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WHEN PROVIDING HEALTH MAINTENANCE TEACHING TO NEW EMPLOYEES IN THE FOOD HANDLING DEPARTMENT, THE NURSE EMPHASIZES THE NEED TO PERFORM HAND HYGIENE AFTER USING THE BATHROOM TO PREVENT
A. Food poisoning
B. Bacterial food infections
C. Spread of hepatitis A
D. Salmonella contamination
C: SPREAD OF HEPATITIS A
During a home safety inspection the nurse notices out-of-date medications in the bathroom. The nurse thus advises the client to:
A. Give them to a homeless shelter
B. Flush them down the toilet
C. Keep them in the container and throw into trash
D. Return them to the pharmacy where they were purchased for disposal

4. A student nurse is designing a health fair project aimed at reducing motor vehicle accidents. For which group of clients would this subject be most appropriate?
A. School-age children
B. Adolescents
C. Middle-age adults
D. Older adults
B.FLUSH THEM DOWN THE TOILET
A student nurse is designing a health fair project aimed at reducing motor vehicle accidents. For which group of clients would this subject be most appropriate?
A. School-age children
B. Adolescents
C. Middle-age adults
D. Older adults
B. ADOLESCENTS
As a member of the hospital’s bioterrorism team, the nurse understands the importance of knowing how an organism is transmitted. Smallpox is transmitted via the __________ route and thus has the potential to spread quickly.
A. Airborne
B. Blood-borne
C. Absorption
D. Ingestion
A. AIRBORNE
After the nurse assists a client with a history of seizures to the recliner chair, the client begins to have a seizure. The nurse should immediately:
A. Return the client to the bed and place the client on his or her side
B. Recline the client’s chair all the way back
C. Slide the client to the floor and cradle client’s head in the nurse’s lap
D. Turn the client onto his or her stomach
C. SLIDE THE CLIENT TO THE FLOOR AND CRADLE CLIENTS HEAD
IN THE NURSES LAP
The nurse delegates the unlicensed assistive personnel to remove the restraints from the client ’s wrists every ________ hours and report any abnormalities.
A. 2
B. 4
C. 6
D. 8
A. 2
While the nurse is administering flu immunizations in November to a group of older adults at a community senior citizens’ center, one of the seniors is afraid of getting the flu from the injection. The nurse explains that this is not possible because the vaccine contains a dead virus and that this injection is a type of _________ immunity, where the senior’s body will make antibodies to the virus.
ACTIVE
Match the materials on the left with the type of fire extinguisher on the right that is appropriate to use should they catch fire.
1. Type A
2. Type B
3. Type C


1 2 3 A. Computer
1 2 3 B. Grease
1 2 3 C. Paint
1 2 3 D. Wooden table
1 2 3 E. Plastic bottles
A:3, B:, C:2, D:, E:1
Using the fall assessment tool (Table 37-1), calculate the risk score for the following client:

