Nursing Final 3 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
-megaly
enlargement
adf
asdf
culd/o
cul-de-sac
brachy-
short
peri-
surrounding
-stalsis
contraction
LoxitaneMobanTrilafon
TypicalModerate Potency
DIPLOPIA
DOUBLE VISION
-clast
to break
-lysis
separation; destruction; loosening
eupnea
easy, free respiration
1 oz
2 tbsp
-ectasia
dilation; dilatation; widening
BRADYPNEA
LOW RESPIRATORY RATE
Prolixin
Typical20 mg/dayNeuroleptic Malignant SyndromeExtrapyramidal Side Effects
Lumen
channel within a tube
autonomy is:
right to choose
dys-
bad; painful; difficult; abnormal
Atelectasis Assessments
Assessments1.Decrease pulse OX 2.Decreases Breath sounds
Prostate may cause
pain with urination
hypervigilant
increased alertness or being watchful
ESTROPIA
MARKED TURNING INWARD OF EYES
t-cells are lymphocytes grown where?
thymus
fung/i
fungus; mushroom (organism lacking chlorophyll)
Muscle tone
state of slight contraction.Muscles are always prepared to move, this is also regulated by the cerbellum of the brain.Muscle fibers need the energy of ATP(adenosine triphosphate)in order to contract.
traditional heart-lung
2 Definitions of death:-irreversible cessation of spontaneous respiration & circulation
 
LDR
 
labor, delivery, recovery all done in the same room w/ the same nurses. mom then moves into postpartum unit, infant to nursery or rooming in
RESPIRATION
Gas exchange between the atmosphere air in the alveoli and blood in the capillaries.
experimental reserach
researchers actively introduce an intervention or treatment
Controlled trial
quantitiative
Function of small intestine
Digestion and absorption
Conceptual model
deals with abstractions (concepts) that are assembled because of their relevance to a common theme
SEEKING CLARIFICATION
IM NOT SURE I FOLLOW
the observable behavior of the charactersitics of objects or events
indicant
normal in children? inspiration increases?
expiration decreases?
sinus arrhythmia
schizophrenia
a severe mental disorder characterized by some, but not necessarily all, of the following features: emotional blunting, intellectual deterioration, social isolation, disorganized speech and behavior, delusions, and hallucinations.
thyrotropin
what is TSH released in response to
Complex Partial Seizure
Alteration in consciousness  with motionless stare, oral-alimentary (lip-smacking, chewing) hand or gesture (picking at clothes) aggressive behavior, verbal outbreaks.
Civil litigation
A lawsuit in a civil court.
Myasthenia Gravis- Triggers
Infection, stress, fatigue, cathartics )habitual use of laxatives) Heat- sauna, hottubs, sunbathing)
Civil action  
 deals with the relationship between individuals in society
poverty of content
answers questions with limited information
What temp should tube feeding be given?
Room
QT interval
total time required for ventricular depolarization to repolarization. 0.38 - 0.42 seconds
Cluster sampling
a successive random sampling of units
Hegar's sign
Softening of isthmus of the uterus.
what is severe hypothermia?
below 82.4 or 28
what fremitus is palpable with thick bronchial secretions?
rhonchal
enuresis
lack of control of urination, esp. during sleep; bed-wetting; urinary incontinence.
What is s/s multiple sclerosis?
Vague symptoms initiallyMuscle weakness to paralysis of the limbsNumbness, tingling Diplopia, blurred vision, patchy blindness (scotoma)Nystagmus, ataxia, dysarthria, dysphagiaSpastic bladderFlaccid BladderSexual dysfunction
Causes of Rheumatic Fever
Untreated strep with inflammatory involvement in the heart and joints
Closed posture
Is a more formal, distant stance, generally with the arms and possibly the legs, tightly crossed and can even be percieved as disinterested,coldness, and even nonacceptance. 
Allogenic BMT
BMT from all others (except identical twin)
related or unrelated
Informed consent 
a client's agreement to accept a course of treatment or a procedure after receiving complete information, including the risks of treatment and facts relating to it, from the physician
Peptic ulcer disease
S/S:Gastric: pain 1-2 hours after meals, burning sensation, food worsens pain, rarely occurs at nightDuodenal: Pain occurs later after eating, back pain, episodic-goes away and comes back every couple weeks, happens at nightComplications: G-more common to perforate; obstruction; h. pyloriDX: endoscopy, test for h. pylori, check H&H for bleedingTX: carafate, PPI, H2 blockers, flagyl for h.pylori; bland diet, 6 small meals/day, no alcohol, spicy foods, carbonated beverages
What clietn teachings/nursing interventions are involved with clients taking direct-acting arteriolar vasodilators?
monitor for edema, palpitations, increase in HR, HA
Distribution
Process by which a drug passes from the circulation of the blood and lymphatic system across cell membranes to a specified tissue
Consecutive sampling
involves recruiting all of the people from an accessible population who meet the eligibility criteria over a specific time interval, or for a specified sample size
friction rub
grating or scratching as the inflamed pleura rubs
what factors influence body temp?
developmental level, environmental temp, hormones, exercise, emotions and stress, circadian rhythm
PTSD takes a bit longer to emerge (_______)
delayed
delusion
a fixed false belief that is resistant to reason or confrontation with actual fact:
SULFAdiazin and SULFAsoxazole (MicroSULFon) and (SULFazole) respectively are
SULFONAMIDESTHey are for UTIs, OTITIS MEDIA, vag infections and burns
The salts contained in the plasma are?
1.Sodium (Na+)
 
