Accuracy in BP measurement is crucial! Rank order the following steps to
o Locate brachial pulse
o Place cuff arrow above pulse
o Apply cuff 2.5cm above the antecubital fossa
o Place diaphragm over brachial artery
Assessing oxygenation, comfort, and safety is part of every interaction
The client complains of parasthesias. Which of the following describes this S
o Tingling or pricking sensation; therefore, it is neuropathic pain
Which of the following is correct with respect to the duration of acute pain?
o It is the result of injury to tissue
The client complains of falls due to the loss of balance? Which part of the
brain is likely affected?
o The cerebellum
The client is sitting in the chair when you enter the room. You immediately
notice a lop-sided smile. What should you do next?
o Assist the client to bed while asking how they feel
Which of the following would you ask if the client complains of frequent
o How often do you experience headaches
o Do you have a history of high blood pressure
o Is there anything that reduces them? Worsens them?
Match the following terms to the correct interpretation/definition
o Confused: Prime minister is Pierre Trudeau
o Reduced level of consciousness: drowsy
o Inappropriate: airplanes are blue
o Decorticate: flex when pain applied
Decorebric: extend when pain applied