Functional Ability

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Question 1
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The nurse is assessing a patient's functional ability. Which patient best demonstrates the definition of functional ability?

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A

Considers self as a healthy individual; uses cane for stability

B

College educated; travels frequently; can balance a checkbook

C

Works out daily, reads well, cooks, and cleans house on the weekends

D

Healthy individual, volunteers at church, works part time, takes care of family and house

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Question 2
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The nurse is assessing a patient's functional performance. What assessment parameters will be most important in this assessment?

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A

Continence assessment, gait assessment, feeding assessment, dressing assessment, transfer assessment

B

Height, weight, body mass index (BMI), vital signs assessment

C

Sleep assessment, energy assessment, memory assessment, concentration assessment

D

Health and well-being, amount of community volunteer time, working outside the home, and ability to care for family and house

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Question 3
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The nurse is assessing a patient with a mobility dysfunction and wants to gain insight into the patient's functional ability. What question would be the most appropriate?

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A

"Are you able to shop for yourself?"

B

"Do you use a cane, walker, or wheelchair to ambulate?"

C

"Do you know what today's date is?"

D

"Were you sad or depressed more than once in the last 3 days?"

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Question 4
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The nurse is developing an interdisciplinary plan of care using the Roper-Logan-Tierney Model of Nursing for a patient who is currently unconscious. Which interventions would be most critical to developing a plan of care for this patient?

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A

Eating and drinking, personal cleansing and dressing, working and playing

B

Toileting, transferring, dressing, and bathing activities

C

Sleeping, expressing sexuality, socializing with peers

D

Maintaining a safe environment, breathing, maintaining temperature

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Question 5
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The home care nurse is trying to determine the necessary services for a 65-year-old patient who was admitted to the home care service after left knee replacement. Which tool is the best for the nurse to utilize?

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A

Minimum Data Set (MDS)

B

Functional Status Scale (FSS)

C

24-Hour Functional Ability Questionnaire (24hFAQ)

D

The Edmonton Functional Assessment Tool

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Question 6
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The nurse is assessing a patient's functional abilities and asks the patient, "How would you rate your ability to prepare a balanced meal?" "How would you rate your ability to balance a checkbook?" "How would you rate your ability to keep track of your appointments?" Which tool would be indicated for the best results of this patient's perception of their abilities?

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A
Functional Activities Questionnaire (FAQ)™
B
Mini Mental Status Exam (MMSE)
C
24hFAQ
D
Performance-based functional measurement
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Question 7
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A 65-year-old female patient has been admitted to the medical/surgical unit. The nurse is assessing the patient's risk for falls so that falls prevention can be implemented if necessary. Select all the risk factors that apply from this patient's history and physical. (Select all that apply.)

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A
Being a woman
B
Taking more than six medications
C
Having hypertension
D
Having cataracts
E
Muscle strength 3/5 bilaterally
F
Incontinence
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