Quick Quiz Welcome to your Quick Quiz Upon arrival at the emergency department, an accident victim reports diminished touch sensations in the lower extremities, but not the upper extremities. The nurse should anticipate and assess for which related neurological deficit?Distention of urinary bladderRespiratory distressPresence of headache and nauseaPupil size and reactionThe nurse is caring for a client who had knee surgery this morning. Postoperative orders include a narcotic every 3 - 4 hours as needed for operative site pain and an ice bag. At 7 p.m. the client asks for pain medication. He was last medicated at 3:30 p.m. What should the nurse do initially?Administer the prescribed analgesicAssess the location and nature of the painRefill the ice bag as orderedReposition the clientA tracheostomy tube is inserted in a patient who is in respiratory distress as a result of pneumonia. The family asks why the tube is inserted. What should the nurse include when explaining to the patient and family? The purpose of a tracheostomy tube is to...Decrease the client's anxiety by increasing the size of the airwayProvide increased cerebral oxygenation thereby preventing further respiratory depressionFacilitate nursing care since tracheal tubes have fewer side effects than nasotracheal tubesProvide more controlled ventilation and ease removal of secretions the client is unable to handleWhich nursing intervention is essential immediately following a gastroduodenoscopy?Force fluidsPosition the client supineInstruct the client not to eat or drink immediatelyEncourage the client to cough and deep breatheWhich of the following patients seen in clinic needs the most immediate attention?A 28-year-old, G1, P0, who is 30 weeks gestation, has a blood pressure of 145/95.A 32-year-old, G2, P1, who is 28 weeks gestation complains of abdominal pain and is bleeding.A 34-year-old, G1, P0 who is 12 weeks gestation states she has vomited once or twice a day every day for the last week.A 35-year-old, G#, P2 who is 36 weeks gestation says she frequently has cramp like pains that disappear after a few minutes.Be sure to click Submit Quiz to see your results! Name Email Time is Up!