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HESI case study Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS): Sepsis.-The nurse is aware that the older adult client is at an increased risk for surgical complications due to normal physiological functions an... d comobidities. Which risk factors place the older adult client at increased risk for surgical complications? -Decreased respiratory muscle strength -Increased glomerular filtration rate -Enhanced elasticity of the arterial walls -Rigidity of the arterial walls increases the clients risk for complications - Decreased respiratory muscle strength Upon completing the clients assessment, the nurse determines that the client has which surgical risk factors? (select all that apply) -Metoprolol -Poor appetite -Diabetes Mellitus -Albumin 3.0 g/dL -Marital status - Metoprolol Poor appetite Diabetes Mellitus Albumin 3.0 g/dL What is the priority preoperative nursing action to prevent postoperative atelectasis? -Administer pain medication as needed -Instruct on incentive spirometer use -Obtain baseline pulse saturation -Turn and position every 2 hours - Instruct on incentive spirometer use Which is the likely reason for the elevated serum creatinine in the absence of kidney disease? -Anemia -Hypertension -Increased pain -Dehydration - Dehydration The nurse is caring for the client who has just been extubated. What should the nurse do first, after the client is extubated? -Administer supplemental oxygen -Auscultate bilateral lung sounds -Encourage cough and deep breathing -Notify the spouse of extubation - Administer supplemental oxygen One hour has passed since the client was extubated. Which nursing actions take priority at this time? (select all that apply) -Monitor respiratory rate -Assess cardiac rhythm -Measure blood pressure -Compare bilateral pulses -Instruct on mouth care - Monitor respiratory rate Assess cardiac rhythm Based on the nurse's assessment, which is the priority nursing action? -Give acetaminophen -Administer morphine -Monitor urine output -Assess mental status - Administer morphine Based on the healthcare provider's (HCP) prescription, the pharmacy dispenses morphine 4mg per 1mL. How many mL should the nurse administer to the client? (numerical value only. If required, round to nearest hundredth) - 0.25 Upon reviewing the remaining postoperative prescriptions and comparing with preoperative prescriptions, the nurse realizes that the metformin doses are different. What is the nurse's priority action? -Request medication from the pharmacy [Show More]

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