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Unformatted text preview: Musculoskeletal Focus types and purpose of traction Nursing care for patients with injuries and disorders covered in the unit of study including: assessment strategies Pt signs and symptoms typical assessment findings priority nursing Dx priority nursing interventions evaluation of patient response safety issues patient education considerations Nursing care of patients with traction and external fixation (including Pins) casts rationale for use of CPMs, SCDs, etc General treatment measures for patients with musculoskeletal injury Medications discussed in lecture or assigned reading name (generic & Trade) classification action indication significant side effects therapeutic range (if applicable) and how it is determined There may be 2-4 questions that require some mathematical calculation (metric conversion and/or dosage calculation). Calculators will NOT be available....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course NURSING 105 taught by Professor Copeland during the Winter '09 term at Grand Valley State University.
- Winter '09