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Medical Surgical Nursing-Lewis (11th Edition by Harding)- Chapter 20: Assessment and Management: Visual Problems

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Chapter 20: Assessment and Management: Visual Problems Test Bank MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. The nurse is providing health promotion teaching to a group of older adults. Which information will the nurse in... clude when teaching about routine glaucoma testing? a. A Tono-pen will be applied to the surface of the eye. b. The test involves reading a Snellen chart from 20 feet. c. Medications will be used to dilate the pupils for the test. d. The examination involves checking the pupils reaction to light. ANS: A Glaucoma is caused by an increase in intraocular pressure, which would be measured using the Tono-pen. The other techniques are used in testing for other eye disorders. DIF: Cognitive Level: Apply (application) TOP: Nursing Process: Implementation MSC: NCLEX: Health Promotion and Maintenance 2. The nurse is performing an eye examination on a 76-year-old patient. The nurse should refer the patient for a more extensive assessment based on which finding? a. The patients sclerae are light yellow. b. The patient reports persistent photophobia. c. The pupil recovers slowly after responding to a bright light. d. There is a whitish gray ring encircling the periphery of the iris. ANS: B Photophobia is not a normally occurring change with aging, and would require further assessment. The other assessment data are common gerontologic differences and would not be unusual in a 76-year-old patient. [Show More]

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