The nurse teaches that which of the following is the best place to store medications?
A)Bathroom medicine cabinet
B)Near the kitchen sink
C)In the laundry room
D)In a drawer in the bedroom
A nurse is watching a parade during the summer and notices an older adult looking faint and acting somewhat confused.The patient has hot dry skin.While waiting for the rescue squad,what action by the nurse is most effective?
A)Spraying the person with a water mist
B)Giving the person iced tea to drink
C)Having the person sit down on the grass
D)Pouring cold water over the person's head
The nurse working with older adults understands that which age-related condition contributes to driving safety concerns?
A patient has had several falls ascribed to "numb feet." What action by the nurse is best?
A)Assess patient for undiagnosed diabetes.
B)Instruct the patient on using a cane.
C)Ensure the patient has sturdy footwear.
D)Tell the patient to lift the feet when walking.