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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 8 :

Body Mechanics and Patient Mobility

Quiz 8 :

Body Mechanics and Patient Mobility

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The nurse instructs a unlicensed assistive personnel to use large muscle groups when lifting.What is the rationale for this instruction?
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D

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A newly hired group of graduate practical/vocational nurses are attending orientation at a long-term care facility.What information will be included regarding considerations of mobility and the older adult? (Select all that apply. )
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A,D,E

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How should the nurse assist the patient with moving when pain is anticipated?
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C

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What is the site of the most common strain injury acquired by the nurse when working?
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The most common cause of musculoskeletal disorders in nurses involves a movement that requires the nurse to ________ and lift at the same time.
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The nurse is educating a patient on ways to regain the ability to perform ADLs and maintain normal physiologic activities.What will the nurse relay as a requirement?
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What is the term for range of motion (ROM)when it is performed by the patient?
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What should the nurse do to protect his or her back when lifting or moving a patient?
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The nurse counsels the immobilized patient in regard to prevention of muscle atrophy and contractures.What will the nurse be sure to include when counseling this patient?
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The LPN/LVN assists a patient into the semi-Fowler's position per health care provider order.What would indicate that this patient is in the correct position?
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What implementation might the nurse use to improve safety during a transfer?
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What profession has the highest workers' compensation claim rates of any occupation or industry?
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A nurse instructs a unlicensed assistive personnel about moving older adult patients in bed.When should the nurse intervene when observing the unlicensed assistive personnel perform a return demonstration?
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The nurse is performing passive range-of-motion exercises on a patient following a traumatic injury.What is the number of times the nurse should move each joint when performing passive range-of-motion (ROM)exercises?
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What should the nurse do to reduce the effort of moving a heavy object?
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The nurse is performing passive range of motion (ROM)for the patient.How will the nurse move the joint through ROM?
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The nurse receives a patient from the recovery room following total hip replacement surgery.What will the nurse include when assessing neurovascular status on this patient? (Select all that apply. )
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Where should the nurse place the load when carrying heavy objects?
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The 125-lb nurse is preparing to lift a heavy object.What is the maximum amount of weight considered safe for the nurse to lift?
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What is considered to be the minimum number of hours of daily activity necessary to prevent the negative consequences of immobility?
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