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A 20-year-old female client calls the nurse to report a lump she found in her breast. Which response is the best for the nurse to provide? B) Most lumps are benign, but it is always best to come in ... for an examination. A 46-year-old female client is admitted for acute renal failure secondary to diabetes and hypertension. Which test is the best indicator of adequate glomerular filtration? A) Serum creatinine. A 49-year-old female client arrives at the clinic for an annual examined asks the nurse why she becomes excessively diaphoretic and feels warm during nighttime. What is the nurse's best response? B) Discuss perimenopause and related comfort measures. A 51-year-old truck driver who smokes two packs of cigarettes a day and is 30 pounds overweight is diagnosed with having a gastric ulcer. What content is most important for the nurse to include in the discharge teaching for this client? A) Information about smoking cessation. A 67-year-old woman who lives alone is admitted after tripping on a rug in her home and fractures her hip. Which predisposing factor probably led to the fracture in the proximal end of her femur? C) Osteoporosis resulting from hormonal changes. A 77-year-old female client is admitted to the hospital. She is confused, has no appetite, is nauseated and vomiting, and is complaining of a headache. Her pulse rate is 43 beats per minute. Which question is a priority for the nurse to ask this client or her family on admission? "Does the client D) take digitalis? An 81-year-old male client has emphysema. He lives at home with his cat and manages self-care with no difficulty. When making a home visit, the nurse notices that his tongue is somewhat cracked and his eyeballs are sunken into his head. What nursing intervention is indicated? A) Help the client to determine ways to increase his fluid intake An adult client is admitted to the hospital burn unit with partial-thickness and full-thickness burns over 40% of the body surface area. In assessing the potential for skin regeneration, what should the nurse remember about full-thickness burns? A) Regenerative function of the skin is absent because the dermal layer has been destroyed After checking the urinary drainage system for kinks in the tubing, the nurse determines that a client who has returned from the post-anesthesia care has a dark, concentrated urinary output of 54 ml for the last 2 hours. What priority nursing action should be implemented? A) Report the findings to the surgeon [Show More]

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