The ED nurse has admitted a client who is homeless and was found unresponsive in the street during below freezing temperatures. The client is diagnosed with severe hypothermia. The nurse should implement which measures for this client?

apply a heating blanket obtain an oral temperature assess level of consciousness position in the supine position massage the extremities vigorously prepare to administer CPR if indicated

The nurse is performing discharge teaching to a client diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis. Which statement by the client indicates an understanding of home management of the condition?

“I should avoid large, heavy meals.” “I can have an occasional glass of red wine.” “I can resume my daily jogging once I get home.” “I should avoid smoking and caffeinated beverages.” “I should add extra spices to my food to make it taste better.”

The nurse is caring for a client who had a basilar artery stroke. The nurse would expect which signs and symptoms in this client?

memory problems, visual hallucinations, visual deficits, hemisensory disturbances weakness in the foot and leg, sensory loss in the foot and leg, incontinence, ataxia, lack of spontaneity impaired consciousness, visual loss, bilateral sensory and motor dysfunction, and pupil abnormalities ataxia, contralateral facial weakness, contralateral hemiplegia, visual deficits, speech impairments, perceptual impairments

The nurse is caring for a client in ICU diagnosed with rabies following a bite from an infected raccoon. The nurse understands which to be true regarding rabies?

The client should not be bathed, and no running water should be present within hearing of the client. Current treatment includes two doses of immunoglobulin and six doses of rabies vaccine over a period of 21 days. Nuchal rigidity, convulsions, and tonic or clonic muscle contractions can occur during the neurological phase. In the prodromal…