Which sign indicates that the need for increased fluid intake would be contraindicated in a patient diagnosed with a hepatic disorder?
A) Low blood pressure
B) Increased urinary output
C) Signs of edema
What action should a nurse implement to prevent complications in a patient with hepatitis who has been prescribed bed rest?
A) Raise the knee gatch to prevent the patient from sliding down in bed.
B) Provide undisturbed periods of 6 hours to encourage rest.
C) Restrict fluids.
D) Encourage turning, coughing, and deep breathing every 2 hours.
What intervention should a nurse implement when assessing a patient with jaundice who has been given the nursing diagnosis of disrupted skin integrity?
A) Sedate the patient.
B) Apply mittens or socks to the hands.
C) Restrain the hands.
D) Distract the patient with conversation.
Which vaccination does the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)require all health care providers to receive?
A) Hepatitis A
B) Hepatitis B
C) Hepatitis C
D) All strains of hepatitis