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Atelectasis (fluid collecting in the lungs) which can cause pneumonia, and blood clots, which can break off and travel to the lungs are the two most common post-operative complications. The nurse aide can help the patient turn in bed, as well as take deep breaths and cough, to ensure enough air gets into the lungs. Leg exercises and getting out of bed as soon as possible can increase circulation to avoid blood clots.
You are delegated to provide passive R.O.M. to L lower and upper extremities. This means you
Support each joint and provide extension and flexion movements on the left side of the body
What is the primary goal of restorative goal?
Return patient to a normal life at home
What should the nurse aid do when he or she moves a joint during ROM (range of motion) exercises, and the patient complains of pain?
Stop the movement at the point where pain occurs and report to the nurse
The nurse aide notices the client has bilateral hearing aids after helping with evening care . The nurse aide knows that if a hearing aid is not in use, it should
Have the battery disengaged
The process of restoring a disabled client to the highest level of functioning possible is ____________.
What do goals of arthritis care include?
All of the above
ROM exercises will assist in preventing
The family has been told to give the patient who is leaving the hospital her medication bid. The wife asks what that means. The nurse aide tells her to give the medication.
Twice a day
What should the nurse aid do if a client has hand tremors?
Assist the patient with the activity of daily living as needed
A contracture (tightening, or shortening of a muscle) is caused by
Lack of movement of muscle
What is the most basic rule of body mechanics?
Bend from the knees and hips
Of the options below, which is the most restorative approach when the nurse aide is making an occupied bed?
Encourage the resident to help
Pressure sores can often be prevented if the client is
Turned or repositioned every two hours
When the nurse lifts an object, proper body mechanics dictates that the nurse places his feet ______.
12in - 18in apart
ur fellow student
2 years ago
There are definitely a few mistakes in this app, some of the answers are just plain wrong so make sure this is not your only source of study material. Other than that this app is very helpful.
2 years ago
It’s a good app for practice
2 years ago
I would love to give this app 5 stars but in the Nursing Skills section it does not allow you to go on to part 7. After you get to part 6 it either just never loads or it tells you to go to part 7 and does absolutely nothing.