Special Senses, Pain and Sleep Lecture Notes
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Merideth Sellars, M.S.
A. Types of Receptors
Receptors are classified by the ways in which they receive stimuli. We discussed the concept of afferent
or sensory rec
Organization ethics mission statement and mission values of the organization.
Professional Ethics - The relationship between the patient and the nurse is, first and foremost,
an ethical one.
Professional ethics refers to the ethical standards and e
An infection is the invasion of a susceptible host (e.g., human being) by
pathogens or microorganisms, resulting in disease.
Colonization is the presence and growth of microorganisms within a host
but without tissue invasion or damage.
Older adults - Ageism, which is discrimination against people because of
Aging does not automatically lead to disability and dependence. Most older
adults are active and involved members of their communities. Most older
adults live in noni
Fluid and Electrolytes 1872
The body is always wanting to get back to homeostasis, balance
Water Content of the Body
Water accounts for about 50% - 60% of body weight in the adult
Lean body mass has a higher percentage of water, while adipose tissue has l
Nurses Practice Acts - describe and define the legal boundaries of nursing
practice within each state. The Nurse Practice Act of each state defines the
scope of nursing practice and expanded nursing roles, sets education
requirements for nurses, and
(Lilley Ch. 37)
The beta-adrenergic agonists are a group of drugs that are commonly used during
the acute phase of an asthmatic attack to quickly reduce airway constriction and
restore airflow to normal. They rel
Definition - "state or quality of being mobile or movable."
Mobility is required for optimal health and required the functions through the
musculoskeletal and nervous systems.
Mobility is referred to purposeful physical movement, including gross
Health disparities is described as by healthy people 2020 as "a particular
type of health difference that is closely linked with social, economic, and/or
People in marginalized groups are more likely to have
Documentation and Informatics
Nursing documentation must be accurate and comprehensive. Effective documentation helps
ensure continuity of care, saves time, and minimizes the risk of errors.
Purposes of the Medical Record
o The record is the
Chapter 14: Care of the Patient with a Neurologic Disorder
1. What are the two divisions of the nervous system?
a. Somatic and the autonomic
b. Cerebellum and the brainstem
c. Medulla oblongata and the diencephalon
d. Central and the perip
Chapter 10: Care of the Patient with a Urinary Disorder
1. What is the hormone from the posterior pituitary gland that influences the amount of water
that is eliminated with the urine?
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
Chapter 7: Care of the Patient with a Blood or Lymphatic Disorder
1. What is the process by which certain cells engulf and digest microorganisms and cellular
Chapter 3: Care of the Patient with an Integumentary Disorder
1. What should the nurse do when administering a therapeutic bath to a patient who has severe
Use Burows solution to help promote healing
Rub the skin briskly to decre
Chapter 13: Care of the Patient with a Sensory Disorder
1. The nurse is aware that the patient has 20/40 vision. This means that the patient can see at 20
feet what the normal eye can see at _ feet.
Chapter 8: Care of the Patient with a Cardiovascular or a Peripheral Vascular Disorder
1. The nurse is aware that the muscle layer of the heart, which is responsible for the hearts
contraction, is the:
Chapter 6: Care of the Patient with a Gallbladder, Liver, Biliary Tract, or Exocrine
1. The nurse clarifies that unconjugated bilirubin, which is made up of broken-down red cells, is:
a. stored in the gallbladder to mak
Chapter 16: Care of the Patient with HIV/AIDS
1. When assigned to a newly admitted patient with AIDS, the nurse says, Im pregnant. It is not
safe for me or my baby if I am assigned to his case. Which is the most appropriate response
Chapter 5: Care of the Patient with a Gastrointestinal Disorder
1. The nurse clarifies that the end product of carbohydrate metabolism is absorbed and put into
the blood stream by the:
gastric lining of the stomach.
villi of the small inte
Chapter 17: Care of the Patient with Cancer
1. A patient has developed stomatitis from chemotherapy. What should the appropriate
intervention for this condition include?
Instruction in the following of a liquid diet
Using a commercial mout
Chapter 2: Care of the Surgical Patient
1. The patient who had a nephrectomy yesterday has not used the patient-controlled analgesia
(PCA) delivery system but admits to being in pain but fearful of addiction. What is the nurses
Chapter 15: Care of the Patient with an Immune Disorder
1. Which of the following is an example of immunocompetence?
a. A child that is immune to measles because of an inoculation
b. A person who has seasonal allergies every fall
c. When t
Chapter 12: Care of the Patient with a Reproductive Disorder
1. Which condition would prevent the use of a vaginal hysterectomy?
a. A woman with more than four pregnancies
b. Large uterine fibroids
c. Menorrhagia for over 6 months
Chapter 4: Care of the Patient with a Musculoskeletal Disorder
1. What is the movement of an extremity away from the midline of the body called?
Abduction is movement of an extremity
Chapter 1: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
1. The anatomic term _ means toward the midline.
The term medial indicates an anatomic direction toward the midline.
DIF: Cognitive Leve
Personality traits- characteristics which an individual is born with or develops early in life.
These influence the way in which we perceive and relate to our environment.
Personality disorders- when personality traits become rigid a
Delirium & Dementia
Delirium- disturbance in attention and awareness and a change in cognition that devolves rapidly over a
short period of time. Is reversible.
Disorganized thinking reflected in speech (rambling, i
Independent Study: 1.0 contact hours
Nursings voice in politics:
The Ongoing Relationship Between Nurses and Legislators
Expires July 2016
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MSN, RN, CNM and
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