The nurse suspects that an older adult client has a hearing disorder;however,the client denies not being able to hear,and the family thinks the client is just becoming more absent minded with age.Which initial action by the nurse to assess the client's hearing is appropriate?
A nurse is caring for a client with a genetic nerve disorder who has difficulty when attempting to move her tongue.The nurse recognizes that this may indicate a deficit in the functioning of which cranial nerve?
The nurse is planning care for an older adult client diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD)that is nonexudative.Which therapies should the nurse anticipate for this client? Select all that apply.
The nurse is identifying nursing diagnoses appropriate for a client with severe symptoms of tinnitus,vertigo,sensorineural hearing deficit,nausea,and vomiting.Which diagnosis would be the lowest priority for this client?
A nurse is providing teaching to a young adult client who is occasionally exposed to loud explosions on the job site.Which statement on the part of the client indicates that he accurately understands the potential risk to his hearing?