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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 21 :

Pain Management, comfort, rest, and Sleep

Quiz 21 :

Pain Management, comfort, rest, and Sleep

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The nurse is trying to reassure a patient who is concerned about receiving addictive drugs.What percentage of patients become addicted to analgesics?
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B

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A patient reports to the nurse that he is experiencing a moderate amount of back pain rated 6 out of 10 on the pain scale.What should the nurse recognize about this assessment?
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C

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The nurse is giving a backrub to a patient to relieve pain.What pain theory is the nurse using?
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B

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A patient has pain in the left arm secondary to coronary insufficiency.This is an example of what type of pain?
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To share assessment findings and pain relief interventions,which documentation sample is the most helpful?
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An American Indian patient requests that an egg yolk be placed in a saucer and put under his bed to absorb the pain.What should the nurse do?
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The nurse teaches noninvasive pain relief techniques,such as guided imagery,biofeedback,and relaxation.What is the primary advantage of these techniques?
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The nurse is planning interventions for a patient experiencing pain.For what type of synergistic relationship should the nurse assess?
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Why should a nurse promptly administer a prescribed analgesic after a pain assessment?
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The home health nurse is caring for a patient with an implanted pacemaker.What type of pain management would be contraindicated?
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A young athlete asks the nurse why he felt little pain when he broke his leg during a game.What does the nurse describe as having an effect on this patient's perception of pain?
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The nurse obtains information from a patient about the site,severity,and duration of the pain.What type of data is this considered?
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The nurse is caring for a patient using patient-controlled analgesia (PCA).What is a major advantage to this method?
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A patient tearfully declares the use of relaxation techniques does not work for her.What is the best action for the nurse to implement?
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The nurse is assessing pain reported by a Latino male patient.What is important for the nurse take into consideration when observing objective data?
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The nurse reassures a patient that most acute pain is intense and of short duration.How long does can acute pain usually last?
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A patient is receiving an opioid narcotic.What common side effect should the nurse be aware of when assessing this patient?
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What is the defining term for continuous or intermittent pain that does not serve as a warning of tissue damage?
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The nurse explains that transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation (TENS)provides a continuous mild electric current to the skin.How does the TENS unit act to reduce pain?
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Where does the nurse recognize that many institutions are now including pain assessment in implementing patient care?
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