A client diagnosed with hypertension begins drug therapy
using an antihypertensive agent. The nurse instructs the
client’s spouse to remove any objects in the home that can
lead to falls. Which client statement confirms that the
teaching has been successful?
When interpreting the results of a Mantoux test, the nurse
explains to the client that a reaction occurs when the
intradermal injection site shows
A nurse caring for a client with deep vein thrombosis must
be especially alert for complications such as pulmonary
embolism. Which findings suggest pulmonary embolism?
Nonproductive cough and abdominal pain
Hypertension and lack of fever
Bradypnea and bradycardia
Chest pain and dyspnea
Which is the most important risk factor for development of
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)?