HESI ADVANCED CLINICAL CONCEPTS
ARDS is an unexpected, catastrophic pulmonary complication
occurring in a person with no previous pulmonary problems.
The mortality rate is high (50%)
In ARDS, a common laboratory finding is lowered PO2.
However, these clie
Assessment of the Respiratory System
All cells in the body need oxygen and the availability of this oxygen
depends on the respiratory system. Oxygen travels to the left atrium and
then the left ventricle, which shoots that O2 by oxygenated blood/
55 - Overview of the Gastrointestinal System
The GI system includes the GI tract (alimentary canal), consisting of the
mouth, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, and the rectum.
The salivary glands, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas also provid
This chapter focuses on the nurses role in caring for patients with liver
problems. The liver is the largest and one of the most vital internal organs,
performing more than 400 functions and affecting every system in the
body. When the liver is diseased o
1. Describe the foods you ate at school during the Kindergarten through grade 12 and how your food
habits changed over time.
When I was younger, the foods I ate were mostly chicken nuggets and candy. I did not like vegetables
until my middle school years
In a new study, scientists have found new links of eating seafood and how it effects the brain.
Seafood is a major source of mercury, which scientists have always thought caused da
Lacey Act of 1900
The Lacey Act was the first federal law that protected wildlife. The act enforces civil and criminal
penalties for the illegal trade of animals. The initial motivation to create the Lacy Act was the
preservation of animals and wild birds
Endangered Species Act of 1973
The purpose of this act is to protect animals and the ecosystems that they depend on. The act is
administered by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric