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NUR 2092 Health Assessment LATEST Final Exam Review (Questions and verified Answers) NUR2092 Health Assessment | LATEST Final Exam Review When reviewing the demographics of ethnic groups in the Unit... ed States, the nurse recalls that the largest and fastest growing population is: Hispanic In the majority culture of America, coughing, sweating, and diarrhea are symptoms of an illness. For some individuals of Mexican-American origin, however, these symptoms are a normal part of living. The nurse recognizes that this difference is true, probably because MexicanAmericans: Consider these symptoms part of normal living and symptoms of ill health An Asian-American woman is experiencing diarrhea, which is believed to be “cold” or “yin.” The nurse expects that the woman is likely to try to treat it with: Foods that are “hot” and yang If an American Indian woman has come to the clinic to seek help with regulating her diabetes, then the nurse can expect that she: May also be seeking the assistance of a shaman or medicine man A woman brings her husband to the clinic for an examination. She is particularly worried because after a recent fall, he seems to have lost a great deal of his memory of recent events. Which statement reflects the nurse’s best course of action? Plan to perform a complete mental status examination A patient has been in the intensive care unit for 10 days. He has just been moved to the medicalsurgical unit, and the admitting nurse is planning to perform a mental status examination. During the tests of cognitive function, the nurse would expect that he: May be oriented of place and person but not certain of date During a mental status assessment, which question by the nurse would best assess a person’s judgment? Tell me what you plan to do once you leave the hospital Which of these individuals would the nurse consider at highest risk for a suicide attempt? Older adult man who tells the nurse that he is going to join his wife in heaven. A patient drifts off to sleep when she is not being stimulated. The nurse can easily arouse her by calling her name, but the patient remains drowsy during the conversation. The best description of this patient’s level of consciousness would be: Lethargic During reporting, the nurse hears that a patient is experiencing hallucinations. Which is an example of a hallucination? Man believes his dead wife is talking to him A 20-year-old construction worker has been brought into the emergency department with heat stroke. He has delirium as a result of a fluid and electrolyte imbalance. For the mental This study source was downloaded by 100000822899794 from CourseHero.com on 05-01-2021 15:13:30 GMT -05:00 https://www.coursehero.com/file/27796481/Final-Exam-Reviewdocx/ status examination, the nurse should first assess the patient’s: Level of consciousness and cognitive abilities A 30-year-old female patient is describing feelings of hopelessness and depression. She has attempted self-mutilation and has a history of suicide attempts. She describes difficulty sleeping at night and has lost 10 pounds in the past month. Which of these statements or questions is the nurse’s best response in this situation? Are you feeling so hopeless that you feel like hurting yourself? When performing a physical assessment, the first technique the nurse will always use is: Inspection The nurse is assessing a patient’s skin during an office visit. What part of the hand and technique should be used to best assess the patient’s skin temperature? Dorsal surface of hand because skin is thinner than on the palms Which of these techniques uses the sense of touch to assess texture, temperature, moisture, and swelling when the nurse is assessing a patient? Palpation The nurse is teaching a class on basic assessment skills. Which of these statements is true regarding the stethoscope and its use? The stethoscope does not magnify sound, but blocks out extraneous room noise The nurse is preparing to use a stethoscope for auscultation. Which statement is true regarding the diaphragm of the stethoscope? The diaphragm: Is used to listen for high pitched sounds Before auscultating the abdomen for the presence of bowel sounds on a patient, the nurse should: Check the temperature of room and offer blankets if its cold. The nurse will use which technique of assessment to determine the presence of crepitus, swelling, and pulsations? Palpations The nurse is preparing to use an otoscope for an examination. Which statement is true regarding the otoscope? The otoscope: Directs light into the ear canal and onto the tympanic membrane The nurse is unable to palpate the right radial pulse on a patient. The best action would be to: Use a Doppler device When performing a physical examination, safety must be considered to protect the examiner and the patient against the spread of infection. Which of these statements describes the most appropriate action the nurse should take when performing a physical examination? Wash hands before and after physical patient encounter During the examination, offering some brief teaching about the patient’s body or the examiner’s findings is often appropriate. Which one of these statements by the nurse is most appropriate? Your pulse is 80 beats per minute, which is within the normal range." A 2-year-old child has been brought to the clinic for a well-child checkup. The best way for the nurse to begin the assessment is to: Allow the child to keep an object such as toy or blanket during the examination [Show More]

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