Fall 2015 410
PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT OBSERVATION AND CHECK OFF
1. Patient safety & hygiene. Knock, wash hands, identify patient.
3. Correctly obtains VS
4. Demonstrates correct assessment techniques for each system
a. General (A&Ox4, sp
NURS 410 Pharmacology Test
Directions: For the NURS 410 Pharmacology Test, students will be responsible for
understanding the following medications. For each drug, use the ATI
Medication Template in filling out medication information. Any of the
Medsurge lect. Notes 9-3-2013
Calculi and kidney stones are others name for it.
Consequence of a stone is obstruction, and obstruction (urine stasis) can cause a stone.
If there are a lot of crystals in the urine then the slow
Trauma to kidneys do not occur because Its significant coverage by muscles.
Big concern of kidney injury is Hemorrhage!
25% 0f blood flow through kidneys.
If the heart cannot pump blood brain & kidney suffer hard first (Any change in
Male Genitourinary Disorders Breeze Presentation:
BPH: Benign prostatic hyperplasia (pg. 1630)
W/ aging and increased DHT Levels, the glandular units in prostate undergo nodular
tissue hyperplasia (an increase in the number of cells)
Treatments can be in 1-4 categories
2. Treat for a Cure-prolonged absence
3. Control-extension of life, no real cure
4. Palliation-no cure; pt will be at the end of life; reducing the side effects
Overview for GI
Food goes to stomach to the small intestine. Liver is on the right and spleen on left. Liver has
gallbladder attached that patietns ith liver problems and pancreatitis can have
Primary function of the small intestine is absorption
Osteoarthritis: most common arthritis NOT AUTOIMMUNE
Characterized by joint pain and loss of function develops into deterioration and loss of
cartilage in weight bearing joints: hips, knees, vertebral column and hands
Episodes of abnormal motor, sensory, autonomic, or psychic activity resulting from a sudden excessive
charge of cerebral neurons.
Classified into three areas of Causes:
1. Electrical disturbance
Nerve cells emit abnormal r
Urinary retention and urinary incontinence
UR-cant empty bladder completely and urine just sits and causes bacteria to
come and gives pts UTIs and cystis esp in elderly and immunocompromised ppl
and could cause plyeonephritis and if untreat
Classifications of acute renal failure
Decrease blood flow to kidney
Prerenal failure is associated with something outside the kidney thats causing the
decreases blood flow such as CH, MI, Hemorrhage, shock, septic, GI losses (nausea,
Age 30 60
More common in males
80% of all ulcers are duodenal ulcers
Due to hypersecretion of hydrochloric acid
Cause an increase in weight gain
Will have pain 2-3 hours after a meal and at 1:00 2:00 AM