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A Mantoux test signifies exposure to Mycobacterium Tubercle Bacilli. The test is read for how many hours after injection? Mantoux test is read 48-72 hours after injection.
A nurse is about to perform a Mantoux test. The test is done by using which route? Mantoux tests are done intradermally.
A client is about to undergo a chest x-ray. Which of the following should the nurse do first before the procedure? The client is instructed to remove metals from the chest. Consent, NPO post midnight and atropine sulfate administration are not needed for this procedure.
Mr. Lorenzo is schedule for a bronchography. Before the procedure the nurse is likely performs which of the following? Checking for allergies. Instructing the client to be on NPO for 6-8 hours. Administer atropine sulfate.
After thoracentesis the client should be placed on which position? After thoracentesis the client is placed or turned to the unaffected side to prevent leakage of fluid in the thoracic cavity.
The most important action the nurse should do before and after suctioning a client is? The client should be hyperventilated with 100% oxygen before and after suctioning.
The position of a conscious client during suctioning is? Position a conscious person who has a functional gag reflex in the semi fowler’s position with the head turned to one side for oral suctioning or with the neck hyper extended for nasal suctioning.
A client is on chest tube. A three-way bottle system is used. The nurse expects that the suction bottle will normally have which of the following characteristics. Suction bottle will have continuous suctioning while the water seal bottle will have an intermittent suctioning.
Before the nurse’s shift ended, the water seal bottle is observed to have an intermittent suctioning. The nurse should do which of the following? Make sure that the bottle is at least 2-3 feet below the level of the chest.
The physician is going to remove the chest tube from a client. The nurse should prepare which of the following item? Petrolatum gauze, Suture removal kit, Sterile gauze, Adhesive tape
While the chest tube is removed the nurse should instruct the patient to: As the chest tube is removed the client should be instructed to exhale deeply and do valsalva maneuver. The client is placed in a semi-fowler’s position before the chest tube is removed.
A client is brought to the ER with complaints of stuffy nose, headache, persistent cough, fever and post-nasal drip. Pain is complained by the client above the eyebrows. The diagnosis is sinusitis. Which of the following sinuses is affected? Because the pain is felt above the eyebrows the affected sinus is the frontal sinus.
Which of the following medications is avoided in sinusitis to prevent the risk of developing nasal polyps? ASA is avoided in sinusitis as it increases the risk of developing nasal polyps.
These interventions are likely done for sinutis? Rest, Increase fluids, Hot wet packs, Codeine, Amoxicillin and other anti-infectives, Nasal decongestants, Irrigation of maxillary sinuses with warm NSS
A teen ager is diagnosed to have inflamed tonsils (tonsillitis). The patient’s history reveals recurrent tonsillitis episodes for about 6 times of the same year. The most appropriate intervention for the patient is: Surgery is indicated for patients with tonsillitis recurring 5-6 times a year.
Before a tonsillectomy is performed, which of the following data is very crucial for the nurse to assess? The should assess for Upper respiratory tract infection (URTI). Coughing and sneezing postoperatively due to URTI may cause bleeding.
Mark underwent a tonsillectomy procedure. To promote comfort the following interventions should be done by the nurse? administer acetaminophen, ice collar can be applied, Assisting the client to the proper position after tonsillectomy (semi-fowler’s) while supporting the position with pillows are ways to decrease pain and promote comfort
Two days after tonsillectomy, Mark’s reported that his stool is black. Initially, the nurse should: the client’s stool will be black or dark for a few days due to the swallowed blood.
Asthma can be caused by extrinsic and intrinsic factors. Presence of these factors triggers the release of the chemical mediators which include: Serotonin, Prostaglandin, Bradykinin, Histamine, Leukotrienes
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