Chapter 28: Ms. Murray
Ms. Murray, age 20, is admitted with an acute asthma episode. She has a history of asthma for 15
years. Her symptoms have decreased over the past 5 years, with occasional acute episodes. Her
home medications include Azm
Chapter 21: Mr. Ralston
Mr. Ralston, age 63, is taking a long awaited vacation with his wife of 30 years. They are going on a
cruise for the anniversary. Mr. Ralston has a history of angina and is taking nitroglycerin for chest
pain. He asks
Chapter 22: Mr. Collins
Mr. Collins, age 50, is diagnosed with hyperlipidemia. He is 6' 1" and weighs 258 lbs. He is
employed as a manager of a local department store. His exercise consists of work around his yard
on weekends, and occasional
Chapter 26 Case Study: Angela
Angela, a 25-year old pregnant woman had a ruptured amniotic membrane. She was brought to the
hospital and her physician examined her. The patients cervix was open 1 cm. Her physician
Chapter 17: Mrs. Kirkpatrick
Mrs. Kirkpatrick, age 61, is diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.
1. What is the major goal of drug therapy for patients with Parkinson's Disease? The main goal is to
help patients manage many of the symptoms.
Chapter 16 Case Study: Ms. Garcia
Ms. Garcia, age 19, is treated for Hodgkin's Disease.
1. What classification (s) of antineoplastic drug (s) might be prescribed to treat this disease?
Alkylating agents, mitotic inhibitors, antibiotic and mis
What is different in an infants GI system?
-less stomach capacity
-swallowing is involuntary until 6 weeks
-they dont produce as much saliva
-peristalsis can reverse, causing regurgitation and vomiting
What are some advantages of breast fee
Acid and Base Notes
Acids substances that release hydrogen ions
Base substances that bind free hydrogen ions
Value of pH is inversely related to the level of free hydrogen ions (e.g. high pH, lower level of free
Acid Base Regulation
Delirium is temporary and can be fixed.
Dementia is progressive deterioration.
What medication is used for dementia?
I have Alzheimers and have a rx for Aricept. If I cant remember to take meds, caregivers are
needed to give
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Know what the intervention is for color on asthma
We dont need to know percentage
How is COPD treated?
Flu shot every year
Fluid & Electrolytes
Why do we give magnesium sulfate to the pregnant women and how is it administered?
Preeclampsia: is when mom gets first compulsion which we dont want her to have
because it increases risk of infant mortality and morbidity.
What is the nursing care for a child hospitalized with RSV?
Cool humidified air and oxygen
Adequate fluid intake
Isolate the child in a single room with another child with RSV
Ensure that nurses caring for child are not caring for another high risk ch
Gas Exchange Class Recording
What is bronchiolitis?
Inflammation of the bronchioles, it is a lower respiratory problem.
Can lead to obstruction.
The most common problem with bronchiolitis is RSV.
What is the nursing care for a child who is hospital
Acid-Base Class Recording
What is your normal HCO3 range and what is another name?
What is your normal CO2 level range?
What is your normal O2?
These are your COPD patients, because CO2 is high and it i
15 December 2015
The first immunity article I read was an article entitled Nurses Can Play a Crucial Role
in the Recognition of Primary Immune Deficiency. It appeared in the Journal of Nursing
Chapter 21: Family-Centered Care of the Child During Illness and
A nurse is caring for four patients; three are toddlers and one is a preschooler. Which
represents the major stressor of hospitalization for these four patien
Chapter 14: Health Problems of Toddlers and Preschoolers
Which is described as the time interval between infection or exposure to disease and
appearance of initial symptoms?
a. Incubation period
b. Prodromal period
c. Desquamation period
Chapter 27: The Child with Genitourinary Dysfunction
1. The nurse is conducting a staff in-service on renal ultrasounds. Which statement describes this
a. Computed tomography uses external radiation to visualize the renal
Chapter 25: The Child with Cardiovascular Dysfunction
A chest radiograph film is ordered for a child with suspected cardiac problems. The
childs parent asks the nurse, What will the radiograph show about the heart? The nurses
Chapter 27: The Child with Genitourinary Dysfunction
The nurse is conducting a staff in-service on renal ultrasounds. Which statement
describes this diagnostic test?
a. Computed tomography uses external radiation to visualize the renal sys
Chapter 26: The Child with Hematologic or Immunologic Dysfunction
Which child should the nurse document as being anemic?
7-year-old child with a hemoglobin of 11.5 g/dl
3-year-old child with a hemoglobin of 12 g/dl
Chapter 24: The Child with Gastrointestinal Dysfunction
Which condition in a child should alert a nurse for increased fluid requirements?
Congestive heart failure
Increased intracranial pressure
Chapter 23: The Child with Respiratory Dysfunction
The nurse is teaching nursing students about normal physiologic changes in the
respiratory system of toddlers. Which best describes why toddlers have fewer respiratory tract
Chapter 22: Pediatric Variations of Nursing Interventions
Which should the nurse consider when having consent forms signed for surgery and
procedures on children?
a. Only a parent or legal guardian can give consent.
b. The person giving co
Chapter 20: Family-Centered Home Care
Home care is being considered for a young child who is ventilator-dependent. Which
factor is most important in deciding whether home care is appropriate?
a. Level of parents education
b. Presence of tw
Chapter 19: Impact of Cognitive or Sensory Impairment on the Child and Family
A young child has an intelligence quotient (IQ) of 45. The nurse should document this
a. within the lower limits of the range of normal intelligence.
Chapter 18: Quality of Life for Children Living with Chronic or Complex
The nurse case manager is planning a care conference about a young child who has
complex health care needs and will soon be discharged home. Who should the nu
Chapter 17: Health Problems of School-Age Children and Adolescents
Which statement is true about smoking in adolescence?
Smoking is related to other high-risk behaviors.
Smoking will not continue unless peer pressure continu