A nurse is caring for a patient who has had hip replacement. The nurse should be most concerned about which of the following findings? A. Complaints of pain during repositioning. B. Scant bloody discharge on the surgical dressing. C. Complaints of pain following physical therapy. D. Temperature of 101.8 F (38.7 C). Hmmm?
A patient has been hospitalized with pneumonia and is about to be discharged. A nurse provides discharge instructions to a patient and his family. Which misunderstanding by the family indicates the need for more detailed information? A. The patient may resume normal home activities as tolerated but should avoid physical exertion and get adequate rest. […]
With all the changes the Health Care Reform will bring, where does this leave our NPs? Should changes be made to their role as well? Hmmm… Lifting restrictions on Nurse Practitioners
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