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HESI FUNDAMENTAL TESTBANK WITH COMPLETE SOLUTIONS

HESI FUNDAMENTAL TESTBANK WITH COMPLETE SOLUTIONS

HESI FUNDAMENTAL TESTBANK WITH COMPLETE SOLUTIONS

While instructing a male client's wife in the performance of passive range-of-motion
exercises to his contracted shoulder, the nurse observes that she is holding his arm
above and below the elbow. What nursing action should the nurse implement?
A. Acknowledge that she is supporting the arm correctly.
B. Encourage her to keep the joint covered to maintain warmth.
C. Reinforce the need to grip directly under the joint for better support.
D. Instruct her to grip directly over the joint for better motion - A. Acknowledge that
she is supporting the arm correctly.
What is the most important reason for starting intravenous infusions in the upper
extremities rather than the lower extremities of adults?
A. It is more difficult to find a superficial vein in the feet and ankles.
B. A decreased flow rate could result in the formation of a thrombosis.
C. A cannulated extremity is more difficult to move when the leg or foot is used.
D. Veins are located deep in the feet and ankles, resulting in a more painful
procedure. - B. A decreased flow rate could result in the formation of a thrombosis.
The nurse observes an unlicensed assistive personnel (UAP) taking a client's blood
pressure with a cuff that is too small, but the blood pressure reading obtained is
within the client's usual range. What action is most important for the nurse to
implement?
A. Tell the UAP to use a larger cuff at the next scheduled assessment.
B. Reassess the client's blood pressure using a larger cuff.
C. Have the unit educator review this procedure with the UAPs.
D. Teach the UAP the correct technique for assessing blood pressure. - B. Reassess
the client's blood pressure using a larger cuff.
A client is to receive cimetidine (Tagamet) 300 mg q6h IVPB. The preparation arrives
from the pharmacy diluted in 50 ml of 0.9% NaCl. The nurse plans to administer the
IVPB dose over 20 minutes. For how many ml/hr should the infusion pump be set to
deliver the secondary infusion? - 150 mL/hr
Twenty minutes after beginning a heat application, the client states that the heating
pad no longer feels warm enough. What is the best response by the nurse?
A. That means you have derived the maximum benefit, and the heat can be removed.
B. Your blood vessels are becoming dilated and removing the heat from the site.
C. We will increase the temperature 5 degrees when the pad no longer feels warm.
D. The body's receptors adapt over time as they are exposed to heat. - D. The body's
receptors adapt over time as they are exposed to heat.
The nurse is instructing a client with high cholesterol about diet and lifestyle
modification. What comment from the client indicates that the teaching has been
effective?
A. If I exercise at least two times weekly for one hour, I will lower my cholesterol.
B. I need to avoid eating proteins, including red meat.
C. I will limit my intake of beef to 4 ounces per week.
D. My blood level of low density lipoproteins needs to increase. - C. I will limit my
intake of beef to 4 ounces per week.
Low levels of _____ are associated with malnutrition. - - Albumin
An elderly client with a fractured left hip is on strict bedrest. Which nursing measure
is essential to the client's nursing care?
A. Massage any reddened areas for at least five minutes.
B. Encourage active range of motion exercises on extremities.
C. Position the client laterally, prone, and dorsally in sequence.
D. Gently lift the client when moving into a desired position. - D. Gently lift the client
when moving into a desired position.
The nurse is administering medications through a nasogastric tube (NGT) which is
connected to suction. After ensuring correct tube placement, what action should the
nurse take next?
A. Clamp the tube for 20 minutes.
B. Flush the tube with water.
C. Administer the medications as prescribed.
D. Crush the tablets and dissolve in sterile water. - B. Flush the tube with water.
A client who is in hospice care complains of increasing amounts of pain. The
healthcare provider prescribes an analgesic every four hours as needed. Which
action should the nurse implement?
A. Give an around-the-clock schedule for administration of analgesics.
B. Administer analgesic medication as needed when the pain is severe.
C. Provide medication to keep the client sedated and unaware of stimuli.
D. Offer a medication-free period so that the client can do daily activities. - A. Give an
around-the-clock schedule for administration of analgesics.
When assessing a client with wrist restraints, the nurse observes that the fingers on
the right hand are blue. What action should the nurse implement first?
A. Loosen the right wrist restraint.
B. Apply a pulse oximeter to the right hand.
C. Compare hand color bilaterally.
D. Palpate the right radial pulse. - A. Loosen the right wrist restraint.
The nurse is assessing the nutritional status of several clients. Which client has the
greatest nutritional need for additional intake of protein?
A. A college-age track runner with a sprained ankle.
B. A lactating woman nursing her 3-day-old infant.
C. A school-aged child with Type 2 diabetes.
D. An elderly man being treated for a peptic ulcer. - B. A lactating woman nursing her
3-day-old infant.

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