Adult II Unit 2
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An elderly patient complains that for the last few years his eyes
seem dry. The nurse encourages the patient to see an ophthalmologist. The nurse
teaches the patient that which over the counter items could be used while
waiting to get in to see the ophthalmologist?
A. irrigate your eyes twice a day
B. Increase your intake of Vit A
C. Decrease you intake of sodium
D. Use commercial replacement tears in your eyes
Use Commercial replacement tears in your eyes
A deaf patient who lip
reads is admitted to the hospital. Currently the patient is in respiratory
isolation. The nurse evaluates the situation and determines communication could
best be achieved by?
A. Gesturing while speaking
B. Using simple charades
C. Using open-ended questions only
D. Writing Messages
A patient at the clinic is diagnosed with conjunctivitis. The
patient is given a prescription for antibiotic eye drops. The nurse should
instruct her to:
A.Gently rub the eye to relieve itching.
B. Use a separate towel and washcloth from others in the family
C. Use cold compress for pain relief
D. Decrease your intake of sodium.
Use a separate towel and washcloth from others in the family
The nurse at a clinic
receives a call from a mother that her child had cleaning fluid splashed in his
eye and is screaming and holding his eye. The nurse evaluates the situation and
instructs the mother to first?
A. apply a light bandage over the eye so he cannot rub it
B. call for an ambulance to take him to the hospital
C. hold his head under the faucet and let water run over the eye
D. take the child and cleaning fluid to the emergency room
Hold his head under the faucet and let water run over the eye
During the postoperative
period, a patient who has had a laryngectomy seems very depressed and
communicates with the nurse that he does not know how he will manage. The nurse
evaluates the following interventions and determines which intervention is
likely to be MOST helpful?
A patient was not wearing his safety goggles, and a sharp piece of steel entered his cornea with an end protruding from the cornea. The eye is bleeding. The nurse evaluates the situation and determines the first intervention is to?
The nurse is assessing a patient that complains of vertigo.
The nurse evaluates the orders that the physician has prescribed for the
patient with vertigo. The nurse would evaluate the orders for what kind
The nurse evaluates the medication list for the patient. The patient taking which medication should be assessed for ototoxic effects?
The nurse has a glaucoma patient getting ready for discharge. The
nurse assesses the patients understanding of discharge instructions. Which of
the following statements will demonstrate understanding?
A patient is brought into the emergency department with a
suspected retinal detachment from an industrial accident. The assessment
finding that is most indicative of a retinal detachment is that the patient:
The nurse examines her patients eyes. To assess for cataracts, the
The nurse assesses for vertigo by asking the patient to describe
the sensation. Which of the following statements would cause the nurse to
determine that vertigo might be present?
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