Chapter 1: Page 4-22- Nursing and Nursing Roles
Reprocity: is when a nurse applies to get license in another state.
Nurses prevent illness by teaching and personal education.
National league of nursing: organization that everyone can join
Drug Name: Cipro, Cipro XR, Proquin
anti-infectives, infections due to susceptible microorganisms, postexposure tx of
inhalational anthrax, tx & prophylaxis of plague
Normal Dosage: 250-750 mg orally q12h; 200-400 mg IV q12hr
Trade Drug: Paxil, Paxil CR
Therapeutic classification: antidepressant
Action Thought to be linked to drug's inhibition of CNS neuronal uptake of serotonin.
Suspension: 10 mg/5 ml Tablets: 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 m
Labs of thyroid
hypothyroidism thyroid preparations radioactive iodine T3 and T4 levels thyroid crisis hyperparathyroidism
Thyroid and parathyroid disorders the thyroid gland plays a
1. BP is regulated through fluid volume maintenance and release of the hormone renin from the
2. Polyuria: production of abnormally large volumes of dilute urine.
Oliguria: the production of abnormally small amounts of urine.
Anuria: failure of t
Trade Drug: Teveten
Therapeutic classification: antihypertensive
Tablets: 400 mg,
Indications and Dosages
Hypertension (alone or with other antihypertensives)
Adults: Initially, 600 mg P.O. daily. Dosage ranges from 400
Chapter 66: Neurologic Dysfunction (ICP, Surgery, Seizures, Headache)
1. Altered LOC (Nursing Processpg. 1938)
Patient is not oriented, does not follow commands, or needs persistent stimuli to achieve a state
of alertness; level of responsiveness and cons
Chapter 69: Neurologic Infections, Autoimmune Disorders, and Cranial Nerve
1. Infectious Neurologic Disorders
a. Meningitis: inflammation of the meninges, which cover and protect the brain and spinal cord. The
three major causes of meningitis ar