Med Surg Final
Chapters 30, 31, 32, 33, 38, 40, 42, 44, 45, 46, 47, 49, 51
Care of patients requiring oxygen therapy
1) Conditions such as heart failure, sepsis, fever, some poisons and decreased hemoglobin levels
can affect oxygen levels.
1. Which statement is true about rehab and restorative care for older adults?
a. The purpose is to regain specific abilities lost because of a condition.
b. Rehabilitation consists primarily of regular physical therapy sessions.
c. A person ca
Maternity Exam 2
A primigravida asks the nurse about signs she can look for that would
indicate that the onset of labor is getting closer. The nurse should describe:
A) weight gain of 1 to 3 lbs.
C) fatigue and lethargy.
D) bloody show.
HESI Case Study: Postpartum
Prior to discontinuing the IV Pitocin (oxytocin), which assessment is most
important for the nurse to obtain?
A. Vital signs.
B. Vaginal discharge.
C. Uterine firmness.
D. Oral intake
What is the priority nursing diagnosis for
Excessive activity of thyroid gland,
resulting in an elevated level of
circulating thyroid hormone.
Graves disease, Goiter
Graves' Disease is a Autoimmune
A patient having weight loss,
exophthalmos, T3 & T4 el
Understanding Acid Base
Understanding blood gases and acid base can be tricky for most students to get the
hang of, but once you've got it, you've got it!
There are many tips and strategies to help you, from mnemonics, to charts, to lectures,
The integumentary system comprises the skin, hair, and nails. Although we seldom think of the skin as
an organ, it is the largest and one of the most complex organs of the body. Composed of three layers
epidermis, dermis, and subcu
Care of the Client with Sensory Disorders
Most of us will agree that the abilities to see, hear, taste, perceive touch, and smell are
pretty important. Without the ability to smell, food would have little, if any, taste. The sense
of touch lets us know wh
Disaster versus Emergency Department
Triage Categories - Disaster
Immediate- Life-threatening but survivable with minimal interventionPriority 1
Delayed- Significant injuries, require care but can wait without threat
to life or limb- Prio
Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Anaphylaxis
Updated: February, 2013
DIAGNOSIS OF SEVERE
Initiate on arrival
-Skin or mucosal (hives, pruritus, ora
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