What risk factors can impact client physical safety?
What client safety measures can you utilize in your client care to prevent falls?
How can you protect your client from other injuries while hospitalized?
Clinical Skills: Essentials Collection (Elsevier, 2015)
Table of Contents for Videos Grouped by Skill Category
Basic Infection Control
1. Performing Hand Hygiene
2. Using Personal Protective Equipment
3. Performing a Complete or Par
Fundamentals of Nursing
Stress and Coping
1. The client, a 47 y/o accountant, was admitted to the ED with a heart attack. He says,
Im scared about this. My dad died of a heart attack when he was 48 yrs. old. He is
Pasco-Hernando State College
Associate Degree Nursing
Adult Nursing I NUR 1211
Commonly Administered Meds
All names of meds are generic
13. Angina occurs with myocardial ischemia as a result of:
a. death of myocardial tissue
b. dysrhythmias caused by cellular irritability
c. lactic acid accumulation during anaerobic metabolism
d. elevated pressure in
What is the rationale for smoking cessation to prevent lung disease?
The risk of lung cancer gradually decreases when smoking ceases, and continues to decline with time. Ten years
after cessation of smoking, lung canc
53 Study Guide
The care team is considering the use of dialysis in a patient whose renal function is progressively
declining. Renal replacement therapy is indicated in which of the following situations?
Ans: When about 80% of the nephrons are no long
45 Study Guide
A nurse is preparing to place a patient's ordered nasogastric tube. How should the nurse best determine the
correct length of the nasogastric tube?
Ans: Place distal tip to nose, then ear tip and e
51 Study Guide
A patient with type 1 diabetes has told the nurse that his most recent urine test for ketones was
positive. What is the nurse's most plausible conclusion based on this assessment finding?
Ans: The patient's insulin levels are inadequat
40 Study Guide
A nurse on the orthopedic unit is assessing a patient's peroneal nerve. The nurse will perform this
assessment by doing which of the following actions?
Ans: Pricking the skin between the great and second toe
A public health nurse is
17 Study Guide
A patient is admitted to the ED complaining of severe abdominal pain, stating that he has been
vomiting "coffee-ground" like emesis. The patient is diagnosed with a perforated gastric ulcer and is
informed that he needs surgery. When c
A nurse is describing the process by which blood is ejected into circulation as the chambers of
the heart become smaller. The instructor categorizes this action of the heart as what?
During a shift assessment, the nurse is identifying the
38 Study Guide
A patient with a family history of allergies has suffered an allergic response based on a genetic
predisposition. This atopic response is usually mediated by what immunoglobulin?
Ans: Immunoglobulin E
An office worker takes a cupcak
20 Study Guide
A patient is having her tonsils removed. The patient asks the nurse what function the tonsils
normally serve. Which of the following would be the most accurate response?
Ans: "The tonsils help to guard the body from invasion of organis
12 Study Guide
The nurse who is a member of the palliative care team is assessing a patient. The patient indicates
that he has been saving his PRN analgesics until the pain is intense because his pain control has been
inadequate. What teaching should
13 Study Guide
You are caring for a patient who has a diagnosis of syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone
secretion (SIADH). Your patient's plan of care includes assessment of specific gravity every 4 hours.
The results of this test will allo
Developmental psychologists are most interested in:
cultural value systems
the processes of change and constancy
children's behavior patterns
The following fundamental human development issue focuses on
AIR SAC OF LUNGS AND IN THE LINING OF BLOOD
AIR SAC OF LUNGS AND IN THE LINING OF BLOOD
IN THE KIDNEY
[Select all that apply]
The neurotransmitter acetylcholine:
1) was the first neurotransmitter discovered.
2) is excitatory in heart muscle
3) is used at neuromuscular junctions in
somatic motor neurons
4) is the major inhibitory neurotransmitter
in the CN
Communicates by means of
secreted into the blood.
Employs electrical and chemical
means to send messages very
quickly from cell to cell.
Consists of the brain
and spinal cord
All the rest
(nerves and ganglia)
Bundle of axons
1. Neurons are greatly outnumbered by _ cells, whichperform various supportive and
protective roles in the nervous system.
2. The cell body of a neuron receives information from processescalled _ and transmits
signals tothe next cell by way of a process c
1. Some hormones are produced by nerve cells called _.
2. The posterior pituitary releases only two hormones, _ and _.
3. Releasing and inhibiting hormones produced by the hypothalamusget to the anterior pituitary by way of
blood vessels called the _.
3-4 times more in males
Incidence w/ age, BMI, ETOH,
HTN, diuretic use
Link w/ fructose rich beverages w/
risk of gout
Cause by hyperuricemia
Severe dieting and starvation
Acute gouty arthritis
Tophi (crystalline deposits in articul
Autosomal dominant trait
Fast onset of local vascular
Could be caused by taking meds
that interfere w/ production of
degradation of bradykinin
Edema in skin, respiratory tract, GI
6-10 times more in females
More in AA than in Caucasian
Bodys immune system
inaccurately recognizes 1 or more
components of the cells nucleus
Develops antibodies to own cell