What are risk factors for TORCH (a group of infections) in pregnant clients? What nursing interventions
should be taken for clients at risk for TORCH?
Herpes simplex virus
Case Study: The Trauma Patient
The patient is a 37 year old man who was the driver in a high-speed motor vehicle accident. EMS reports that his vehicle was struck on the drivers side by a truck and the victim had to be extracted using
Case Study: Disaster Preparedness
A nurse is working in the ED of a large metropolitan city that experienced severe flooding in the last 24
hours. The ED has received numerous patients who have sustained various types of injuries such as
What are anticholinergic adverse effects and what are nursing interventions/client education points related
-Anticholinergic effects are a result of the muscarinic receptor blockade. Most effects are seen in the eyes,
smooth muscles, exocrine gl
Focus Review for Fundamentals
A nurse is providing discharge education to a client regarding home wound care. What manifestations of wound
infection should the nurse include in this education?
-Redness, pain, purulent drainage, fever, chills
Are you at risk of burning out? Burnout occurs when passionate, committed people become
deeply disillusioned with a job or career from which they have previously derived much of their
identity and meaning. It comes as the things that ins
A nurse is caring for a client who has just undergone a craniotomy for a supratentorial tumor. Which of
the following postoperative prescriptions should the nurse clarify with the provider?
A. Dexamethasone (Decadron) 30 mg IV bolus BID
Answer: B. Morphin