Ohio University Main Campus Week 6 HCO3 Elevation & Medical Regimen Worksheet

Question Description

I’m working on a nursing multi-part question and need support to help me understand better.


1. A client is experiencing episodes of hyperventilation related to the surgery scheduled for tomorrow. The appropriate nursing action to help control hyperventilation is to:

2. A client is scheduled for a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) in the morning using a saphenous vein. The physician does not use the internal mammary artery for the bypass graft, because the internal mammary artery:

3. In the assessment of a trauma client, which of the following laboratory values would differentiate acute from chronic respiratory acidosis?

4. A client is scheduled for a cholecystectomy in the morning. In planning the postoperative care, the priority nursing diagnosis for the client will be at high-risk for:

5. A 50-year-old client is being treated for congestive heart failure. The client’s medical regimen consists of digoxin (Lanoxin) 0.25 mg PO daily and furosemide (Lasix) 20 mg PO bid. Which of the following laboratory tests should the nurse monitor?

6. The client has received preoperative teaching for a vertical partial laryngectomy. The nurse determines that the teaching has been effective when the client states:

7. A client is scheduled for a pneumonectomy in the morning. The client has had a previous negative surgical experience, is talking rapidly, and has an increased pulse and respiratory rate. Nursing interventions for this client should include:

8. Daniel Martin, 59, arrives at the ambulatory surgery department as instructed prior to his back surgery. The baseline history taken on Mr. Daniel should include:

9. Mr. Scott, 76 years old, paces the halls. He is so restless that he never sits long enough to complete his meals. The gerontological nurse ensures that finger foods and juice boxes are easily available for Mr. Scott. What would indicate that the intervention has been effective?

10. Mrs. Jaeger, 28 years old, has been admitted 17 times to acute care facilities for serious overdose attempts and self-injurious behaviour. Mrs. Jude arrives at the community outpatient program for her initial appointment with gauze wrapped around one forearm, where she has six stitches in place due to self-injurious behaviour. Today, while waiting for her appointment, Mrs. Jude inflicts superficial cuts to her forearm. Violence is not permitted at the program. What should the psychiatric and mental health nurse do initially?