Preoperative Concepts and Nursing Management Quiz

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Preoperative Concepts and Nursing Management Quiz

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1. Food and water are usually withheld beginning at midnight of the surgical day. However, if necessary, water may be given up to:

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2. Assessment of a gerontologic patient reveals bilateral dimmed vision. This information alerts the nurse to plan for:

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3. Hidden fears may be indicated when a patient:

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4. The least desirable method of hair removal is use of:

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5. Surgery would be contraindicated for a renal patient with:

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6. Expected patient outcomes for relief of anxiety related to a surgical procedure include all of the following except:

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7. Because liver disease is associated with a high surgical mortality rate, the nurse knows to alert the physician for:

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8. Hazards of surgery for the geriatric patient are directly related to the:

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9. The potential effects of medication therapy must be evaluated before surgery. A drug classification that may cause electrolyte imbalance is:

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10. It is recommended that those who smoke cigarettes should stop smoking how long before surgery?

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11. An example of a surgical procedure classified as urgent is:

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12. Choose a statement that indicates that a patient is knowledgeable about his or her impending surgery. The patient:

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13. A mammoplasty would be classified as surgery that is:

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14. Choose the appropriate response to the statement, “I’m so nervous about my surgery.”

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15. Purposes of preanesthetic medication include all of the following except:

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16. The goal for the diabetic patient undergoing surgery is to maintain a blood glucose level of:

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17. Protein replacement for nutritional balance can be accomplished with a diet that:

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18. A nursing history of prior drug therapy is based on the particular concern that:

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19. An informed consent is required for:

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20. A significant mortality rate exists for those alcoholics who experience “delirium tremens” postoperatively. When caring for the alcoholic, the nurse should assess for symptoms of alcoholic withdrawal:

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21. The purpose of preoperative skin preparation is to:

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22. The primary goal in withholding food before surgery is to prevent:

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23. Obesity is positively correlated with surgical complications of:

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24. The chief life-threatening hazard for surgical patients with uncontrolled diabetes is:

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25. The nursing goal of encouraging postoperative body movement is to:

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