causes include conditions that cause
direct damage to the renal tissue,
resulting in impaired nephron function.
Acute tubular necrosis accounts for most
cases of intrarenal failure.
Acute kidney injury (AKI)
causes involve mechanical obstru
Chapter 32- Hypertension
The force exerted by the blood against the walls of the blood vessel
Less than 120/ 80
Greater than 160/100
Amount of resis
Heart: Mechanical System
Systole, contraction of the heart muscle, results in ejection of blood from the ventricles.
Relaxation of the heart muscle, diastole, allows for filling of the ventricles
Cardiac output (CO), the amount of blood pumped
Chapter 31- Assessment of Cardiovascular System Notes (Part 1)
Heart: Structure and function
Main function is to pump blood to all organs and tissues of the body
Located within the thorax between the lungs, in the mediastinal space that separates
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Sample Problems for Continuous I.V. Heparin Drip Calculations Lisopoc
12. The physician writes an order for heparin 900 units/hr. The label on the I.V. bag reads: Heparin 3 01m
10,000 units in 500 mL D5W. How many mL/hr will deliver t
Study Guide Chapters: 15-17
Know different types of infections: localized, disseminated and systemic
Difference between bacteria and fungi
Table 15-1 p.227 know bacteriaand diseases caused by the bacteria
Table 15-2 p.227 virus and disease
How many mL does a bottle of medication contain if the bottle contains 90 drams?
3.7 mL x 90 = 333 mL
Remember there are 3.7 mL in each dram
Answer: 333 mL
You have 30 g of a drug in 500 mL of solution. What is the percent of the soluti
HEAD TO TOE ASSESSMENT STEP BY STEP
1. Foam, knock on the patient door
2. As you are walking in introduce yourself and ask for the patients name and birthdate
3. Once you have established you have the correct patient, begin to explain what you will be doi
are the second most
disease and the most
infection in women.
menopause, habitual delay of
and sexual intercourse. An
are the second most common
bacterial disease and the
most common bacterial
infection in women.
include pregnancy, menopause, habitual
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Pharm management of hypertension from registerednursern: https:/www.youtube.com/watch?
1. Thiazide diuretic
o Remove water and sodium from kidneys
o Waste potassium
o HCTZ, Chlorothiazide, iazide meds
o DO NOT USE in pa