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    Term:

    Physical dependence

    Definition:

    Need for increasing amounts to produce the desired effects Syndrome of withdrawal upon cessation

    • Chapter 14: Substance Use and Addictive Disorders
    • 105 terms
    • Vocabulary for Chapter 14: Substance Use and Addictive Disorders. Find, create, and access NURS-111, flashcards with Course Hero.
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    Complications of IV therapy and nursing actions for each?

    Definition:

    circulatory overload of iv solution (reduce FR and contact HCP), infiltration or extravasation (stop infusion, start in other extremity), phlebitis (stop infusion, start in other extremity), local infection (culture, clean, dressing, start new IV in other extremity), bleeding at site (Asses if IV is intact. Apply pressure dressing over site or stop and start new IV in other extremity). (P&P 910)

    • NURS-108 FINAL
    • 102 terms
    • Vocabulary for NURS-108 FINAL. Find, create, and access sleep disorder, Sleep apnea, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 66 terms

    Term:

    A fracture is a break or disruption in the continuity of a bone.

    Definition:

    a break or disruption in the continuity of a bone.

    • Chapter 54: Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Trauma
    • 66 terms
    • Vocabulary for Chapter 54: Care of Patients with Musculoskeletal Trauma. Find, create, and access NURS-111, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 56 terms

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    convection

    Definition:

    the transfer of heat away by air movement. A fan promotes heat loss through convection.

    • NURS-108 EXAM 1
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    • Vocabulary for NURS-108 EXAM 1. Find, create, and access Cardiology, pulse, normal pulse rate, normal pulse oximetry, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 39 terms

    Term:

    Anxiety is an emotional response to:

    Definition:

    The anticipation of danger. A stressor.

    • Chapter 18: Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
    • 39 terms
    • Vocabulary for Chapter 18: Anxiety, Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. Find, create, and access NURS-111 flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 33 terms

    Term:

    What is a seizure?

    Definition:

    An abnormal, sudden, excessive, uncontrolled electrical discharge of neurons within the brain; may result in alteration in consciousness, motor or sensory ability, and/or behavior.

    • Chapter 44: Seizures
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    • Vocabulary for Chapter 44: Seizures. Find, create, and access Seizure, Seizures, absence seizure, acute seizures, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 45 terms

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    Bipolar disorder:

    Definition:

    Characterized by mood swings from profound depression to extreme euphoria (mania), with intervening periods of normalcy. Delusions or hallucinations may or may not be part of clinical picture. Onset of symptoms may reflect seasonal pattern.

    • Chapter 17: Bipolar Disorder
    • 45 terms
    • Vocabulary for Chapter 17: Bipolar Disorder. Find, create, and access NURS-111, Adolescent Bipolar Foundation, flashcards with Course Hero.
  • 32 terms

    Term:

    What is Parkinson's disease?

    Definition:

    Progressive neurodegenerative disease that is the third most common neurologic disorder of older adults.

    • Chapter 44: Parkinson's and Alzheimer's
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    • Vocabulary for Chapter 44: Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. Find, create, and access Neurology, Parkinson, AD pt, AD pts, flashcards with Course Hero.

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