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NURSING 2501 Exam 1 Test Bank Chapter 7: End-of-Life Care Questions And Answers/Top score

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Exam 1 test bank Chapter 7: End-of-Life Care 1. A nurse cares for a dying client. Which manifestation of dying should the nurse treat first? a. Anorexia b. Pain c. Nausea d. Hair loss Only symp... toms that cause distress for a dying client should be treated. Such symptoms include pain, nausea and vomiting, dyspnea, and agitation. These problems interfere with the client’s comfort. Even when symptoms, such as anorexia or hair loss, disturb the family, they should be treated only if the client is distressed by their presence. The nurse should treat the client’s pain first. 2. A nurse plans care for a client who is nearing end of life. Which question should the nurse ask when developing this client’s plan of care? a. “Is your advance directive up to date and notarized?” b. “Do you want to be at home at the end of your life?” c. “Would you like a physical therapist to assist you with range-of-motion activities?” d. “Have your children discussed resuscitation with your health care provider?” When developing a plan of care for a dying client, consideration should be given for where the client wants to die. Advance directives do not need to be notarized. A physical therapist would not be involved in end-of-life care. The client should discuss resuscitation with the health care provider and children; do-not-resuscitate status should be the client’s decision, not the family’s decision. 3. A nurse is caring for a client who has lung cancer and is dying. Which prescription should the nurse question? [Show More]

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