A 58years old male brought into the Emergency room by his son with complaints of a severe flank pain.Diagnosis Renal Pelvic stone . Vital signs stable, alert and oriented ×4, severe flank pain.The doctor performed a pyelolithotomy .Patient has a flank incision. The nurse perform initial postoperative assessment on the patient. The nurse should expect the patient breath sounds to be what?.

A.Impaired breathe sounds.

B.Decreased breathe sounds.

C.Slow breathing pattern.

D.The breathe sounds will be clear on both sides.

Correct answer is D.

Rationale: Nurse needs to recognize normal postoperative care such narcotic pain,splint incision when coughing, turning, and deep breathing.


Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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