During an examination, the nurse finds that a patient’s left temporal artery is tortuous and feels hardened and tender, compared with the right temporal artery. The nurse suspects which condition?
A male patient with a history of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) has come in for an examination and states, “I think that I have the mumps.” What should the nurse examine first?
During an examination, the nurse knows that the best way to palpate the lymph nodes in the neck is described by which statement?
During a well-baby checkup, the nurse notices that a 1-week-old infant’s face looks small compared with his cranium, which seems enlarged. On further examination, the nurse also notices dilated scalp veins and downcast or “setting sun” eyes. The nurse suspects which condition?
During an assessment of an infant, the nurse notes that the fontanels are depressed and sunken. The nurse suspects which condition?