Before donning gloves to perform a procedure, proper hand hygiene is essential. The nurse understands that the most important aspect of hand hygiene is the amount of
A nurse is demonstrating postoperative deep breathing and coughing exercises to a client about to undergo emergency abdominal surgery for appendicitis. The nurse realizes the client may be unprepared to learn if the client
reports severe pain.
A client comes to the emergency department reporting that he has had diarrhea for 4 days and is urinating less than usual. When assessing the client’s skin turgor, the nurse should
grasp a fold of skin on the chest under the clavicle, release it, and note if it springs back.
A nurse is planning interventions for a group of clients who are obese. What can the nurse do to improve their commitment to a long term goal of weight loss?
Attempt to develop the clients’ self-motivation.
When admitting a client, the nurse records which information in the client’s record first?
Assessment of the client
A nurse tells a client that the provider has prescribed IV fluids. The client appears to be upset about the IV catheter insertion, but says nothing to the nurse. Which of the following of the following is an appropriate nursing response?
"Is there something about this procedure that concerns you?"