SOLUTIONS TO EXERCISE, LESSON 1
Have the appropriate equipment and supplies on hand;
place the patient in the proper position and drape him correctly. (para 1-1)
Any two of these are correct:
To determine the patient's level of health or psychological function.
To arrive at a tentative diagnosis.
To confirm a diagnosis.
To evaluate the effectiveness of prescribed medical treatment and therapy.
Empty the bladder;
obtain a urine specimen for urinalysis. (para 1-3b)
Stay in the room. (para 1-3d)
Wear gloves. (para 1-3e)
Have the patient's chart available. (para 1-3f)
Adjust the drapes. (para 1-3h)
Physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant. (para 1-2)
Any four of the following are correct:
Eyes, ears, nose, and throat.
Endocrine. (paras 1-5a--i)
Vital signs, blood pressure, height, and weight;
CBC with differential, urinalysis, and electrolytes. (paras 1-7a--b)
Prevent unnecessary exposure, help the patient relax, prevent chilling.
Age; level of understanding; ability to move; state of health. (paras 1-9a--d)
End of Lesson 1