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  1. Buck's traction is applied to an elderly client following a hip fracture. The client ask the nurse about the traction. The nurse tells the client that this type of traction is:
  2. A client who has positive sputum culture for mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) has been started on therapy with Streptomycin. The nurse interprets the client is experiencing toxic effects of the medication if which of the following results is abnormal?
  3. A client has an order to have a set of arterial blood gases (ABG's) drawn. The intended site is the radial artery. The nurse ensures that which of the following is positive before the ABGs are drawn?
  4. A client having a mild panic attack has the following ABG's: pH 7.49, PaCo2 31 mm Hg, PaO2 97 mm Hg, HCO3-22 mEq/L. The nurse reviews the results and determines that the client has which of the following acid-base disturbances?
  5. A client with trigeminal neuralgia ask the nurse what can be done to minimize the episodes of pain. The nurse's response is based on an understanding that the symptoms can be triggered by:
  6. A physician is writing medication orders for a client with Bell's palsy. The nurse reviews the client's record for an order for which of the following medications commonly used to decrease edema of nerve tissue.
  7. A nurse is assessing a client with polycythemia vera. Which of the following manifestations would the nurse expect to note in this client?
  8. A nurse is monitoring the function of a client's chest tube. The chest tube is attached to a pleurevac drainage system. The nurse notes the fluid in the water seal chamber is below the 2cm mark. The nurse interprets that:
  9. A 32 year old female client has a history of fibrocystic disorder of the breasts. The nurse determines that the client understands the nature of this disorder if the client states that symptoms are more likely to occur.
  10. A nurse caring for a client immediately following transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) notices that the client has suddenly become confused and disoriented. The nurse interprets that this may be due to which potential complication of this surgic

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