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Xerostomia, what is it & how do you treat it?:
Expected finding during cardiac catheterizationPatient will feel warmth and flushed when dye is insertedWhat action should you instruct the patient to do prior to postural drainageAdminister a bronchodilator or nebulizer prior to treatment, postural drainage should be done 1 hour before meals or two hours after meals (perform twice daily)IV phlebitis has occurred, what should the nurse doDiscontinue IV & apply a warm/moist compressWhen a patient is receiving mannitol, what should the nurse monitor forHypovolemiaCo-worker is impaired, what do you doReport it to the charge nurseHow do you draw blood out of a PICC lineDraw 10mL of blood and discard it, then draw another 10mL of blood for sample, and then flush with 10mL of 0.9% sodium chlorideIV is infiltrated, what should the nurse doDiscontinue and apply a cool compressA patient may have a latex allergy if they have a sensitivity to what foodBananasParent teaching for a child with positional plagiocephalyChild will wear a molded helmet for 23 hours a day
During pregnancy, women should eat more of what to prevent neural defectsFolate/folic acidA caregiver states they are becoming tired when caring for their parent with Alzheimer's disease, what can the nurse suggestRespite care (care to give caregivers a break)Cleft palate teaching for feedingDon't use a spoonPosition infant upright while cradling head & burp them frequentlyA wound that would heal by primary intentionA surgical incisionSign of glaucoma is loss of