Immunologic Disease (CH. 7)
Blood Transfusion Reactions
o Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Cardiovascular System (CH. 12)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cerebellar = physical
Cerebrum = brain
Words ending in (esia) = numbness, paralysis, tingling
Assessment (in lab)
o General approach
o Assess mental status first
o Physical appearance and behavior
Antibiotics, Antifungals, and Antivirals
Aerobic bacteria that can survive only in the presence of oxygen
Anaerobic bacteria that can survive without oxygen
Anaphylaxis severe allergic reaction that may be fatal
Antibody substance produced in th
Alopecia hair loss
Antineoplastic drug that interferes with malignant cell replication or
Benign referring to a well-defined tumor that is contained and will not
spread to other parts of the body
Cell the basic
Drugs for the Pediatric Patient
Childhood the period of life extending from infancy to puberty
Dead space space that allows fluid to remain in a syringe and needle after
the plunger is completely pushed forward
Infancy the period extending from
A nurse is required to administer an enema to an infant. Which should the nurse do
when administering an enema?
o Provide a tap water enema
o Use strong pressure to squeeze the container
o Give a warm disposable enema
o Use a rubber-tipped bulb syringe.
Chapter 24 The Immune system.
1) Antigens and Antibodies
a) Antigen (Ag) is any foreign substance or molecule entering the body that stimulates an
immune response (the activity of B or T lymphocytes).
i) Mostly large protein molecules found on surface of
Nursing Care of Patients with HIV Disease and Aids
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: Suppression or deficiency of the cellular immune
response, acquiring by exposure to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Cytomegalovirus: Species-specific h
Cardiac conduction system
To verify heart muscle contraction and subsequent pumping of blood assess the
patients BP and apical and peripheral pulses.
Sinoatrial (SA) node
o Located in upper posterior wall of the right atrium
o Pacemaker of the heart bc
Immune System Function, Assessment, and Therapeutic Measures.
Active immunity: Acquired immunity attributable or of immune lymphoid cells formed in
response to antigenic stimulus.
Anaphylactic shock: Systemic reaction that produces life-threatening change
Identify one or more choices that best complete the statement or answer the question.
The nurse is preparing to measure a patient for orthostatic hypotension. Which action should the nurse
Understanding Medical Surgical Nursing Chapter 21
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0 = what pulse
1+ = what pulse
2+ = what pulse
3+ = what pulse
Introduction to Fundamental Pediatrics Unit II
Rosdahl: Chapters #71 74
Gauwitz: Chapter #20
Unit IX: Pediatric Nursing: Chapters #71 74
Fundamentals of Pediatric Nursing Chapter #71
Circumoral cyanosis darkening of skin color, particularly around the eye
Hematologic and Lymphatic System and Disorders and Cancer Unit
Adolescence Rosdahl: Chapter 11
adolescence time between pubertys onset and cessation of physical
growth, ages 11 19.
menarche establishment of menstruation; the first menses.
The nurse notes that the mouth of the client with AIDS bleeds after he brushes his teeth. Which alternative is most
appropriate for oral care at this time?
The nurse assists the client who has mouth ulcer
Chapter 40 Upper Respiratory
The diameter of the airways are dilated when sympathetic nervous system is stimulated by epinephrine. This
results in bronchodilation. The diameter of the airways close when the parasympathetic nervous system is
NUR 322 Stephens
January 16, 2014
S: Patient cc: I have not been able to sleep. Patient expressed concerns for her
husband, Bob who is having relational affairs with the nursing staff, and that
she feels very alone and uninterested
NUR 322 Stephens
February 6, 2014
S: Patient cc: I took too much medicine. Patient was referred from the ER after
she was taken to her local mental health center by her family because she had
been refusing to take her blood pressure
3) It should be at the top of the nurses list. Understanding patients family needs as well as the
patient is essential for care giving. Families do not always know the choices of care once the
patient is discharg
What is the evidence-based definition of concussion?
According to the 2013 consensus statement on concussion in sport, concussion is abraininjury
What other questions might you want to ask Marie (Please include your reason for asking
How long have you been experiencing a lack of energy? Was the onset sudden or
gradual? Reason: A gradual onset of fatigue is often associated with hy
What screening test does this gentleman need?
Smoking Older adults should be questioned about smoking and counseled on how to
quit smoking if they currently smoke. Rates of smoking and tobacco use are lower for
adults over age 65 than for younger individ
What do you tell the parents about the chances of autism from the MMR vaccine?
I would reassure the mother that there is no evidence that supports correlation between the MMR
vaccine and autism. Research to prove or disprove a possible relationship betwee
What is your differential dx?
Acute Pyelonephritis (most likely diagnosis)
Pertinent Positives: fever, CVA tenderness, lower abdominal pain, nausea, trace occult
blood in UA, positive leukocytes and nitrites in urine analysis, pyuria (WBCs too
Today your pt is an elderly Hispanic male, 70 years of age. He still works as a landscaper but
only part time now. He has had limited health care in the past. He is coming in today because he
has not felt well for several months. He has been waking at nig
Should the information be obtained if no treatment or intervention exists?
What is your opinion?
In light of the fact that ethical decision-making varies within the context of situation, I would
argue that the information obtained from genetic testing, re
Are there any concerns that you have for Carol at this time?
Yes, I am concerned that Carol has sustained a traumatic brain injury, more specifically, a
closed/blunt traumatic brain injury due to the fact that she hit her head on the hard surface of the
What is the most likely differential diagnosis and why?
Pertinent positives: funny feeling when I pee, +WBCs, 1cm round mobile inguinal
lymph node, clear mucoid discharge, & sexually active without the use of condoms
(Rodway & McCan
What is your differential?
Pertinent positives: right testicle is enlarged, erythematous, and appears tender to the
touch, no noticeable difference in agitation when elevated, left testicle appears normal,
elevated HR and RR, possible
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