Chapter 51 Essay

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Import Settings: Base Settings: Brownstone Default Information Field: Chapter Information Field: Client Needs Information Field: Cognitive Level Information Field: Difficulty Information Field: Integrated Process Information Field: Objective Information Field: Page and Header Highest Answer Letter: E Multiple Keywords in Same Paragraph: No Chapter: Chapter 51: Management of Patients With Immunodeficiency Multiple Choice 1. A healthy high school athlete is diagnosed with fever and cellulitis of the right knee. The infection is resistant to oral antibiotics. He then develops osteomyelitis of the right knee. If untreated, the infection could result in A) Severe neutropenia B) Decrease white blood cells C) Normal…show more content…
The infant is ultimately diagnosed with DiGeorge syndrome. What will prolong this infant's survival? A) Heart transplant B) Liver transplant C) Lung transplant D) Thymus gland transplant Ans: D Chapter: 51 Client Needs: D-3 Cognitive Level: Comprehension Difficulty: Moderate Integrated Process: Nursing Process Objective: 1 Page and Header: 1566, T-Cell Deficiencies Feedback: Prolonged survival has been reported following the successful transplantation of the thymus gland or spontaneous remission of immunodeficiency. A heart, liver, or lung transplant will not resolve the hypocalcemia. 6. A patient who has received a heart transplant is taking cyclosporine, an immunosuppressant. What self-care intervention is most important to teach to the patient? A) Administer pain medications and be aware of respiratory depression. B) Provide frequent rest periods to build endurance. C) If the patient misses a dose of medication take two doses. D) Frequent handwashing is needed to protect from infection. Ans: D Chapter: 51 Client Needs: D-2 Cognitive Level: Analysis Difficulty: Difficult Integrated Process: Nursing Process Objective: 3 Page and Header: 1571, Nursing Management for Patients with Immunodeficiencies Feedback: The use of cyclosporine to protect the patient from rejection of the heart places the patient in an immunosuppressive state. The nurse should instruct on frequent
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