Question:

A patient is diagnosed with a sprain to her right ankle after a fall. The patient asks the nurse about using ice on her injured ankle. The nurse should tell the patient that

Multiple Choice
  • A) she should use ice only when the ankle hurts.
  • B) ice should be applied for 15 to 20 minutes every 2 to 3 hours over the next 1 to 2 days.
  • C) she should wrap an ice pack around the injured ankle for the next 24 to 48 hours.
  • D) ice is not recommended for use on the sprain because it would inhibit the inflammatory response.
Answer:

A) You need to subscribe to get the answer.


Explanation:

You cannot see the question answer before you subscribe, please create an account and subscribe to one of our plans to get access to the answer.

Similar Quizzes

Nursing
7 Questions
bookmark lock_open
Nursing
7 Questions
bookmark lock_open
Nursing
7 Questions
bookmark lock_open
Nursing
8 Questions
bookmark lock_open
Nursing
7 Questions
bookmark lock_open