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Quiz 25 :

Safety

Quiz 25 :

Safety

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The nurse knows that which patient has a teaching need based on statements by the patient's parents?
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Explanation: Small children should never sleep in the bed with others because of the risk of suffocation. The rest of the statements are appropriate. Pillows do present a hazard to a 3-month-old, and popcorn is a choking risk for a 2-year-old. The choking game is a risk to any adolescent.

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The ER nurse is triaging a patient with suspected poisoning. Who should the nurse anticipate contacting first?
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C
Explanation: If poisoning is suspected, the National Poison Control Center should be contacted immediately. This information will be needed to determine treatment. Respiratory may be needed, and radiology and family services may also be needed, but that will be determined after the treatment plan is determined.

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The nurse is visiting a patient with cardiac disease who has been experiencing increased episodes of shortness of breath when exercise is attempted. The nurse is concerned that the patient's decrease in activity may lead to which outcome?
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Explanation: Inactivity in patients with cardiopulmonary disease can lead to an unsafe drop in blood pressure with position changes, or orthostatic hypotension. The patient already has heart disease. Loss of short-term memory is not related to the shortness of breath. The lack of activity is not likely to worsen the shortness of breath; improving activity level may help things eventually.

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The nurse recognizes that a patient is using a portable generator in the house as a power source. What source of poisoning does the nurse appropriately identify?
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The nurse displays an understanding of high-risk populations for MRSA when identifying which group as the lowest risk?
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The nurse is educating the patient about the proper disposal of medications in the home. Which statement by the patient indicates a good understanding of the information?
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The nurse knows changes in which body system affect overall mobility increasing the propensity of falling?
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The nurse is concerned about helping the patient find resources to obtain assistive equipment to be used in the home. Which team member should the nurse contact first?
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Which statement by the patient indicates to the nurse a teaching need regarding safety in the home?
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The nurse is educating parents about firearm safety. Which parent statement indicates to the nurse a need for further education?
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Which collaborative team member would be most effective in assisting the nurse to identify medication alternatives that are less likely to cause drowsiness and dizziness to reduce the risk of falls in the elderly patient?
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The nurse is caring for a confused, combative patient. Which action would be considered last by the nurse to control behavior of the client?
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The nurse is ambulating a patient back from the bathroom when the patient begins to have a seizure. Which action should the nurse do first?
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The patient has a nursing diagnosis of Risk for Falls. The nurse identifies which goal to be most important?
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The nurse knows that which assessment tool is not used to assess fall risk?
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The nurse manager is developing a training guide and identifies which organization that is the best for resources to help develop guidelines to prevent exposure to hazardous situations and decrease the risk of injury in the workplace?
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The nurse is teaching a student nurse about restraint use in patients. Which statement by the student nurse indicates a learning need regarding restraints?
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The staff nurse knows that many health care facilities use the fire emergency response defined by which acronym?
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The nursing instructor asks the student nurse to identify what Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funded project that focuses on nurses' increased attention to patient safety?
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The nurse recognizes conversations about safe sexual practices, including the consequences of unprotected sex such as pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, are important to begin in what patient population?
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