Chamberlain college of nursing nr 222 week 8 final exam (new)

  Question 1. The nurse evaluates which laboratory values to assess a patient’s potential for wound healing? A. Fluid statusB. PotassiumC. LipidsD. Nitrogen balance2. The nurse is caring for a patient with dysphagia and is feeding her a pureed chicken diet when she begins to choke. What is the priority nursing intervention?A. Suction her mouth and throatB. Turn her on their sideC. Put on oxygen at 2-L nasal cannulaD. Stop feeding her and place on NPO3. A patient who is receiving parenteral nutrition (PN) through a central venous catheter (CVC) has an air embolus. What would the nurse do first?A. Have the patient perform a Valsalva procedureB. Clamp the intravenous (IV) tubing to prevent more air from entering the lineC. Have the patient take a deep breath and hold itD. Notify the health care provider immediately4. A patient is receiving both parenteral (PN) and enteral nutrition (EN). When would the nurse collaborate with the health care provider and request discontinuing parenteral nutrition?A. When 25% of the patient’s nutritional needs are met by the tube feedingsB. When bowel sounds returnC. When central line has been in for 10 daysD. When 75% of the patient’s nutritional needs are met by the tube feedings5. The nurse is inserting a small-bore nasoenteric tube before starting enteral feedings. What is the correct order of steps to perform this procedure?1. Place patient in high-Fowler’s position.2. Have patient flex head toward chest.3. Assess patient’s gag reflex.4. Determine length of the tube to be inserted.5. Obtain radiological confirmation of tube placement.6. Check pH of gastric aspirate for verifying placement.7. Identify patient with two identifiers.A. 7, 1, 3, 4, 2, 5, 6B. 1, 3, 4, 7, 2, 6, 5C. 7, 1, 3, 2, 4, 6, 5D. 1, 7, 3, 2, 4, 5, 6

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