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A primipara client gave birth vaginally to a healthy newborn girl 48 hours ago. The nurse palpates the client's fundus,
expecting it to be at which location?
Two fingerbreadths above the umbilicus
At the level o
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A woman who is 12 hours postpartum had a pulse rate around 80 beats per minute during pregnancy. Now, the
nurse finds a pulse of 60 beats per minute. Which of these actions should the nurse take?
Document the findin
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Prior to discharging a 24-hour-old newborn, the nurse assesses her respiratory status. Which of the following
would the nurse expect to assess?
Respiratory rate 45, irregular
Costal breathing pattern
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A newborn with severe meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) is not responding to conventional treatment.
Which of the following would the nurse anticipate as possibly necessary for this newborn?
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After spontaneous rupture of membranes, the nurse notices a prolapsed cord. The nurse immediately places the
woman in which position?
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When explaining how a newborn adapts to extrauterine life, the nurse would describe which body systems as
undergoing the most rapid changes?
Gastrointestinal and hepatic
Urinary and hematologic
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The nurse is teaching a pregnant woman with type 1 diabetes about her diet during pregnancy. Which client
statement indicates that the nurse's teaching was successful?
I'll basically follow the same diet t
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Review of a primiparous woman's labor and birth record reveals a prolonged second stage of labor and extended
time in the stirrups. Based on an interpretation of these findings, the nurse would be especial
Chapter 3: Learning Outcomes
3. Describe the purpose of the patient-safe strategy of perception checking.
Perception checking is a patient-safe communication strategy that helps individuals
interpret verbal and nonverba
Chapter 1: Learning Outcomes
2. Explain the role responsibilities of nurses that involve patient-safe communication.
There are six primary areas of role responsibility of nurses where communication could
Chapter 5: Learning Outcomes
1. Describe the importance of the contexts of culture and gender within the
transformational model of communication.
At the core of the transformational model of communication there are two un
Charles, age 72, has reported to the emergency department complaining of chest pain. His
breathing is slightly labored, with a respiratory rate of 18 breaths per minute. He appears pale
Chapter 9: Learning Outcomes
4. Distinguish between humor that is therapeutic and nontherapeutic.
Therapeutic humor is used as an adaptive and healthy coping mechanism for decreasing
stress levels in many types of situati
1. What is health literacy?
Health literacy is the ability of a patient to understand and integrate health-related
knowledge (Yoost & Crawford, 2016, p. 192). As a nurse, it is important to explore a
patients interests and abilities to help determine thei
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) refers to diseases of blood vessels outside the heart
and brain (What Is PVD). This condition is the narrowing of the vessels that carry blood to the
stomach, kidneys, arms
Chloride and Magnesium Research
Works with sodium to maintain osmotic pressure in extracellular fluid
Normal plasma concentration is 98-106 mEq/L
Imbalance usually results from the imbalance of other electrolytes or acid/base problems, except in
Case Studies to Concept Map for Final Review DUE WED @ 7am
Mr. Appel has severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). He is admitted to the hospital with
the complaint of increasing dyspnea, increased sputum, anxiety, and diaphores
Major Points for Cardiac Dysfunction
Jaundice due to high blood bilirubin levels due to liver cell necrosis
Palmar erythema due to increased blood estrogen levels
Spider angiomas on nose, cheeks, upper thorax, sh
CH 6 Innate Immunity: Inflammation and Wound healing
Human Defense mechanisms 134
Innate immunity- 1st line of defense, natural barrier
Inflammatory response- 2nd line of defense, promotes healing
Adaptive immunity- 3rd line of defense, memory