23.The home health RN is working with a patient discharged from the…

Question Answered step-by-step 23.The home health RN is working with a patient discharged from the… 23.The home health RN is working with a patient discharged from the hospital after stabilization of an acute exacerbation of a chronic illness. Which intervention will the RN use to assist the patient to improve the quality of life?-Inform spouse of calendar for RN visits.-Assist patient to have coffee with a friend.-Set up new medications in dispenser.-Provide information for Medicare reimbursement.I need to verify my answers if i did correctly 24.The patient with a new physical disability after a traumatic injury is seeking to recover and begin participating in the former life. How would the RN most effectively promote the patient’s independence?-Offer safe choices related to mobility.-Focus teaching on complications of immobility.-Advise patient to limit mobility until completely recovered.-Teach caregivers to provide contact guarding at all times.25.While completing an assessment, the RN recognizes which circumstance would have a positive effect on the parents’ ability to adjust to their child’s illness? Select all that apply.-The parents have good relationships with their own parents.-The child’s illness was not present at birth.-The parents have their own vehicle.-The child is the only child the parents have.-The child has health insurance coverage.26.When working with the families of children with chronic illness, the RN anticipates the child’s parent may experience increased grief with which life event?-8-year-old child who requires a higher dose of medication.-3-year-old child who meets developmental milestones.-16-year-old child who cannot test for a driving permit.-12-year-old child who requires home care nursing.28.Which demonstrates appropriate interaction by the RN who is performing a health history assessment on a chronically ill client, who requires the use of a wheelchair?-Reposition the wheelchair for the client.-Ask permission prior to moving the wheelchair.-Assume the patient requires a mechanical lift to transfer.–Touch the person’s arm to gain attention before moving the wheelchair.29.A patient with a chronic illness is admitted with an acute exacerbation of the disease. Which task is appropriately assigned by the RN?-Designate the LPN to evaluate patient specific symptoms that signaled the need to seek medical care.-Ask the nursing assistive personnel (NAP) to assess the patient response to activity.-Have the LPN identify the effectiveness of medication administered.-Request another RN investigate factors that may interfere with patient adherence to the treatment plan.30.The RN is caring for a patient with chronic illness who states “I don’t get out of the house. I feel so lonely.” Which is the appropriate response by the RN?-“Here is the name of a support group that can help you.”-“It is hard, but you need to make an effort to contact other people.”-“I would be lonely, too: invite your friends over.”-“It sounds like you are having a difficult time. Please tell me more.”31.Which description describes the patient situation an RN expects when a patient is in the downward phase of the Trajectory Model of Chronic Illness?-Exacerbation of illness symptoms and development of complications.-Severe and unrelieved symptoms or development of complications necessitating hospitalization.-Final days or weeks before death, gradual or rapid shutting down of body processes.-Rapid or gradual worsening of a condition, physical decline accompanied by increasing disability.32.The RN is coordinating home care for a client with dementia. The spouse is the primary caregiver, and tells the RN “I don’t know how much longer I can do this. The confusion is worse and I can’t even close my eyes at night because I worry.” Which nursing diagnosis label is a priority in this situation?-Caregiver role strain-Risk for loneliness-Decisional conflict-Anxiety33.The student nurse is planning to teach a senior citizen group about chronic illness. Which characteristic of chronic illness would the RN instructor expect the student nurse to include? -Chronic illness does not have episodic flair-ups.-Chronic illness is never completely cured.-Persons with chronic illness are disabled.-Hospitalization is required for a cure of the illness. Health Science Science Nursing Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)

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