What does the nurse need to check prior to sending the patient to surgery on the


What does the nurse need to check prior to sending the patient to surgery on the day of surgery?
To shave a patient you should check this chart for the use of what medications and why?
What are the things the nurse needs to do before assisting the patient with ambulation?
When a patient is confined to bed what type of aids can help with circulation?
To move a patient up in bed what is it that the nurse does to prevent injuries to her and others?
A patient that is confined to bed should be turned. How often and what other measures should you use to prevent pressure injuries?
What safety measures should the nurse employ prior to moving, transferring, or assisting a patient from the bed?
When inserting an indwelling. Foley catheter, the nurse uses strict sterile technique. Under what conditions would a nurse stop the procedure and start over?
What is the procedure to collect a sterile sample from an indwelling Foley catheter?
If a patient is on 24 hour urine collection, when does it start and when does it stop? How is the urine stored? When does urine go to the lab?
When calculating urinary output the nurse knows that the intake should equal the output and that he/she should provide what items for urine collection?
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