C) "Let us discuss your rights as a couple."D) "Write your ideal plan for the next class."Your response was
.The correct answer is C: "Let us discuss your rights as a couple."Discussion of the health care provider''s role and the couple''s rights and limitations in selecting birth optionsmust precede development of a plan
Question Number 9 of 40
In reviewing the assessment data of a client suspected of having diabetes insipidus, the nurse expectswhich of the following after a water deprivation test?A) Increased edema and weight gainB) Unchanged urine specific gravityC) Rapid protein excretionD) Decreased blood potassiumYour response was
. The correct answer is B: Unchanged urine specific gravity When fluids arerestricted, the client continues to excrete large amounts of dilute urine. This finding supports the diagnosis.Normally, urine is more concentrated with reduced fluid intake
Question Number 10 of 40
A client tells the nurse he is fearful of planned surgery because of evil thoughts about a family member.What is the best initial response by the nurse?A) Call a chaplainB) Deny the feelingsC) Cite recovery statisticsD) Listen to the clientYour response was
. The correct answer is D: Listen to the clientTherapeutic communications are based on attentive listening to expressed feelings. If the nurse is notfamiliar with the cultural beliefs of a client, acceptance of feelings is followed by questions about the beliefs
Question Number 11 of 40
A Hispanic client refuses emergency room treatment until a curandero is called. The nurse understands thatthis person brings what to situations of illness?A) Holistic healingB) Spiritual advisingC) Herbal preparationsD) Witchcraft potionsYour response was
. The correct answer is A: Holistic healingThis traditional folk practitioner uses holistic methods for illnesses not related to witchcraft. Many times, thecurandero works with traditional health care providers to restore health.
Question Number 12 of 40
The new graduate nurse interviews for a position in a nursing department of a large health care agency,described by the interviewer as having shared governance. Which of these statements best illustrates theshared governance model?
.A) An appointed board oversees any administrative decisionsB) Nursing departments share responsibility for client outcomesC) Staff groups are appointed to discuss nursing practice and client education issuesD) Non-nurse managers supervise nursing staff in groups of unitsYour response was
. The correct answer is B: Nursing departments share responsibility for clientoutcomes