Pneumonectomy.

1.A 72-year-old male client had the Foley catheter removed today, which was inserted during the transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). The client is concerned about
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1.A 72-year-old male client had the Foley catheter removed today, which was inserted during the transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). The client is concerned about the urinary incontinence he has experienced since removal of the Foley catheter. The nurse should explain to the client that:

2. A client is having a left pneumonectomy. In planning this client’s postoperative care, nursing interventions for a postoperative left pneumonectomy would include:

3. A female postoperative client has returned to the Unit following a pneumonectomy. In assessing the client’s incision, twenty-four hours postoperatively, the nurse notices fresh blood on the dressing. The nurse should first:

4. A postoperative priority nursing diagnosis for a client having a vertical partial laryngectomy would be:

5. A 47-year-old client is admitted for colon surgery. Intravenous antibiotics are started two hours prior to surgery even though the client has no known infection. The reason for giving antibiotics prior to surgery is to:

6. A 25-year-old client is admitted for a tonsillectomy and informs the nurse of having had episodes of muscle cramps, weakness, and an unexplained temperature elevation. Many years ago, the client’s father died shortly after surgery subsequent to developing a high fever. The surgeon has ordered dantrolene sodium (Dantrium) prophylactically prior to the tonsillectomy to reduce the risk of:

7. A 54-year-old client has cholelithiasis and is admitted for an elective cholecystectomy. The client is 5 feet 3 inches tall, weighs 205 pounds, and has smoked one pack of cigarettes per day for 35 years. The client will be NPO at midnight. When the client’s spouse asks why the client cannot have breakfast the morning before surgery, the nurse should explain:

8. A 29-year-old client is scheduled for an arthrotomy of the right knee following a football injury. The client describes his state of health as excellent and states that he does not use any medication. In providing psychological support for the client during the preoperative period, the nurse should:

9. A 35-year-old client is admitted for elective tubal ligation. During the preoperative teaching, the client states, ‘The anesthesiologist said she was going to give me balanced anesthesia. What exactly is that?’ The best explanation by the nurse is that balanced anesthesia:

10. A 29-year-old client is admitted for a hysterectomy and is expressing concern regarding the procedure. Shortly into the preoperative teaching, the client complains of a tightness in the chest, feelings of suffocation, light-headedness, and tingling in the hands. The client’s respirations are rapid and deep. The nursing assessment reveals that this client is:

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