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A stoma is an artificial opening in the body, done during surgery. For a customer with a colostomy, the surgeon brings the end of the colon through the abdomen and creates a mouthlike opening that will drain waste into a bag. A stoma can also be done for the bladder and for the ileum (the lowest part of the small intestine).
All of the following options are the nursing assistant' duties, except_________.
Administering a patient’s medication
Which of the following is the medical term for Hypertension?
Elevated blood pressure.
What is the recommended position for giving an enema?
The best way of keeping a skilled nursing facility from having an unpleasant odor is:
Empty bedpans and change linens in a timely manner
When recording on a patient’s chart, which of the following options is wrong?
Use a pencil in case you make a mistake.
Out of the four following symptoms, a sign of bowel obstruction may be __________.
Small, watery leakage of stool.
Which of the following four options is not a way to prevent pressure sores?
Providing the patient with extra blankets.
What should the nurse aid do to lift an object using good body mechanics?
Bend knees and keep back straight
Of the following options, which one should be reported immediately?
A blood pressure of 90/40
The nursing care plan states, “Transfer with mechanical lift.” however, the customer is extremely worried. To transfer the customer, the nurse aide SHOULD
Get assistance to move the patient
A ‘decubitus ulcer’ is also regularly known as…
A pressure sore.
What should you do with a clean bed linen placed in a client’s room but not in use?
Put in a dirty linen container
When lifting a patient into bed, which of the following examples describes using the correct body mechanics for an NA?
Bending at the waist, knees partially flexed, using leg muscles to lift.
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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.