2.Calcium (Ca+)
 
3.Potassium (K+)
 
4.Magnesium (Mg++)
A client with antisocial personality disorder is admitted for psychological testing. The client reports running away from home and parents on two occasions after setting the house on fire. Which reflects the priority nursing intervention?
Discuss alternatives to pyromania.Exploring with the client alternative ways of handling frustration is a nursing priority.
WHAT IS THE NURSING CARE FOR HYPERLIPIDEMIA?
SAME AS TREATMENT
What are Positive Symptoms of Schizophrenia?
1. Disorganized, incomprehensible language2. Delusions3. Hallucinations4. Grossly disorganized and catatonic behavior
surgical aspesis
includes methods to keep an area or object free of all microorganisms
vital signs in a hospital are usually taken every
4-8 hours
parenteral
taken into the body in a manner other than through the digestive canal.
Cortisone acetate (Cortone Acetate)
used to treat Addison's dis. (adrenal hypo-secretion aka adrenocortical insufficiency)steroid can cause hyperglycemia, hypertension, edema. Nursing In.Important taper to prevent rebound effect
Public law 
refers to the body of law that deals with relationships between individuals and the government and governmental agencies
upper gi arterial bleed
s/s vomit profusely, stark red blood, b/p drop
50% of seizures are ...
unclassified - not in any category
Nursing Profession

What is the NLN?
Nursing organization open to anyone interested in the field
Provides voluntary accredidation for educational programs in nursing
Sponsors continuing Ed credits
Primary source of research data about nursing education
What is the major SE of Corticosteroid Therapy... and What is it's treatment?
ThrushTx = Anti-fungal Agent
WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF RSV?
spread by direct contact with respiratory secretions, usually contaminated hands to the mucous membranes(eyes, mouth & nose). RSV can survive for more than six hours on counter tops, tissues, & soap bars.
What are some reasons for doing a lumbar puncture/spinal tap?
CSF examinationmeasurement of pressureinject medication or anesthesiawithdraw fluidto inject dye or aircontraindicated w/ inc. ICP
What tests are used to monitor Coumadin and what are normal value
(((PT &**INR**)))..2.0 to 3.0 Question ranges Higher the 3.5
If An Obstruction Occurs in the Feeding Tube
the nurse is to consult physician
you might get a false high blood pressure if
your cuff is too small
What is the  purpose for Outcome Identification?
 
What are the activities for Outcome Identification?
 
What are goals of Outcome Identification?
Purpose: to assist in planning client care that is individualized, realistic, measurable, and which promotes patient participation and involvement of support people.
 
Activities: 1) priority setting (Maslow's Hierarchy)
2) Setting goals/outcomes
 
Goals: overall direction or end result of care.; may be long or short term.
 
Where is small saphenous vein located?
Runs down back of leg in the middle
What is a good way to remember the areas to auscultate of the heart?
APT M and sometimes APE TM
the left valve is best heard in what area of chest?
1 to 2 cm right of left breast
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