Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by a relative lack of insulin or absence of
hormone that is necessary for glucose metabolism.
Associated with the long-term damage and failure of the eyes, kidneys, nerves, heart, and
Usually before week 20 of gestation. Stillbirth is fetus born after 20 th week
The most common cause for first-trimester abortions is fetal genetic abnormalities,
usually unrelated to the mother.
Maternal disease in the second trimest
Signs and symptoms
Teaching/ Problems in Birth
vulvar itching and a
Chapter 36 Nutrition
Anorexia: Patients with a lack of appetite.
Anorexia Nervosa: an eating disorder characterized by extreme weight loss, muscle
wasting, refusal to eat, and bizarre eating habits.
Anthropometric: measurements and
Chapter 33 Activity
-The framework of bones, joints between them, and cartilage that protests organs
-Supports Soft tissue
-Protects crucial components of the body (brain, heart, lungs)
- Provides storage of minerals and fat
Chapter 39 Key terms
Adventitious: abnormal lung sounds, characterized by discontinuous or continuous
Alveoli: small air sacs. Sites for gas exchange.
Atelectasis: prevents pressure changes and the exchange of gas by diffusion in the lungs.
Atria: The upp
Chapter 45 Sexuality Outline
Sexuality: The degree to which a person exhibits and experiences maleness or
femaleness physically, emotionally and mentally.
- the integration of the somatic, emotional, intellectual, and social aspects of sexua
Chapter 34 Rest and Sleep
Stages of Sleep:
Analyzed with EEG receives and records electrical waves in the brain
EOG records eye movement
EMG records muscle tone.
Sleep is affected by many factors such as: Smoking, Moods, Sleep Routines and Meds.
Chapter 45 Sexuality
Abstinence: not having sex.
Biologic Sex: term used to denote chromosomal sexual development. Male(XX)
Bisexual: Sexuality with both genders.
Contraception: a process or technique for preventing pregnancy by mean
Components and Conditions:
Sensory Reception: The process of receiving data about the external or internal
environment through the senses.
Tactile: touch- includes backrubb
Chapter 33 Key Terms activity
Active Exercise: the patient independently moves joints through their full range of
Ankylosis: abnormal stiffening and immobility of a joint due to fusion of a bone.
Atrophy: Decrease in the size of body st
Class 10 Chapter 34 Key terms
Circadian rhythm: complete a full 24hour cycle.
Delta sleep: Deep state-of-sleep or slow wave sleep. Occur during stage III and IV of
Dyssomnias: Sleep disorders characterized by insomnia or excessive sleepiness.
Class 11/ Chapter 29
Absorption: The process by which a drug is transferred from its entry site into the body
to the bloodstream.
Adverse Drug Effect: Undesirable effects other than the intended therapeutic effect.
Allergic Effect: an immune sys
Chapter 29 Class 11
Pharmacology: The study of how a drug or medication affects the bodys function.
Generic Name: identifies the drugs active ingredient and is the name that is given by the
manufacturer that made it. (ex. Ace
Class 12 Chapter 32
Skin Integrity Key Terms
Bandage: strips of cloth, gauze, or elasticized material used to wrap a body part.
Debridement: Removal of devitalized tissue and foreign material.
Dehiscence: one of the most serious postoperative wound compli
Class 12 Chapter 32
Skin integrity and Wound Care
Anatomy and Physiology of the Integumentary system
-Largest organ of the body
-Includes glands of the skin, hair and nails.
- Essential for maintaining life
Epidermis: the top layer or the outermost portio
SELF CONCEPT Chapter 41
Self-concept: The mental image or picture of self, has the power to either encourage or
thwart personal growth.
Self-Esteem: The need to feel good about oneself and to believe that others hold one in
Chapter 36 Summary Nutrition
Principles of Nutrition
Nutrition: The study of how food nourishes the body. The study of nutrients and
how they are handled in the body as well as the impact of human behavior and
environment on the process of nourishment.
Class 19 Medications
Class: Antianxiety Agents
Used: Sedation, Hypnotics, Minor Tranquilizer. This is a drug used for the treatment of
anxiety, and its related psychological and physical symptoms. Anxiolytics have been
shown to be useful in th
DAVIS DRUG GUIDE CLASS 8
ANTI Bacterial (PENICILLINS)
General Use: Treatment and prophylaxis of various bacterial infections.
General Action: Kills bacteria or inhibit the growth of bacteria. NOT active against
Implementation: Most anti-inf
Class 15 Medications
Indication: Manage mild to moderate pain. Can be used as an antitussive in small
Allergy, cold and cough remedies, antitussives, opioid analgesic
Class 10/11 Medications
Azelastine (astelin), cetirizine (zyretc), diphenhyframine (Benadryl)
Use: Relieve symptoms of allergies including rhinitis, uticaria, and angioedema.
Some are used to treat motion sickness, insomnia, and Parkinson-l
Bulk-Forming Laxative (Metamucil)
Action: Causes stool to absorb water and swell, which stimulates peristalsis.
Advantage: usually acts within 24 hours
-May interfere with absorption of calcium iron, and certain drugs.
-Should not be given to bed
Category: Action or gastrointestinal smooth muscle
-Increases smooth muscle tone
-Decease GI motility.
-Diminishes GI secretions
-May be addictive due to morphine content.
-May cause drowsiness and
Chapter 37 Urinary Elimination
Anatomy and Physiology
Kidneys and Ureters
-One of the most significant functions of the kidneys is to help maintain the
composition and volume of body fluids.
-About once every 30 minutes, the bodys total blood volume passe
Chapter 37 Urinary Elimination
Autonomic Bladder: People whose bladders are no longer controlled by the brain
because of injury or disease void by reflexes.
Bacteriuria: Bacteria in the Urine.
Enuresis: Continued incontinence of urine past the