After positioning a client to move from the bed into a wheelchair, how would the nurse stand when helping the client to sit up on the side of the bed?
Near the client's hip, with legs shoulder-width apart and one foot near the head of the bed
A nurse is
A client is scheduled for a colonoscopy. The nurse realizes immediately after administering medications to induce conscious sedation that the client has not signed the informed consent. If the nurse has the client sign the informed consent, which element
A student nurse is attempting to improve her communication skills. Which of the following is an appropriate therapeutic communication skill?
Control the tone of the voice to avoid hidden messages.
A nurse is discussing cataract treatment with a client. W
A Native American client has been admitted to the health care facility with complaints of profuse diarrhea. What action is appropriate for the nurse while interviewing the client, keeping in mind the client's cultural beliefs?
Do not write notes during i
The nurse manager in an acute care facility has received client evaluations in which the clients have complained about excessive noise that interfered with their rest. The nurse manager and nursing staff plan to do the following. Which activity will most
A client 36 years of age is able to understand the health education when she is given the opportunity to put the education into practice. The nurse helps the client to self-administer the medication dosage before the client is discharged from the health c
A medical-surgical nurse is assisting a wound care nurse with the debridement of a client's coccyx wound. What is the primary goal of this action?
Removing dead or infected tissue to promote wound healing
A home care nurse is visiting an older adult clie
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A nurse teaches deep-breathing exercises to a preoperative patient. Which of the following accurately describes a step in this exercise?
Instruct the patient to exhale gently and completely before breathing in.
Following a successful coron
A community health nurse provides information to a client with newly diagnosed multiple sclerosis about a support group at the local hospital for patients diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, and their families. Providing this information is an example of w
Which of the following theories of ethics most highly prioritizes the nurse's relationship with patients and the nurse's character in the practice of ethical nursing?
A nurse has completed four hours of his eight-hour shift on a medical