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16. A nurse is caring for a patient receiving total parenteral nutrition (TPN). Which nursing action is most appro-priate to implement?a. Use a clean technique for site care.b. Infuse the solution rapidly.c. Administer medications through the TPN line.d. Monitor the temperature for elevation.ANS: DTemperature should be monitored for signs of potential infection. When caring for a patient receiving TPN,sterile technique is used for site care. If solution is given too rapidly, the patient may have circulatory overload.The TPN catheter should NEVER be used for medication administration.
DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: p. 792-793 OBJ: 4TOP: TPN KEY: Nursing Process Step: ImplementationMSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort17. A patient is diagnosed with Vincent infection. What treatment should the nurse anticipate being prescribedfor this patient?
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DIF: Cognitive Level: Application REF: p. 800 OBJ: 3TOP: Oral Infections KEY: Nursing Process Step: ImplementationMSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort18. When assessing the tongue of patient in the outpatient clinic, a nurse observes bluish-white lesions on themucous membranes. When reviewing the patient history, the nurse notes the patient has been on long-termantibiotic therapy for chronic prostatitis. What should the nurse suspect?
DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: p. 800 OBJ: 3TOP: Oral Infections KEY: Nursing Process Step: AssessmentMSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort19. When assisting with the admission of a new resident to a long-term care facility, a nurse notes a currenthistory of peptic ulcer disease. What type of pain should the nurse expect the resident to describe?
DIF: Cognitive Level: Comprehension REF: p. 812 OBJ: 4TOP: Peptic Ulcer KEY: Nursing Process Step: AssessmentMSC: NCLEX: Physiological Integrity: Basic Care and Comfort

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