Nursing and Mrs. Newman
Mrs. Newman arrives at the outpatient surgical department at 6:30 am and is escorted to her room. The admitting nurse begins her assessment; 1. Which question is most important for the nurse to ask Mrs. Newman? A) Have you had anything to eat or drink since midnight?
B) Are you taking any medications?
C) Have you smoked any cigarettes in the last 24 hours?
D) When was the last time you drank any alcohol?
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Following a seven –hour surgery mars Newman was first placed in the PACU, before being transferred to the intensive care unit.
11. Which nursing intervention should the ICU nurse implement?
A) Discourage coughing for the first 24 hrs
B) Notify the healthcare provider during rounds
C) Determine when mars Newman received her last antibiotic
D) Assist mars Newman to gargle w/warm salty water
The nurse is completing the shift assessment and notes that Mrs. Newman has white and dark brown patchy areas on her tongue and oral mucosa.
12. Which action should the nurse implement?
A) Document this finding and take no action
B) Notify the health care provider during rounds
C) Determine when Mrs. Newman received her last antibiotic
D) Assist Mrs. Newman to gargle with warm water, salty water
Because of the cancer mars Newman is at risk for potential complications, such as neck would fistula and carotid arty blowout
13. When anticipating these possible complications, the nurse should place which equipment at miss newness bedside?
A) Several packages of sterile 4x4 gauze
B) Two non sterile hemostats
C) A syringe filled w/calcium glaciate