Metcalf PROCESS FOR PARKINSONS
Parkinsons Disease is a motor system disorder, in which there is a loss of dopamine-producing
Complete patient medical history
#21 What does the patient need to know about Atenolol?
Atenolol is a beta-blocker, it affects the heart and circulation. According to Smiths Pharmacy,
Atenolol costs approximately 0.81 cents per pill, which is approximately $48.74 for 60 pills.
MetcalfFOR DIFFERENT RESPIRATORY SOUNDS.
Types and Causes of Breath
Approximately 8-16 breaths a min
Tidal Volume 400-800 mL
#31 CECLOR: WHAT DOES
THIS MEDICATION DO?
Binds to bacterial cell wall membrane causing cell death.
Similar to penicillins in action and structure
Constitutes most widely used group of antibiotics
# 24 What does the nurse need to know about post fall procedure?
In general, if a fall happens the nurse should follow the written guidelines provided by the
Record vital signs
Evaluate pt. for injuries to head, neck, spine
#28 What does the nurse need to monitor or watch for
Lasix is a high-ceiling loop diuretic that prevents the body from absorbing to much salt, instead
it allows salt to be passed into the urine. (High ceiling loop diuretics exert their action
#15 WHAT DOES THE NURSE
NEED TO MONITOR OR
Improvements in ADLs
Reduction in bradykinesia (slowness in movement)
Reduction in postural instability
Reduction in tremor and rigidity
Nausea and vomiting
#69 Investigate Ageism
In 1967, Robert Butler coined the phrase, Ageism. He described it as the systematic
stereotyping of and discrimination of against people because they are old, just as racism and
sexism accomplish this with skin color