Legal Aspects, Ethical & Teaching
NUR 208 Quiz 5
Safe and Effective Care Environment
Nursing care that enhances care delivery setting to protect clients and HCP
Advance directives, client rights, confidentiality/information securi
Diseases of Renal Function
o Urinary Tract Infections
Infection or inflammation at any site in the urinary tract.
Most common infectious agent is Escherichia coli (85%)
Risks for UTI
o Kidney stones
Assessment Techniques & The Clinical Setting
Approach the patient from the right side and ask permission before touching. Explain what you are
going to do first!
Inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation
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NUR 226 Patho/Pharm
Risk Factors- age, heredity, race (African Americans-higher), sex(women have more), prior CVA or TIA
Causes- Narrowing of a blood vessel, Blood clot within an artery of the brain, Thromboembolism which
- Pacemaker of the heart
Flow of Blood through heart: (Very ripe tangerines rarely peel perfectly lungs)
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- Deoxygenated blood
- Vena cava
- Right atrium
- Tricuspid valve
- Right ventricle
- Pulmonary valve
Heart and Neck Assessment
Cardiovascular System Surface Landmarks
Precordium: area of the anterior chest which overlaying the heart
Mediastinum: the middle section of the thoracic cavity containing esophagus, trachea,
heart and great vessels
o Hypersensitivity disorders
o Autoimmune diseases
o Immunodeficiency disorders
Pharmacotherapy for Immune Disorders
o Hepatitis B vaccine
o Immune Globulin Preparations
o Interferon alfa-2b (Intron-A)
The central concepts of the discipline of nursing are person, environment, health, and nursing.
Nightingales Environmental Theory
Person - Recipient of nursing care (patient)
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Flu Shot Questions
1. Can a pregnant female receive the flu vaccine?
Yes, pregnant female should receive flu vaccine to protect themselves from flu viruses.
2. What are contraindications to the flu vaccine?
Infants younger than 6 months old.