The practical nurse pn is caring for a dyspneic

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The practical nurse (PN) is caring for a dyspneic client whose oxygen saturation rate is currently 95%. What position is best for this client? A Supine with the legs slightly elevated. Simʼs with a pillow under the upper leg. Fowler's with both legs supported. Any position that is comfortable Rationale: In the Fowler position, the head is elevated 45 degrees, and the individual's knees are slightly flexed, which promotes maximum lung expansion and tracheal alignment. Even though the client's oxygen saturation rate is within normal limits (WNL), this client is having trouble breathing. Sitting up, so that the lungs can fully expand and the trachea is aligned, is usually helpful in promoting breathing. B C D
17. Following an open reduction of a fractured femur, a client is placed in skeletal traction. Based on the nursing diagnosis of "Potential impairment of skin integrity related to immobility," which nursing intervention should the practical nurse (PN) implement? B C
and give back care. D Give back care after the client is released from traction. Rationale: Back care provides the best method for solving immobility problems, such as skin breakdown, when the client is in traction. 18. The practical nurse (PN) is assessing the orientation of an elderly client. The client is unable to remember the year and reports being lost and unfamiliar with the surroundings. What documentation is the most accurate for the PN to make B C D
19. Which instruction is most important for the practical nurse (PN) to provide a client before the client leaves the unit to have magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) performed? B C D
20. The practical nurse (PN) is instructing a client in the proper use of a metered- dose inhaler. Which instructions should the PN reinforce to the client to ensure the optimal benefits from the drug?
A Inhale and then compress the inhaler. Compress the inhaler while slowly breathing in through the mouth. Compress the inhaler while inhaling quickly through the nose. B C

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