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+The nurse would be alerted to the occurrence of malignant hyperthermia when the patient demonstrates what manifestation?A.HypocapniaB.Muscle rigidityC.Decreased body temperatureD.Confusion upon arousal from anesthesia
+A patient having an open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) of a left lower leg fracture will receive regional anesthesia during the procedure. As the patient is prepared in the operating room, what should the nurse implement to maintain patient safety during surgery that is directly related to the type of anesthesia being used?
+A 78-year-old patient is having surgery. What risk areas will the nurse need to be especially aware of for this patient during surgery?
+A nurse has opened a suturing package in an operating room. The nurse places it in a pocket below the waist level of the gown. What is true about the suturing package?
+The patient is going to have a colonoscopy. Which type of anesthesia should the nurse expect to be used?A.Local anesthesiaB.Moderate sedationC.General anesthesiaD.Monitored anesthesia care (MAC)
+A 42-year-old patient is recovering from anesthesia in the PACU. On admission to the PACU, the blood pressure (BP) is 124/70. Thirty minutes later, the blood pressure is 112/60, pulse is 72, and skin is warm and dry. The most appropriate action by the nurse at this time is to
+The nurse evaluates that the interventions for the nursing diagnosis of ineffective airway clearance in a postoperative patient have been successful when