Case Study 5
GG, a 72-year-old African American, has heart failure (HF) and diabetes. Her vital signs are:
Blood pressure: 176/94 Pulse: 92 Respirations: 30. Her medications include
Hydrochlorothiazide 50mg daily, Atenolol 50 mg daily, and Digoxin 0.25 mg
Case Study 2
M is a 43 year old female diagnosed with type two diabetes.M has the following orders
to control blood glucose: Fingerstick blood sugar (FSBS) before meals and at bedtime
Humalog 3units before meals Glucophage 510mg three times a day with mea
Case Study 3
M is a 45-year-old patient in the hospital. M was admitted with stage II uterine cancer.
She underwent a total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral ovary removal with general
anesthesia. She returned from surgery 2 hours ago. She has an IV i
Case Study 4
M is a 25 year old male who has had asthma for the past year. M works for UPS delivering
packages. M lives in the panhandle of Oklahoma. While M does not smoke, his friends smoke at
least a pack a day.
General State of Health: M states his he
Health Care Practices of Various Cultural Groups
English; most are
verbal and non
Dimensional Analysis (DA)
Dimensional analysis (DA) is a calculation method known as units and conversions. The
advantage of DA is that it decreases a number steps required to calculate a drug dosage. It is set
up as one equation. (Kee, pages 57-58).
Janet had an autoimmune disease in her stomach and then reported
having some difficulty in digesting high-protein food. Which type of cells
in her stomach would have been most clearly affected? You can
assume that the pH of the stomach remained low. Why i
Medication Math for the Nursing Student
Take the test: 25 practice problems-have fun with your brain.
Review the test with complete answers: Way more than you may want to know
Conversion factors for Nursing Students: Copy and make your own cheat-sheet