Strategies for Answering
Presented by Karen Larson, MBA/TM,
Critical Thinking: is an active, organized,
cognitive process used to carefully
examine ones thinking and the thinking of
others, dont take ANYTHING
Medical-Surgical Nursing: An
Integrated Approach, 2E
CARE OF THE
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Those diseases that are transmitted or
passed from one person to another
primarily through sex
Nursing Management of the Client with a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
An STD is a viral, fungal, or bacterial infection spread through sexual contact. Most STDs
occur in persons under the age of 25 years. Examples of sexually transmitted diseases inc
Overview of the Structures & Functions of Nervous System
Brain & spinal cord
31 spinal & cranial
ANS (or adrenergic of parasympatholitic response)
MRSA, VRE,C. difficile, Salmonella,
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV).
Draining or infected skin conditions
that cant be adequately contained with a
Use for diseases
or conditions that
By: Diana Blum RN BSN Metropolitan Community College Nursing 2150
Helps prevent infection Failure is caused by 1 of 2 things
Present at birth
Acquired after birth
Infection, toxin, medical therapy
Non-Inflammatory Intestinal Disorders:
IBS (IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME):
o Chronic GI disorder
o Characterized by chronic (recurrent) diarrhea, constipation, and/or abdominal pain
o Sometimes referred to as a spastic colon, muc
Sodium (Na) is outside the cells.
Water follows Na.
Potassium (K+) is inside the cells.
Osmosis moves fluid lower to higher.
Diffusion moves fluid higher to lower.
protein holds fluid in cells.
protein leaks fluid from cells.
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noon.Nolateexa mswillbeallowed .Everyonem ustbecaughtupatthispoint,noexceptions.
2) You will have only one at
Digestive Tract: Lets Get to the
Bottom of it
By: Diana Blum RN MSN
Metropolitan Community College
Extract molecules essential for cellular
function from fluids and food.
Ingestion, Digestion, Absorption, Elimination
Digestion: breakdown of f