Hesi A2- Vocabulary Flashcards

Pneumocystis pneumonia
Terms Definitions
vi
4
M
1000
Tricuspid
Right
ii
2
CONTRACTION
spasm
spond
promise respond
od
right eye
Basophil
inflamatroy
bilobed response
OBTUSE
slow-witted; ignorant
Sect
cut section, sector
manu
hand manuscript, manual
carn
meat carnivore, carnage
Puls
push impulse, pulsate
soph
knowledge sophisticate, philosophy
1 gallon
128 oz
mx is a
drop
Median
sagital section, left/right
CONSISTENCY
Degree of viscosity
UNTOWARD
adverse or negative
phon
sound, voice phonetics, telephone
Fatal:
: resulting in death.
Two unintentional torts are?
negligence
malpractice
LH
testoterone, progesterone and ovulations
PAROXYSMAL
beginning suddenly or abruptly
DILATE
To enlarge or expand
meperidine is generic for
demerol
impudent
shameless or brazenly immodest.
ratio
a relationship between two numbers
Ingest:
: to swallow for digestion.
Ominous:
: signifcantly important and dangerous.
mucsle tissue
skeletal-voluntary, smooth and cardiac-involuntary
HYGIENE
Measures contributing to cleanliness and good health
anoxia
absence of oxygen in tissues
fearless
; bold or brave; intrepid.
quotient
the answer to a division problem
preexisting

The nurse notified the physician that the patient has a preexisting condition that might lead to complications during the emergency surgery.
already present
With emergency admissions, the court determines the ____ and alleged unlawful restraint of a person.
sanity
1 pint = _ cups
2 cups
CAST
Hard protective device applied to protect a broken bone while it heals
Composition of ECG:
Represents early ventricular repolarization. Is measured from th end of the S wave to the beginning of the T wave.
ST segment
glomerular filtration is regulated by
osmotic pressure
illicit
not legally permitted or authorized; unlicensed; unlawful.
factor
a number that divides evenly into another number
What is the Tx for Hyponatremia?
Restrict fluids
bilateral

The unlicensed assistive personnel reported to the nurse that the patient had bilateral weakness in the legs when walking.
present on two sides
Oral:
: given through or affecting the mouth.
What alerts administration to possible liability claims and the need for investigation; they do NOT _____ against legal action being taken for negligence or malpractice.
Incident report
protect
COMPLICATION
an undesired problem that is the result of some other event
Composition of ECG:
Prepresents depolarization of the ventricular muscle. Normally follows P wave
QRS complex: ventricular systole
measured from the beginning of the QRS to the end of the QRS (normal <0.11 sec.)
exposure
something exposed, as to view; an exposed surface:
augment
to make larger; enlarge in size, number, strength, or extent
dauntless
Not to be intimidated; fearless; intrepid; bold: INTREPID; BOLD;INCAPABLE OF BEING INTIMIDATED
The postoperative complication of decreased GI peristalsis usually manifests in what time frame?
2-4 days post op
primary

The patient's primary concern was when he could return to work after the operation.
first of most significant
An admission whereby any adult may apply for another. However, medical or judicial approval is required to detain anyone beyond 24 hours.
emergency admmission
Tropic Hormones
STH, GH, FSH, LH, ACTH and TSH
SUPPLEMENT
to take in addition to or to complete
Word, phrase or clause that names whom or what the sentence is about.
Subject
when is the sympathetic nervous system active
in crisis
secular
of or pertaining to worldly things or to things that are not regarded as religious, spiritual, or sacred; temporal:
common denominator
two or more fractions having the same denominator
What is Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation?
A coagulation disorder with paradoxical thombosis and hemorrhage.
How is Inhalation Tularemia transmitted?
Insect bites (usually tick/deerfly), handling sick animals, contaminated food/water.

Cannot be spread person to person
concise

When teaching a patient, the nurse tried to be concise, so the instructions would be easy to remember.
breif, to the point
What four elements are necessary to prove negligence/malpractice and if any element is missing, it cannot be proved?
duty
breach of duty
injury/damages
causation
EXPECTORATE
to cough or SPIT out phlegm from the throat or lungs
Occurring every year.
Annual
Ex. The patient told the nurse that she had scheduled her annual mammogram, as she had been instructed.
the nephron consists of
renal corpuscle and the renal tubule
What is hypertension? What causes it?
Persistent blood pressure levels greater than 140/90. No known etiology.
dilate

When shining a light in the patient's eyes, the nurse looks to see if both pupils dilate in response to the light.
to enlarge or expand
Cease:
: come to an end, or bring to an end.
Protein must be resticted under what condtion?
Chronic renal failure CRF
what is breathing controlled by
the medulla oblongata and the pons
elevate
to move or raise to a higher place or position; lift up.
What are the S/S of Perirectal Mucocutaneous herpes simplex viral infections?
Severe pain, bleeding, rectal discharge, ulceration in the rectal area
What is the definition of Maslow's Love and Belonging?
Giving and receiving affection; companionship; and identification with a group
What six factors should the nurse iclud in assessing pain?
Location, intensity, comfort measures, quality, chronology, and subjective view of pain
Degree of viscosity; how thick or thin a fluid is.
Consistency
Ex. The respiratory therapist noticed that the mucus the patient was coughing was of a thin, watery consistency.
what r the 4 types of nerve tissue
peripheral, central, sensory, motor
How is Viral Hemorrhagic Fever transmitted?
Rodents/animal hosts as well as body fluids.
A tort is an act involving injury or damage to another (except 1_____ of contract) resulting in 2_____ liability (i.e. the victim can sue) instead of 3_____ liability (see crime).
1 breech
2 civil
3 criminal
To make a liquid less concentrated.
Dilute
Ex. So that the medication will be easier to swallow, the nurse uses fruit juice to dilute a foul tasting drug.
what does the autonomic nervous system do
controls reflexive functions of the brain. including fight or flight response and maintaining homeostasis
What are the S/S of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP)?
Fever, dry cough, dyspnea at rest, chills
To hold fast or stick together.
Adhere
Ex. The tape must adhere to the patient's skin to hold the bandage in place.
what does the hormone aldosterone do to blood pressure
promote retention of water in the kidneys and increase blood volume= increasing blood pressure
If the nurse is asked to perform a task for which he/she has not been prepared educationally or does not have the necessary experience the nurse should
Inform the physician, refuse the order, and arrange to have supervisor or other nurse perform it.
what is the process of the respiratory system
air goes throught the nose, thorugh the nasal cavity where it is warmed, throught the pharynx which is a duct for air and food, then the larynx which holds vocal cords. the traches divides into right and left bronchi on the wy into the bronchial tree and the lungs
What age is cancer of the larynx usually diagnosed? Is it more common in men or women?
55-70 years old. Men are affected 8 times more than women.
What position would you place a client with pneumonia in when assisting them to eat?
Raise head of the bed and position on the side, not on the back.
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