A client diagnosed with an ankle sprain is prescribed ibuprofen to control pain

A client diagnosed with an ankle sprain is prescribed

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3. A client, diagnosed with an ankle sprain, is prescribed ibuprofen to control pain and inflammation. What instruction should the client receive concerning this medication?a.“Bleeding is not a problem with this medication.”b.“Take on an empty stomach to maximize its effect.”c.“Take with food to minimize gastrointestinal irritation.”d.“Wear sunscreen if outside to prevent a burn.”ANS: CIbuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). NSAIDs should be taken with food to minimize gastrointestinal irritation. Ibuprofen does not increase photosensitivity; however, bleeding can be a problem when taking ibuprofen.4. A client, experiencing a fractured arm, asks the nurse why the splint is being applied. Which of the following should the nurse respond to this client?5. A client has had a cast applied to immobilize a right ulnar fracture. Which of the following nursing interventions is most important?6. A client with a right arm cast is experiencing signs of a serious complication. Which of the following would cause the nurse the most concern?
7. A client is unable to pass the chair raise test. The nurse realizes this client is experiencing: a.carpal tunnel syndrome.b.rotator cuff tear.c.fractured arm.d.lateral epicondylitis.ANS: DThe chair raise testexamines the client’s ability to grip and lift. The client stands behind a chair and places the hands on the chair back. The client then attempts to raise the chair. If pain is experienced over the lateral elbows, lateral epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)may be present. The chair raise test is not used to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff tear, or a fractured arm.

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