Structures of the Brain
Cerebrum- memory, sensations and emotions
_Cerebellum_ - muscle tone, balance and coordination
Medulla oblongata- respiratory, circulatory and vasomotor activities
_Hypothalamus_ - major processing center A
Central cyanosis vs Peripheral cyanosis
KNOW NORMAL BABY HEART RATE, NORMAL BABY BLOOD PRESSURE
AND NORMAL BABY RESPIRATIONS
CENTRAL is more urgent
JVD- sit up in SEMIFOWLERS 45 DEGREES-, look at neck for pulsing jugu
Primary Assessment- rapid examination of the pts vitals, repeated q5min to detect changes in function
A- _AIRWAY is it patent? is it open?
B - _BREATHING_
is there any respiratory effort?
C - _CIRCULATION_ is there tissue perfusi
How do you measure a babys length?
Head to heel
What is another name for head circumference?
FOC (Frontal Occipital Circumference)
How many times do you need to measure the FOC?
Until what age do you m
WC Exam #4
Differences between adults and kids:
Kids are prone to injury- no sense of fear, immature muscles (less control), laxity in muscles
Kids are top-heavy- heads are large and they develop from the head down fall on their
A sprain is any injury to what?
Ligament (bone to bone)
A strain is an injury to what?
Muscle or tendon
What is an example of a sprain?
What should you do for sprains?
What are some examples of
NUR 307 Final Exam Review
Cullen-ecchymosis around umbilicus hemoperitoneum
Grey Turner- ecchymosis of flanks hemoperitoneum
Kehr- abdominal pain radiating to left shoulder spleen rupture, renal calculi, ectopic
Markle- heel jar peritoneal irrit