Hesi RN Case Studies
Management of a Medical Unit
What did you learn about managing a medical unit?
After completing this case study I was able to more in depth what managing a medical unit was really
like. I learn best by visual observance, this case stu
Terry is scheduled for a CBC (complete blood count), RF (rheumatoid factor), ESR (erythrocyte
sedimentation rate), joint x-rays, and a bone scan. Additional diagnostic tests, which may be
performed to help diagnose rheumatoid arthrit
Lewis chapter 17
The nurse is caring for a patient with a massive burn injury and possible
hypovolemia. Which assessment data will be of most concern to the nurse?
a. Blood pressure is 90/40 mm Hg.
b. Urine output is 30 mL over the last hour.
c. Oral flui
Med Surg 33
Which action will the nurse in the hypertension clinic take in order
to obtain an accurate baseline blood pressure (BP) for a new
a. Deflate the BP cuff at a rate of 5 to 10 mm Hg per second.
b. Have the patient sit in a chair with th
Correct answer D is the best choice. A,B & C There is not a specific test that is done in AD usually the
patient will experience problems with cognition while their physical body remains healthy.
Correct B although there is not a test used to diagnose AD
Lewis chapter 14
A 19-year-old male being tested for multiple allergies develops localized redness
and swelling in reaction to a patch skin test. Which intervention by the nurse would
have the highest priority?
A. Notify the primary care provider
The nurse evaluates that wearing bifocals improved the patient's myopia and presbyopia by assessing for
a. strength of the eye muscles.
b. both near and distant vision.
c. cloudiness in the eye lenses.
d. intraocular pressure changes.
A nurse s
Med Surg Chapt 46
Which classification of urinary tract infection (UTI) is
described as infection of the renal parenchyma, renal
a. Upper UTI c. Complicated UTI
b. Lower UTI d. Uncomplicated UTI
While caring for a 77-year-old woman wh
Rationale: C Correct, It is important for the nurse to document the onset of seizures this data can provide
information regarding what area of the brain is involved in a seizure. Once a seizure has began a nurse
would never put anything into the mouth, de
Med Surge (CVA) Stroke chapter 58, 59
The nurse is assessing a client experiencing motor loss as a result of a left-sided cerebral vascular
accident (CVA). Which clinical manifestations would the nurse document?
1. Hemiparesis of the client's left arm
Med Surg Chapters 27,28. 40
1. To minimize headache following a lumbar puncture, what should be increased?
b. Fluid intake
3. The family should be advised that a craniotomy can take as long as:
a. 2 hours.
b. 6 hou
Rationale: Correct Answer is D blood cultures to check childrens blood for the presence of anemia and
determine if further complications exist. . A spinal tap is performed to analyze spinal fluid for meningitis
(bacterial or viral) Hemoglobin electrophore
In a patient admitted with cellulitis of the left foot, which
of the following clinical manifestations would you expect
to find on assessment of the left foot?
A) Redness and swelling
B) Pallor and poor turgor
C) Cyanosis and coolness
310 chapter 6
Current Good Manufacturing Practices , these standards are multifaceted and require
that package labels give quality and strength of all contents and products be free of
contaminants and impurities
Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act
Hesi Simplex Virus (HSV) Case Study
Rationale: I chose D the first time because I read about the transmission and web md and didnt even
think to choose B. the correct answer. A is not true according to correct answer. D is true however it is
not the only
310 Pharmacology vocabulary words
atraumatic care as the delivery of therapeutic care through the implementation of
interventions that eliminate or minimize the psychological and physical distress
experienced by children and their families in th