Hyperventilation r/t anxietyc.
Shortness of breath r/t anxiety11.
The nurse is caring for a 3-year old child admitted to thepediatric unit with acetaminophen (Tylenol) poisoning. The nurseadministers syrup of ipecac by acetylcysteine (Mucomyst) every 4hrs. for 72 hrs. Which laboratory findings confirm the effectivenessof the drug therapy?
Alanine aminotransferase and aspartateaminotransferase
Blood urea nitrogen and serum creatinined.
Complete blood count12.
Which intervention should the nurse try first for a client whoexhibits signs of sleep disturbance?a.
Administer sleeping medication before bedtimeb.
Ask the client each morning to describe the quality of sleepduring the previous nightc.
Teach the client relaxation technique, such as guidedimagery, meditation, and progressive muscle relaxation
Provide the client with normal sleep aids such aspillows, back rubs and snacks
During gentamicin therapy, the nurse should monitor a client’s:a.
Serum potassium levelb.
Serum glucose levelc.
Partial thromboplastin time (PTT)
Serum creatinine level
Why shouldn’t the nurse palpate both carotid arteries at onetime?a.
The pulse can’t be assessed accurately unless the arteries arepalpated one at a timeb.
It may cause transient hypertension
It may cause severe bradycardia
It may cause severe tachycardia15.
A client twists the right ankle while playing basketball and seekscare for ankle pain and swelling. After the nurse applies ice tot theankle for 30 minutes, which statement by the client suggests thatice application has been effective?a.
I need something stronger for pain relief
My ankle looks less swollen now
My ankle appears redder now