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The Nursing Process

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nursing process, is a systematic method of problem solving, forms the foundation of all nursing practice.
A)true
B)false

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assessment phase of the nursing process is the systematic collection , organization, validation, and documentation of patient data.
A)true
B)false

A

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Subjective data include what the patient says or perceives, such as pain , anxiety, or nausea
A)true
B)false

A

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objective data that are gathered through physical examination, medical history, laboratory tests, and other diagnosti c sources.
A)true
B)false

A

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A nursing d iagnosis is a clinical judgment of a patient's actual or potential health problem that is within the nurse's scope of practi ce to address.
A)true
B)false

A

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Nursing diagnoses are often stated as a problem, or the risk for a problem, followed by " related to,'' which identifies the etiologies or those condition that have caused or contributed to the problem.
A)true
B)false

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This is accomplished by planning and implementing interventions, which are action s that the nurse takes to achieve patient goals. The nurse chooses interventions that are patie nt foc used and target the e ti ologies of the problem.
A)true
B)false

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A primary nursing role is to enable patients to become active participants in their own care.
A)true
B)false

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In the planning phase of the nursing process, the nurse prioritizes d iagnoses, formulates desired goals, and se lects nursing interventions.
A)true
B)false

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evaluation criteria that will be used to determine if that goal has been met.
A)true
B)false

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The implementation phase is when the nurse applies the knowledge, skills, and principles of nursing care to help move the patient toward the desired goal and optimal wellness
A)true
B)false

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The evaluation phase compares the patient's current health status with the desired outcome to determine if the plan o f care is appropriate or if it needs revision.
A)true
B)false

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The first phase of the nursing process is the assessment phase
A)true
B)false

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N ursing diagnoses are clinical judgments on actual or potential patient problems and include the etiologies that are contributing to the health problem.
A)true
B)false

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The first step of the planning phase is identification of a goal or outcome for the patient, including specified evaluation criteria that will be used to determine the extent to which the goal has been achieved.
A)true
B)false

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The implementation phase puts the plan of care into action.
A)true
B)false

A

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In the evaluation phase, the nurse obtains data to determine if the goal or outcome has been achieved
A)true
B)false

A

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Provide the basis for planing patient care is called intervention
A)true
B)false

A

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Ms.l is complaining of a pain in her rt hip. As the nurse, you have assessed the area and found swelling, redness, and open areas and there is a history of hip trauma to the hip. The information may be used to compare with assessment information gathered at a later date. What type of information have you gather
A)baseline data
B)objective data

A

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The nurse reviews a patie nt record for drug allergies, current medications, and disease states that could affect drug responses. These acti ons are part of which phase of the nursing process?
A)assessment
B)planning

A

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The implementation phase of the nursing process involves two main activities related to pharmacology. These are:
A)Providing and evaluating patient teaching
B) Administering drugs and providing patient drug teaching

B

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Which of the following would be most important for the nurse to evaluate in the evaluation phase of the nursing process?
A)Patient satisfaction with drug therapy
B)Evidence of therapeutic drug effects

B

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Which of the following is appropriate in formation to gather in the assessment phase of the nursing process? (Select all that apply.)
A)Drug allergies
B)Therapeutic response to the drug
C)History of renal or hepatic disease
D)Baseline physical assessment data

A B D

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Which of the following is a properly worded nursing diagnosis?
A)Pneumonia related to retained secretions
B)Fatigue related to sleep deprivation and physical conditioning

B

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The second phase of the nursing process involves analyzing data and identifying health problems such as Activity Intolerance related to pain. This phase is known as:
A)lmplementation
B)Nursing diagnosis
C)Planning

B

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The nursing process, as it relates to pharmacology, can be best be described as:
A)A systematic approach to problem solving that ensures the safe and effective administration o f medication
B)false

A

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The role of the LPN/LVN is to:
A)Contribute to each phase of the process under the direction of the RN
B)Rely completely on the RN to utilize the nursing process when caring for patients

A