Clinical group #5
Today, I was able to observe quite a few surgeries much to my delight. The first
surgery I was able to watch was a hernia repair. In this type of surgery, the surgeon uses a
small piece of mesh
1. What is homeostasis and what mechanisms are in place to help keep homeostasis in the body?
a. To keep conditions as close to normal as possible. Healthy body function continually
striving to achieve.
b. Amount of water and elect
For Hypertension and Vascular Disease
1. List 4 nonmodifiable risk factors for heart and /or vascular disease.
c. Ethnic Origin
d. Family History
2. List 5 modifiable risk factors for heart and /or vascular disease
Newborn Physical Assessment (Video)
Shape, fontanels and sutures, bruise or broken skin, hair, molding, trauma
Able to open, symmetrical, orbits present
Balsam Peru/ Castor Oil:
Classification: therapeutic- debriding, healing agent
Action: increases circulation in the wound site area and has a mildly bactericidal action.
Metabolism and excretion: N/A
Contraindications/precautions: Do not apply
With the respiratory therapist, I was able to observe several breathing treatments
and also a trauma. We went to several floors in the hospital to give breathing treatments
to all of Mrs. Melissas patients. While seei
Stages of Growth and Development
Germinal <2 weeks
Embryonic 2-18 weeks
Fetal 8-40 weeks
Neonatal <28 days
Infancy 1-12 months
Toddler 1-3 years
Preschool 3-6 years
6-11 or 12 years
What is a bowel obstruction?
A bowel obstruction happens when either your small or large intestine is partly or completely
blocked. The blockage prevents food, fluids, and gas from moving through the intestines in the
normal way. The blockage may cause se