Posted: July 11th, 2017
A male client with a conductive hearing disorder caused by ankylosis of the stapes in the oval window undergoes a stapedectomy to remove the stapes and replace the impaired bone with a prosthesis. After the stapedectomy, the nurse should provide which client instruction?
A. “Lie in bed with your head elevated, and refrain from blowing your nose for 24 hours.”
B. “Try to ambulate independently after about 24 hours.”
C. “Shampoo your hair every day for ten (10) days to help prevent ear infection.”
D. “Don’t fly in an airplane, climb to high altitudes, make sudden movements, or expose yourself to loud sounds for 30 days.”
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