Jennie Smith is a 15-year-old female client who is a gravida 1, para 0 at 36
weeks gestation by both estimate date of birth and ultrasound. She began
prenatal care at 10 weeks gestation and has had an uneventful pregnancy
except for mild pedal edema that
The nurse begins the preoperative assessment by taking Ms. Jackson's vital signs.
1. Which vital sign requires follow-up by the nurse?
A) BP of 160/88.
This blood pressure is elevated and requires further action by the nurse
A 1,000 ml bag of Lactated Ringer's solution containing 10 units of Pitocin
(oxytocin) is infusing via an 18 g peripheral IV in the left forearm at 125 ml per
hour, with 300 ml remaining in the bag. The IV is patent, without redness
Infant Care at Birth
The nursery RN places the infant under a radiant warmer and starts to dry her quickly.
What is the rationale for these actions?
B) Convective heat loss from evaporation is reduced.
Drying the infant quickly and placing her
Chronic Kidney Disease
Meet the Client: Louellen Sanderson
Louellen Sanderson is a 58-year-old female with a long history of diabetes mellitus and
hypertension. She has experienced renal insufficiency for the last two years. Her current
How should the nurse record Amanda's obstetrical history using the G-T-P-A-L designation?
This does not reflect the client's obstetrical history.
This does not reflect the client's obste
Meet the Client: Clyde Hunter
Clyde Hunter, a 72-year-old African-American male, is a resident of a long-term care facility. He has been
unable to control the urge to void since experiencing a stroke, formerly called cerebrovascular accident
(CVA), 1 mont
1. The nurse plans to assess Clara for orthostatic vital sign changes. What action
will the nurse take first?
Position Clara in a supine position
2. The nurse takes the first blood pressure measurement. After recording the first
Pulmonary Case Study
1. Orders are appropriate for M.N., postoperative patients need to ambulate to reduce the
risk for DVT, incentive spirometer increase exercise on lungs, pain management is
needed, and ampicillin is prophylaxis. I would monitor M.N.s p
Chapter 02: Safe Care: The Core of Leading and
1. For each body system, name as many exemplars as you can (for example)
a. Genitourinary: Cystitis, Pylonephritis, UTI
i. Urethritis, Glomerulonephritis, Cystitis, Pylonephritis, UTI
b. Respiratory: common cold, to
Chapter 26: Delegation: An Art of Professional