A) the procedure be done prior to the bathB) family members should be taught the procedureC) cardiac dysrhythmias can result during the processD) increased dietary fiber can minimize such problemsYour response was
. The correct answer is C: cardiac dysrhythmiascan result during the processCardiac dysrhythmias such as severe bradycardia can result fromvagal nerve stimulation during fecal impaction removal in the elderlyor in cardiac patients. Options 1, 2 and 4 are appropriate though arenot the most important considerations.
Question Number 6 of 13
A client is being discharged home today, and will be taking K-dur20mEq per day by mouth. The nurse should reinforce that potassiumlevels will be decreased byA) foods seasoned with salt substituteB) frequent daily snacks of black licoriceC) prescribed potassium-sparing diureticsD)occasional use of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug(NSAID)Your response was
. The correct answer is B: frequent daily snacksof black licoriceExcessive intake of black licorice can lead to decreased K+ levels dueto the effect of glyceric acid (aldosterone effect). The excessive intakeof salt substitutes, K+ sparing diuretics and NSAIDs all have thepotential for raising the K+ level.
Question Number 7 of 13
When taking the client’s blood pressure (BP), the nurse cannot hearthe sounds through the stethoscope. Which action should the nursetake
?A) take the BP again in 2 minutes in the same armB) retake the BP again immediately in the same armC) use an electronic BP cuff on the other armD) check to see if the stethoscope is pluggedYour response was
. The correct answer is A: take the BP again in 2minutes in the same arm