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HESI: PN LOSS, GRIEF, & DEATH_2015

PN Loss Grief and Death SCENARIO: Meet the Client: Evelyn Kuntz Evelyn Kuntz, a 70-year-old female, suffered a brain attack (stroke) a year ago. She remains weak and has right-sided paralysis and dysphagia. Her husband, Jerry, has been caring for her at home. A home health nurse visits every other day. The Kuntz’s synagogue has […]

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ADHD Hesi Case study (Joe)

1. A, C, D, E 2. C, E 3. D 4. D 5. A 6. A, B, C, D 7. C 8. C, D 9. C 10. A, B, D, E 11. B 12. A 13. A, B 14. D 15. C 16. D 17. A 18. B 19. C, E 20. A 21. A […]

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HESI & Final: Comprehensive Review

question A. Hold the theophylline dose and notify the health care provider. ***The therapeutic range for theophylline is 10 to 20 mcg/mL, so the theophylline dose should be held for fear of causing toxicity (A). (B, C, and D) are not indicated actions based on the reported theophylline level. answer A client receives a prescription […]

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HESI Fundamentals Practice Set 3

question A nurse is preparing to insert an IV catheter into a client’s arm prior to initiating IV fluid therapy. Which of the following interventions should the nurse implement to prevent infection? a) Thread the IV catheter so that the hub rests at the insertion site b) Shave excess hair from around the insertion site […]

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HESI Fundamentals Practice Test B

question 1.What is the rationale for using the nursing process in planning care for clients? A. As a scientific process to identify nursing diagnoses of a clients’ healthcare problems. B. To establish nursing theory that incorporates the biopsychosocial nature of humans. C. As a tool to organize thinking and clinical decision making about clients’ healthcare […]

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Med Surg HESI Practice Questions

question Which description of symptoms is characteristic of a client diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux)? A) Tinnitus, vertigo, and hearing difficulties. B) Sudden, stabbing, severe pain over the lip and chin. C) Facial weakness and paralysis. D) Difficulty in chewing, talking, and swallowing. answer B) Sudden, stabbing, severe pain over the lip and chin. […]

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Fundamentals Assignment Quiz (HESI Patient Reviews with RN Case Studies and Practice Test)

question A female client who has breast cancer with metastasis to the liver and spine is admitted with constant, severe pain despite around-the-clock use of oxycodone (Percodan) and amitriptyline (Elavil) for pain control at home. During the admission assessment, which information is most important for the nurse to obtain? A. Sensory pattern, area, intensity, and […]

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Med-Surg Evolve HESI Practice Quiz

question A client is admitted for further testing to confirm sarcoidosis. Which diagnostic test provides definitive information that the nurse should report to the HCP? answer Lung Tissue Biopsy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarcoidosis) question A 58y/o client who has been post-menopausal for 5 years is concerned about the risk for osteoporosis because her mother has the condition. Which […]

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Hesi Fundamentals Practice Exam

question The nurse is assessing a client with dark skin who is in Respiratory Distress. Which client response should the nurse evaluate to determine cyanosis in this particular client? A. Cyanosis in a client with dark skin is seen in the sclera B. Abnormal skin color changes in a client with dark skin cannot be […]

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HESI Practice Test B

question C (The nursing process is a problem-solving approach that provides an organized, systematic, decision making process to effectively address the client’s needs and problems. The nursing process includes an organized framework using knowledge, judgments, and actions by the nurse as the client’s plan of care is determined, and encompasses assessment, analysis, planning, implementation, and […]

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HESI Questions Part 3

question A client is admitted with a diagnosis of premature labor. The nurse discovers that the client has been using heroin throughout her pregnancy. What is the most appropriate action for the nurse to take? Notify the nurse manager of the unit. Inform no one because all client information is confidential. Inform the client’s primary […]

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Hesi Practice Exam Dosage Calculations

question A male client receives a prescription for ondansetron hydrochloride (Zofran) 4 mg IV to prevent postoperative nausea after an inguinal hernia repair. The medication is available in 2 mg/ml. How many ml should the nurse administer? (Enter numeric value only.) Use ratio and proportion, 4 mg : X ml = 2 mg : 1 […]

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HESI COMP 2

question Which biological practices are federally regulated for healthcare workers? (Select all that apply.) A. Standard precautions. Correct B. N-95 tuberculosis standard. Correct C. Blood-borne pathogen standard. Correct D. Biological product exposure limit (BPEL). E. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Correct F. As Low as Reasonably Allowable standard (ALARA). answer Correct responses are (A, […]

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NUR 2464C HESI Pediatric A Practice Exam

question 3. A 3-week-old newborn is brought to the clinic for follow-up after a home birth. The mother reports that her child bottle feeds for 5 minutes only and then falls asleep. The nurse auscultates a loud murmur characteristic of a ventricular septal defect (VSD), and finds the newborn is acyanotic with a respiratory rate […]

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HESI Comprehensive NCLEX-RN Practice (Pediatrics)

question Which interventions should the nurse include in the teaching plan for the mother of a 6-year-old who is experiencing encopresis secondary to a fecal impaction? (Select all that apply.) A.Provide a low-fiber diet. B.Administer mineral oil daily. C.Decrease the daily fluids. D.Eliminate dairy products. E.Initiate consistent toileting routine. answer B, D, E Rationale: Encopresis […]

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Hesi Case Studies–obstetrics/maternity-postpartum (marie Wilson) Answers

question 1. Prior to discontinuing the IV oxytocin (Pitocin), which assessment is most important for the nurse to obtain? answer Uterine firmness question 2. What is the priority nursing diagnosis for Marie, who is experiencing residual effects of epidural anesthesia? answer Risk for injury question 3. What is the priority nursing action to address Marie’s […]

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HESI Case Study:Neurological Assessment

question (Prirority Data Collection) The nurse begins the admission assessment with the collection of priority assessment data that is immediately entered into her personal digital assistant (PDA.) Which assessment should the nurse complete first after the client’s arrival on the unit? answer Level of consciousness. (In planning care, a top priority is client safety. Assessment […]

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HESI Patient Review Susan Wilson (2)

question Based on Susan’s assessment data and history, you identify which of the following as a priority nursing diagnosis for Susan at this time? answer Deficient fluid volume related to inadequate intake of fluids. question With regard to rupture of membranes, which questions are important? answer A. “What time did your ‘water break’?” C. “What […]

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fluid balance- HESI case study

question The nurse plans to assess Clara for orthostatic vital sign changes. What action will the nurse take first? answer Position Clara in a supine position Orthostatic vital signs are measured in three different positions: lying sitting and standing. So placing pt in supine position should be first question The nurse takes the first blood […]

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HESI Case Studies Asthma

question 1. which of the school nurse’s observations are consistent with the diagnosis of bronchitis? answer A dry cough that becomes productive. question 2. Josh’s mother asks the school nurse to explain the pulmonary function test. Which of the following is the best response? answer Pulmonary function tests are used to detect airflow limitation even […]

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