November 19, 2011

NCLEX-RN Practice Question Challenge!

Correct Answer: 2

1: Proper positioning, assess for postoperative bleeding
2: CORRECT | Patients with closed head injuries are prone to increased intracranial pressure. Elevate head of bed 30 to 45 degrees to promote venous drainage
3: 72 hours post-BKA, the primary concern is the development of contractures. The prone position will stretch the hip flexors/quadriceps muscle and help to prevent contractures
4: Although usually most comfortable in a 60 to 90 degree position, a 45 degree position is acceptable