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Which nursing observation would indicate that the nurse hold the medication warfarin (Coumadin)?
Which statement by a patient indicates additional teaching is required about the medication warfarin?
A patient states that his/her legs have pain with walking that decreases with rest. The nurse observes absence of hair on the patients lower leg and the patient has a thready posterior tibial pulse. How would the nurse position the patients legs?
The nurse would expect to administer an anticoagulant to a patient following which surgery?
A patient on a medical surgical unit has a platelet count of 90,000 per mm3. The nurse knows to include which of the following precautions in discharge instructions?
Which of the following patients would the nurse anticipate the collaborative treatment of regular phlebotomies?
[Multiple Response] The nurse is making a home visit to a patient who was discharged from the hospital on Lovenox and warfarin following replacement of the patients pacemaker. Which observation indicates excessive bleeding? (Select all that apply.)
a. New ecchymosis on the abdomen
b. A nosebleed that does not stop with pressure
c. Pain of the lower extremity with flexion
d. Extreme fatigue
f. Sudden onset of severe headache