Clinical Reasoning Activity
Formulate and reflect on the following questions:
Patient initials, room number, diagnosis and health history-_DJ 324-01 SOB, UTI, HTN,
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1. What is the p
How the SNAP Program Influences the Obesity.
In the article Food Stamp Programs Cause Obesity by Laura
Vanerkam, the author argues the impact of the SNAP program on
the obesity rates in America, because the number of qualified
recipients who are overweigh
In rural India, girls were often married at a very young age and experience
problems from closely spaced multiple pregnancies.
It was uncommon for Indians to
want to take western modem medicines, th
us acceptance for birt
Community Mental Health Visit Report
1) I went to the AA meeting where the agency serves general population of men and women.
All who has a desire to stop drinking are welcomed. The purpose is to help people addicted to
alcohol to recover. The admission i
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Quantitative Research Critique: Effect of Koryo Hand Therapy on Serum Hormones and
Menopausal Symptoms in Korean Women
QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH CRITIQUE
Quantitative Research Critique:
Effect of Koryo Hand The
A. Systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS)
c. Signs and symptoms
B. Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS)
c. Clinical manifestations
C. Nursing and collaborative management o
Only an individual who has sustained either: (1) irreversible cessation of circulatory and
respiratory functions; or (2) irreversible cessation of all functions of the entire brain,
including the brain stem, is dead.
Drugs for Chronic Stable Angina and Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)-(chapter 25 in Adams textbook)
or spray (Nitrostat)
The patient is a 75-year-old man with a history of emphysema. He comes to the
emergency department reporting a productive cough that causes chest pain and
fatigue. I am having more problems breathing than usual.
1.) What should the nurse include in the in
Vital Sign Ranges for Children
3 mo-2 yr
Normal Pulse Range
6 mo-2 yr
Normal Respiratory Rate
Children and adul
1) A client presents to the emergency department (ED) with euphoria, paranoia, and complaints (1.00point)
of severe thirst and hunger. The client insists that the nurse give her chocolate for her
hunger. The nurse suspects substance abuse of what drug?
1) The nurse obtains a complete history and physical examination of a client admitted
with coronary artery disease. Which piece of data obtained by the nurse might
contraindicate the use of statin drugs?
Elevated liver fun
1) After obtaining a health history from a client who has a diagnosis of insomnia, which
finding does the nurse discuss with the client?
The client drinks f
The client exercises each day before breakfast.
1) The calcium channel blocker, nifedipine (Procardia) 30 mg PO is prescribed for a client.
The nurse teaches the side effects and instructs the client to immediately report which
of the following?
1) The client receiving the fibric acid agent gemfibrozil (Lopid) is also prescribed the HMG- (1point)
CoA reductase inhibitor, atorvastin (Lipitor). The nurse recognizes that the client is at
greater risk for which of the following?
1) The client asks the nurse during preoperative teaching why he has to receive so
many drugs. The nurse explains that the goal of using multiple agents to achieve
general anesthesia is to:
Help the client ma
Have the client f
1) The nurses priority teaching point when instructing an older adult client who was
recently prescribed diphenhydramine (Benadryl) is:
<B>Rationale: </B Assistance may b
Stop taking other allergy medications.
<B>Rationale: </B Assistance may b
1) The nurses understanding of the clotting mechanism is important in administering anticoagulant
drugs. The nurse understands that which of the following clotting factors are formed after injury to the
1) The nurse who is working in a providers office teaches the client how to take the newly prescribed
medication calcitriol (Calcijex), a bone resorption inhibitor. On the next visit, the client reports anorexia,
nausea and vomiting, blurred vision, photo
Common medical abbreviations
a.c.: Before meals. As in taking a medicine before meals.
ACL: Anterior cruciate ligament. ACL injuries are one of the most common ligament injuries to the knee. The ACL can be sprained
or completely torn from trauma and/or de
1) A priority nursing assessment prior to the administration of IV nitrates is to obtain the
Rationale: Use of IV nitrates places the client at risk for severe hypote
Chapter 41: Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
1. Approximately two thirds of the bodys total water volume exists in the _
Interferences with Diffusion
Describe clinical manifestations, causes, therapeutic interventions,
& nursing management of patients with the following Hematologic
The Road to a
Complex Care Exam II
ACUTE RESPIRATORY FAILURE
Describe the etiology and patho of selected pulmonary d/os
ID the clinical manifestations of selected pulmonary d/os
Explain tx of selected pulmonary d/os
Discuss the nursing mgmt of pt w/ selected