The thoracic cage consists of what four structures?
1. The Sternum
2. 12 Pairs of ribs
3. 12 Thoracic vertebrae
4. The Diaphragm, which forms the floor.
Which ribs are attached to the sternum via their costal cartilages?
Which ribs are
Musculoskeletal System Notes
Any break in bone continuity from direct force, torsion, (twisting), or disease
Risk Factors: old age; active sports; accidents; osteoporosis, bone cancer, phys abuse
old term was a simple fx:
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DEPARTMENT OF NURSING
NUR 113 NURSING CARE PLAN
Students Name: _
Patients Initials: _ Rm#: _
Date of Patient Care: _
Admitting Diagnosis: _
Date Paper Submitted: _
Pre-embryonic-1st 2 weeks after conception
Embryonic Period-weeks 3-8
Fetal Period begins at 9 weeks
Time between conception and birth
Gestational age from 1st day
1. Examination of a patient in a supine position reveals jugular veins from the base of the neck to the angle of the jaw. This finding
decreased venous return.
increased central venous pressure.
increased pulmonary artery
Assessing Lung Sounds
(3) Normal Breath Sounds
Bronchial breath sounds: loud, harsh and high pitched. Heard over the trachea, bronchibetween clavicles and midsternum, and
over main bronchus.
Bronchovesicular breath sounds: blowing sounds, moderate intensi
DRUG NAME: acetaminophen
Classification: Nonnarcotic analgesic, antipyretic, analgesic
Indication/use: Treatment of mild fever, pain
Contraindications: Severe hepatic impairment, active liver disease. Use cautiously in pts with alcohol
abuse, hepatic dise
Red Blood Cells (RBC): Normal: male = 4.7- 6.1 female = 4.2- 5.4
If low anemic
If high inc risk of bld clotting (stroke, MI)
- Normal: male = 14-18 g/dl female = 12-16 g/dl
- A direct measure of oxygen carrying capac
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Pneumonics for NUR 113
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BODY DEFENSE, MOBILITY