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CORRECT. Elevating the head of the bed 90 degrees will facilitate swallowing and prevent aspiration. c. Encourage client to place food in the front of the mouth. d. Maintain suction equipment at the bedside. CORRECT. Suction equipment must be maintained at the bedside of client at risk for aspiration to aid in clearing the airway. e. Encourage client to flex head and neck back when swallowing.
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Suction equipment must be maintained at the bedside of client at risk for aspiration to aid in clearing the airway. To assist with safe feeding, the nurse should review the clients swallowing reflexes before feeding. Gag and cough reflexes should also be assessed. Elevating the head of the bed 90 degrees will facilitate swallowing and prevent aspiration. The correct answer is: Maintain suction equipment at the bedside., Assess swallowing reflexes before feeding., Elevate the head of the bed 90 degrees before feeding. A nurse is providing pin site care for a client with skeletal traction for a tibia-fibula fracture. Which of the following findings should the nurse report to the provider? Select all that apply.
Which of the following diseases should the nurse anticipate using droplet precautions? Select all that apply. Select one or more:
b. Scarlet Fever CORRECT. Mumps, Pertussis, Rubella, and Scarlet Fever can generate droplets from coughing, sneezing, and talking, as well as during certain procedures such as suctioning and bronchoscopy. Transmission via large droplets requires close contact (within 3 feet or less) between the source patient and the susceptible individual. Droplets (due to their large size) do not remain suspended in air and travel short distances - three feet or less.

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