Posted: January 10th, 2017
A client with allergic rhinitis asks the nurse what he should do to decrease his symptoms. Which of the following instructions would be appropriate for the nurse to give the client?
A client has been taking benzonatate (Tessalin Perles) as prescribed. A nurse concludes that the medication is having the intended effect if the client experiences:
- Decreased anxiety level
- Increased comfort level
- Reduction of N/V
- Decreased frequency and intensity of cough
59. Which of the following would be an expected outcome for a client recovering from an upper respiratory tract infection? The client will:
- Maintain a fluid intake of 800ml every 24 hours.
- Experience chills only once a day
- Cough productively without chest discomfort.
- Experience less nasal obstruction and discharge.
60. Which of the following individuals would the nurse consider to have the highest priority for receiving an influenza vaccination?
- A 60-year-old man with a hiatal hernia
- A 36-year-old woman with 3 children
- A 50-year-old woman caring for a spouse with cancer
- a 60-year-old woman with osteoarthritis
61. A client with allergic rhinitis asks the nurse what he should do to decrease his symptoms. Which of the following instructions would be appropriate for the nurse to give the client?
- “Use your nasal decongestant spray regularly to help clear your nasal passages.”
- “Ask the doctor for antibiotics. Antibiotics will help decrease the secretion.”
- “It is important to increase your activity. A daily brisk walk will help promote drainage.”
- “Keep a diary if when your symptoms occur. This can help you identify what precipitates your attacks.”