Laxatives & Antidiarrheal
Inhibit defecation reflex
Fail to respond to urge to defecate
What is constipation?
Factors contributing to constipation:
Lack of fiber
Lack of mobility
Lack of mobility of GI tract
Medications For PUD/GURD
PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE
Ulcers in esophagus, stomach, duodenum
Mechanism of injury:
Heliobacter pylori (H. pylori)
NSAIDS (prostaglandin inhibitors)
Protectants: (protectors in place to help from getting ulcers)
Introduction to Gastrointestinal Medications
What are the contents of each?
NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT PRODUCTS, VITAMINS, MINERALS-ELECTROLYTES
PEDS FINAL REVIEW
Sickle Cell Anemia
Severe hemolytic anemia resulting from the inheritance of the sickle
hemoglobin (HbS) gene, which causes a defective hemoglobin molecule
PATHO: the defective hemoglobin molecule assumes a sickle shape when
Health Assessment Exam 2 Review
Electrical conduction system
Step 1: SA Node Impulse Generator (Pacemaker)- The SA node is known a natural
pacemaker because it sets the pace of the heartbeat. It is where cardiac muscle
contraction begins, from an
III. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION CHECKLIST
_A. NEUROLOGICAL SYSTEM_
CRANIAL NERVE ASSESSMENT
1. Assesses Olfactory Nerve by asking client to close eyes
and identify familiar odor placed under open nostril (I).
Testing smell. Have patient smell a different sce
A. CARDIOVASCULAR FUNCTION
1. Assist client to semi-fowlers position.
2. Inspect for jugular venous pulse.
Head of the bed elevated 45 degrees, Stand at the clients right side and have him turn his/her head to the left.
Inspect the suprasternal notc
1. The prescriber has ordered octreotide (Sandostatin) 20 mg IM. octreotide (Sandostatin)
ampule is labeled 10mg in 1 milliliter. How many milliliters will the nurse withdraw from the
2. Vitamin K has been ordered 10 mg SQ now. The pharmacy delive
not a source of energy
RDA: recommended dietary allowance varies for each person
AI: adequate intake
UL: tolerable upper intake level: highest average daily intake that can be consumed by everyon
Pharmacology Power-point Questions
Chapter 1: Orientation to Pharmacology
1. A nurse is caring for a patient who has an infection. The healthcare provider has ordered an antimicrobial drug for the
patient. The nurse understands that which of the following
Chapter 10: Cultural Diversity & Values Transcultural Nursing in the Community
Culture in community settings
Cultural competence and related concepts
How culture affects health
Cultural health assessment
Chapter 11: Community Assessment
Components of a community assessment
Defining a community
Frameworks of community assessment
Different approaches to community assessment
Communities & Population
Community as patient
Chapter 24: Communication
Communication and Interpersonal Relationships
Nurses express caring by:
Becoming sensitive to self and others
Promoting and accepting expression of positive and negative feelings
Developing helping-trust relationships
NURSING PROCESS PAPERS: CONCEPT MAPPING
The Nursing Process: Assessment, Nursing Diagnosis, Goals, Interventions, and Evaluation. PREPARATION: ASSESSMENT PHASE. Using the Patient Profile Database gather clinical data: report from Clinical Professor a
PERFORMANCE EVALUATION CHECKLIST
Observes physical appearance and grooming.
Asks questions that elicit state of consciousness.
Tests client for immediate, recent, and remote memory.