Tutor profile: Bethany B.
Subject: Public Health
Which of the following are public health measures that have helped fight disease? A. labeling food supplies B. limiting disinfectant supplies C.monitoring water supplies D. all of the above
Answer: A, and C. (a) labeling food supplies helps people identify their nutritional value and consuming a healthy diet, which decreases the risk of chronic diseases. (c) by monitoring water supplies, public health experts can potentially identify sources of disease before the impact the public population. (b) increasing disinfectant supplies, not limiting them, helps prevent disease
As a nurse you are carrying for a 55 year old male with a history of hypertension. The patient begins to complain of a sharp headache. The nurse should first: A. Turn the volume down on the television B. Administer as needed pain medication C. Assess the patients last vital sign readings D. Call the physician
C. Assess the patients last vital sign readings Reasoning: As a nurse our job is to first assess. By assessing the patients vital signs, you will be able to read his last blood pressure reading, to see if his headache may be caused by a spike in blood pressure.
An order is written to start an IV on a 78-year-old male patient who is getting ready to go to the operating room for a total knee replacement. What gauge of catheter would best meet the needs of this patient? A. 21 butterfly B.25 C.20 D. 18
Answer: D A patient going into the operating room for surgery should ideally have an 18 gauge catheter in the case that they should need blood products or rapid infusion of fluids, it is large enough to handle the amount safely
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