The nurse notices small purplish dots on the abdomen of a 52 year-old woman. Which of the following terms describes this finding
While assessing a patient, the nurse observes that the patient's skin and sclera are jundiced. Which of the following conditions does the nurse understand can cause jaundice
Which of these serum creatine kinase (CK) results should the nurse review for a patient who had a crushing injury to the lower extremities?
A patient returns to the unit following a bone biopsy in her right leg. Which of the following activity measures would be included in the care plan?
Immobilize right leg for 12 hours.
The nurse is caring for a patient following a diagnostic arthroscopy of the right knee. Which of these levels of activity would be appropriate for this patient postoperatively?
Straight leg raises.
The nurse is applying wet dressings as ordered to a patient who has a crusted skin lesion. The nurse understands that which of the following complications can result from prolonged use of wet dressings
After a patient's bone biopsy, the nurse inspects the biopsy site. Which of these complications may occur immediately after a biopsy
Which of these laboratory values should the nurse review for a patient with gout
Which of the following should a patient who has had a right total hip replacement be instructed to avoid?
Adduction of her right leg
A patient has rheumatoid arthritis. Which of these symptoms, would the nurse most likely be told, was the symptom that caused the patient to seek health care
A patient had a biopsy of the left leg and has pain unrelieved by meperidine (Demerol) 75 mg. intramuscularly 1 hour ago. The Demerol is ordered every 3 hours. Which of these actions should the nurse take
Notify the registered nurse
The nurse notes small (<0.5 cm) raised areas that contain serous fluid on a patient's arm. What term would the nurse use to document this finding?
Which of the following terms decribes a thickening and hardening of the skin from continued irritation?
A patient who has a fractured wrist, which is casted, has puffy fingers with good capillary refill. Which of these actions should the nurse take next to prevent complications
Elevate the cast on pillows
Which of these serum lab results could indicate the presence of a bone tumor
Redness of skin
Sudoriferous Glands are known as ____
Outer most layer of epidermal layer
Stratum germinativum is the Inner most layer of___
The ___ is made up of Stratified Squamous epithelial tissue.
Appropriate initial action for chemical burn
Lavage with water
Impetigo Contagiosa will no longer contagious When __
All Lesions are healed
Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disorder characterized by
Snowy White / Grey / Brown
Epidermis, Dermis, Tissue, Muscle, Bone
Healing Time : Need Grafting to heal
Full Thickness Burn
3rd - 4th degree Burn
Blisters/Pink - red
Ares : Epidermis, 1/2 - 7/8 of Dermis
Healing Time : 14 - 21 days
Partial Thickness / Deep
2nd Degree Burn
Bright red to Pink
Area : Epidermis
Healing Time : 7 - 10 days