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1. When assisting a client in learning how to use a cane, the nurse aide stands

a. approximately two feet directly behind the
client.
b. about one foot from the client's weak side.
c. about one foot from the client's strong side.
d. slightly behind the client on the client's weak
side.
d. slightly behind the client on the client's weak
side.
When working with a client who has urinary
retention, the nurse aide can expect that the
client will
a. urinate large volumes.
b. be unable to urinate.
c. urinate frequently.
d. be incontinent of urine.
b. be unable to urinate.
3. Aging-related hearing changes result in older
clients gradually losing their ability to hear
a. high-pitched sounds.
b. low-pitched sounds.
c. slow sounds.
d. rapid sounds.
a. high-pitched sounds.
4. The best way to safely identify your patient is by
a. asking his name.
b. calling his name and waiting for his
response.
c. checking the bed plate.
d. checking the name tag.
d. checking the name tag.
5. A client is on a bowel and bladder training
program and has not had a bowel movement in
three days. The nurse aide should
a. report it to the charge nurse.
b. give the client an enema.
c. offer the client prune juice.
d. encourage the client to drink more fluids.
a. report it to the charge nurse.
6. The proper medical abbreviation for before
meals is
a. p.c.
b. b.i.d.
c. a.c.
d. t.i.d.
c. a.c.
7. A client diagnosed with hypertension will most
likely have a history of
a. low blood pressure.
b. high blood pressure.
c. low blood sugar.
d. high blood sugar.
b. high blood pressure.
8. A patient who has difficulty chewing or
swallowing will need what type of diet?
a. clear liquid
b. low residue
c. bland
d. mechanical soft
d. mechanical soft
9. An elderly resident with Alzheimer's disease
cannot find her room. How can the nurse aide
help the client feel more independent?
a. Tell her to stay in the room.
b. Have her roommate secretly watch her.
c. Place a familiar object on the client's door.
d. Write the room number on a piece of paper.
c. Place a familiar object on the client's door.
10. Hbw often should a patient's intake and output
records be totaled?
a. once each shift
b. twice a day
c. every four hours
d. every 12 hours
a. once each shift