A 75-year-old man with a history of falls is admitted for benign prostatic hypertrophy. He has a history of difficulty initiating a urinary stream, dribbling of urine, and nocturia. Significant concurrent medical conditions include coronary heart disease and hypertension, for which he takes hydrochlorothiazide.
History of falls 15
Age (over 65) 5
Incontinence/urgency 5
Cardiovascular disease 5
Medications affecting blood pressure 5
First week on unit 5
TOTAL 40 out of 80
A NEW POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENT HEALTH THREAT IS THE POSSIBILITY OF :
A. BIOTERRORISM
B. NOISE POLLUTION
C. WATER POLLUTION
D. AIR POLLUTION
A BIOTERRISOM
THE PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGES THAT OCCUR DURING THE AGING PROCESS INCREASE THE OLDER CLIENTS RISK FOR:
A. FALLS AND BURNS
B. POISONING
C. ALCHOLISM
D. MEDICATION ERRORS
A FALLS AND BURNS
UNFORTUNATLY, CLIENTS THROUGHOUT ALL DEVELPOMENTAL STAGES MAY BE SUBJECT TO
A. ALCHOLISM
B.ILLITERACY
C. ABUSE
D. ALZHEIMERS DISEASE
C. ABUSE
WHEN TEACHING PARENTS ABOUT ACCIDENTAL POISONING IN CHILDREN THE NURSE WOULD INSTRUCT THEM TO
A. GIVE ORAL FLUIDS
B. INDUCE VOMITING
C. CALL THE POISON CONTROL CENTER
D. DRIVE THE CHILD TO THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT
C. CALL THE POISON CONTROL CENTER
ADOLESCENTS ARE AT A GREATER RISK FOR INJURY FROM
A. POISONING AND CHILD ABDUCTION
B. AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS, SUICIDE, AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
C. HOME ACCIDENTS
D. PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGES OF AGING
B. AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS SUICIDE AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE
WHILE CONDUCTING A HOME ASSESSMENT FOR RISKS TO SAFETY, NURSES MUST REALIZE THAT THEY HAVE ENTERED THE CLIENTS TERRITORY AND THAT THE
A. CLIENTS ATTITUDE TOWARD HIS OR HER RESIDENCE AND BELONGINGS MUST BE APPRECIATED
B. THE NURSE IS IN CHARGE, AND THE CLIENTMUST FOLLOW DIRECTIONS
C. THE CLIENT MUST FOLLOW THE PHYSCIAN AND NURSE SAFETY RECOMENDATIONS
D. THE CLIENT HAS NO INVOLVEMENT IN PLANNING SAFETY REGIMENS
A. CLIENTS ATTITUDE TOWARD HIS OR HER RESIDENCE AND BELONGINGS MUST BE APPRECIATED
A CULTURALLY SENSITIVE ISSUE IS THE CLIENTS SENSE OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL. THE NURSE REALIZES THIS MEANS
A. HEALTH BELIEFS AND PRACTICES THAT WILL AFFECT THE OUTCOMES OF INTERVENTIONS
B. THE CLIENTS WILL NOT FOLLOW ANY RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE NURSE
C. THE CLIENT WILL WANT AN OUTSIDE AGENCY TO HELP WITH THE CARE
D. THE CLIENT WILL ALLOW THE NURSE TO PLAN ALL THE CARE
A. HEALTH BELIEFS AND PRACTICES THAT WILL AFFECT THE OUTCOMES OF INTERVENTIONS
THE OLDER ADULT EXPERIENCES ALTERATIONS IN VISION AND HEARING THERFORE THE NURSE
A SHOULD ENCOURAGE THE CLIENT NOT TO DRIVE A CAR
B. SHOULD INFORM THE CLIENT TO NOT ATTEND ANY OUTSIDE SOCIAL FUNCTIONS
C. SHOULD INFORM THE CLIENT TO GIVE UP READING BECAUSE IT IRRITATES THE EYES
D. SHOULD ENCOURAGE YEARLY VISION AND HEARING EXAMINATIONS
D. SHOULD ENCOURAGE YEARLY VISION AND HEARING EXAMINATIONS
DURING THE NIGHT SHIFT A CLIENT IS FOUND WANDERING THE HALLS FOR THE BATHROOM. THE NURSES INITIAL INTERVENTION WOULD BE TO
A. INSERT A URINARY CATHETER
B. ASSIGN A STAFF MEMBER TO STAY WITH THE CLIENT
C. ASK THE PHYSCIAN TO ORDER A VEST RESTRAINT
D. PROVIDE SCHDULED TOILETING DURING THE NIGHT SHIFT
D. PROVIDE SCHDULED TOILETING DURING THE NIGHT SHIFT
THE HIGH PREVALENCE OF CHRONIC CONDITIONS IN OLDER ADULTS RESULTS IN THE INCREASED USE OF
A. ALCHOL TO HELP WITH PAIN CONTROL
B. ANCILLARY SERVICES
C. HIGH NUMBER OF PRESCRIPTIONS AND OVER THE COUNTER MEDICATIONS
D. DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
C. HIGH NUMBER OF PRESCRIPTIONS AND OBE THE COUNTER MEDICATIONS