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An older adult who resides in an assisted living facility has sought care from the nurse because ofrecurrent episodes of constipation. Which of the following actions should the nurse first perform?*1/1A) Encourage the patient to take stool softener daily.B) Assess the patients food and fluid intake.C) Assess the patients surgical history.D) Encourage the patient to take fiber supplements.
A 16-year-old presents at the emergency department complaining of right lower quadrant pain and issubsequently diagnosed with appendicitis. When planning this patients nursing care, the nurse shouldprioritize what nursing diagnosis?*1/1
A nurse is talking with a patient who is scheduled to have a hemicolectomy with the creation of acolostomy. The patient admits to being anxious, and has many questions concerning the surgery, thecare of a stoma, and necessary lifestyle changes. Which of the following nursing actions is mostappropriate?*1/1
A nurse is caring for a patient with constipation whose primary care provider has recommendedsenna(Senokot) for the management of this condition. The nurse should provide which of the followingeducation points?*1/1

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