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Question 181 out of 1 pointsA long-term care nurse is assisting a well-nourished, 80-year-old resident with the diagnosis of esophagealcancer on methods to deal with dysphagia. What nursing intervention will best help to improve theresident’s condition?Answers:A.Instruct the patient to tilthis or her head slightly forward.B.Assist patient to a semi-Fowler position.C.Encourage the resident to eat meals in the main dining area.D.Insert a nasogastric tube for feedings.ResponseFeedback:General interventions helpful in managing dysphagia include a quiet, relaxedenvironment and an erect position with the head slightly tilted forward. Ifdysphagia prevents adequate nutritional intake, then an alternative feedingmethod must be used and ordered by the health care provider. p. 726
Question 191 out of 1 pointsA home health nurse is assigned to follow-up on a patient recently diagnosed withgastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Which primary symptom should the nurse takeinto consideration when updating the nursing interventions on this patient’s care plan?Answer
Question 201 out of 1 pointsWhen 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 onlong-term antibiotic therapy for chronic prostatitis. What should the nurse suspect?
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