Philosophy of Nursing Kathy Wilson Foundations of Nursing Philosophy Paper John Paschal April 18, 2008 Nursing-a Way of Life
I believe that nursing encompasses every aspect of life. I believe that your philosophy of life is an integral pa
After speaking with the physician, you place the patient on 2LPM NC, titrate to maintain O2 saturation at
94% or better. On 2LPM, patient is saturating at 95%. When you auscultate the lungs, patient has coarse
lung sounds bilaterally in the lowe
Trade Name: Prinivil, Zestril Generic Name: Lisinopril
Classification: ANGIOTENSIN-CONVERTING ENZYME (ACE) INHIBITORS
Action: ACE inhibitors block the conversion of angiotensin I to the vasoconstrictor angiotensin
II. ACE inhibitors also prevent the degra
Trade Name: Rocephin Generic Name: ceftriaxone sodium Classification: cephalosporins-3rd
Action: bind to the bacterial cell wall membrane, causing cell death. Have activity against N.
Why is the client
Trade Name: Tylenol
Antipyretics, nonopioid analgesics
Generic Name: Acetaminophen
Action: Inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins that may serve as mediator of pain and fever, primarily in
Why is the
Trade Name: Lovenox
Generic Name: Enoxaparin Classification: Anticoagulants
Action: Potentiate the inhibitory effect of antithrombin on factor Xa and thrombin.
Why is the client receiving this medication?
Trade Name: K-Tab
Generic Name: Potassium chloride
Classification: Mineral and electrolyte replacements/supplements
Action: Maintain acid-base balance, isotonicity, and electrophysiologic balance of the cell.
Activator in many
Trade Name: Zofran Generic Name: Ondansetron
Action: Blocks the effects of serotonin at 5-TH3 receptor sites located in vagal nerve terminals and the
chemoreceptor trigger zone in the CNS.
Why is t