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7. The nurse is percussing a client's liver and is assessing liver descent. The nurse shouldhave the client do which of the following?A)Cough forcefullyB)Hold the breathC)Breathe in and out deeplyD)Perform the Valsalva maneuver
8. A nurse determines that the liver span of an older adult male client measures 6 cm. Thenurse would interpret this as indicating which of the following?
9. Which of the following should a nurse suspect if dullness is percussed at the last leftinterspace at the anterior axillary line on deep inspiration?
10. While assessing a client's abdomen, the nurse observes involuntary reflex guarding onexpiration. The nurse would interpret this as most likely indicating which of thefollowing?
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11. The nurse is preparing to assess the size of the client's aorta. The nurse should palpate atwhich location?A)Midline at the umbilicusB)Deep epigastrium to the left of midlineC)Slightly above the suprapubic areaD)Between the umbilicus and the symphysis pubis
12. During palpation of the client's abdomen, the nurse feels a prominent, nontender,pulsating 6-cm mass above the umbilicus. What action should the nurse take?
13. A nurse is preparing to palpate a client's spleen. Which position should the nurse use tobest facilitate palpation?
14. A client's bladder is found to be distended. At which location should the nurse beginpalpating?
15. The nurse is evaluating a new nursing graduate's ability to perform a rebound tendernesstest for suspected appendicitis. The nurse identifies correct technique when the newgraduate is observed pressing deeply at which abdominal location?A)Right upper quadrantB)Left upper quadrantC)Right lower quadrantD)Left lower quadrant
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Henes
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Human abdomen, Rebound tenderness, Symphysis Pubis
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