Bridge to NCLEX Examination Assignment
The number of the question corresponds to the same-numbered outcome at the beginning of the chapter.
The patient health history and physical examination provide the nurse with information primarily to
diagnose a medical problem.
investigate a patient’s signs and symptoms.
classify subjective and objective patient data.
identify nursing diagnoses and collaborative problems.
The nurse would place information about the patient’s concern that his illness is threatening his job security in which functional health pattern?
Health perception–health management
The nurse is preparing to examine a patient’s abdomen. Place in order the proper steps for an abdominal assessment, using the numbers 1–4, with 1 = the first technique and 4 = the last technique:
Which situation would require the nurse to obtain a focused assessment (select all that apply)?
A patient denies a current health problem.
A patient reports a new symptom during rounds.
A previously identified problem needs reassessment.
A baseline health maintenance examination is needed.
A patient with an emergent problem needs immediate care.
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