A Nurse Is Interviewing A Client In Order To Obtain A

1. In which of the following situations would a nurse complete a focused assessment?
B.
A. A 25-year-old patient admitted for elective rhinoplasty
A 12-year-old starting summer sports camp
C. A 64-year-old complaining of shortness of breath
D.
A new employee who requires a pre-employment physical examination
2. A nurse is interviewing a client in order to obtain a comprehensive health history. The
purpose of a review of systems in the health history is to
A.
B.
identify actual health problems
C.
determine the cause of current health problems
validate current symptoms
identify current and past health problems
3.
While conducting an interview with an adult client a nurse uses open-ended questions in
order to SELECT ALL THAT APPLY
A. quot;encourage the client’s self-expression
B.
establish rapport with the nurse
obtain narrative information
obtain short, one-word answers
E.
ensure that the client/nurse is neutral
4. A client reports to the nurse that they have had abdominal pain for the past week. What
would be the nurse’s best response to this statement?
A.
quot;We will talk more about that later in the interview.quot;
B.
quot;Can you point to where it hurts?quot;
C.
quot;What have you had to eat in the last 24 hours?quot;
D.
quot;Have you ever had any surgeries on your abdomen?quot;
5. Which of the following findings represents subjective data that the nurse obtained
from the client regarding the patient’s headache?
A.
Pupils equal and reactive to light and accommodation
B.
Clear speech
C.
Pulsatile pain to temples
D.
Normal affect
6. When performing a nutritional assessment, which technique by the nurse would best screen
for nutritional deficits?
A. BMI measurement
B.
24-hour recall
C. food composition
D. triceps skinfold measurementsScience