Rheumatoid Arthritis with Joint Arthroplasty
Meet the Client: Terry Barnes
Terry Barnes, a 35-year-old mother of three young children, visits the
healthcare clinic. She reports experiencing increasing bilateral joint pain,
especially in her h
The nurse begins the preoperative assessment by taking Ms. Jackson's vital signs.
1. Which vital sign requires follow-up by the nurse?
BP of 160/88. Correct
This blood pressure is elevated and requires further action by the nurse
Meet the Client: Jamie Fargo
Jamie Fargo, a 17-year-old-student, is pregnant. She has not told her family about the pregnancy
and has not sought prenatal care. One evening she tells her Mom that she is feeling "really bad"
Meet the Client: Ms. Carie Davidson
Ms. Carie Davidson is an 85-year-old Caucasian. She has a history of several transient ischemic
attacks (TIAs) and is being admitted to a medical unit following an episode of weakness that
caused her to
Obstetrics: Healthy Newborn
Meet the Client: Laura Carson
Ms. Laura Carson, a 39-week-gestation primigravida, is admitted to the Birthing Center in active
labor on September 15th at 0915 hours following an uncomplicated pregnancy. At 2100 hours
1. What is the mechanism that results in Kussmaul respirations?
A) To compensate for metabolic acidosis, the respirations are deep and rapid.
2. To achieve the goal of restoring Lara's fluid volume, the nurse would expect to implement
Meet the Client: Mrs. Judy Sailor
Mrs. Judy Sailor is a 52-year-old Hispanic client that presents to the
Womens Health Clinic with vaginal bleeding. She is currently married with 2
grown children and 1 grandchild under the age