27.The nurse is assisting with an examination of a client suspected of having carpal tunnelsyndrome. The physician has the patient flex the wrist for 30 seconds and percusses themedian nerve. The client complains of pain and numbness when this is done. What doesthe nurse know this positive sign is documented as?
28.A client has been prescribed nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for treatment ofcarpal tunnel syndrome. What should the nurse be sure to include when educating theclient about taking this medication?

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Term
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Kris Amatuli

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