Describe factors that contribute to the development of hypoglycemia
People with diabetes get hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) when their bodies do not have enough
sugar to use as fuel. Several things can cause hypoglycemia, including diet and some
Anatomical position: An upright position, arms adducted (down),
palm forward, head and feet directed straight ahead.
Medial: Toward the center or toward the median plane or midline.
Lateral: Away from the center, or away
Anaphylactic shock is a type of severe hypersensitivity or allergic reaction. Causes include
allergy to insect stings, medicines, or foods (nuts, berries, and seafood), etc.
Scenario: My husband was cutting the grass and got stung be a bee and when
Pneumoconiosis is a lung condition that is caused by inhaling particles of mineral dust, usually
while working in a high-risk, mineral-related industry (Association, 2015). At first, irritating
mineral dust can trigger lung inflammation, wh
Pneumoconiosis is a lung condition that is provoke by inhaling particles of mineral dust. People
this is working in a high risk, mineral-related industry (Association, 2015). Initially, irritating
mineral dust can trigger lung inflammation
Critical Thinking Question:
How will you modify a radiologic examination for a patient with a head
A blow to your head, neck or upper body can cause a concussion, which may include symptoms
such as a headache, dizziness, nausea or loss of consciou
Explain the general priorities in working with patients in acute situations.
First level patient problems-these are threats to a patients immediate survival or safety and
demand immediate nursing intervention. CABs (circulation, airway, breathing). Second
Explain the four level of consciousness
The normal state of consciousness comprises either the state of wakefulness, awareness, or
alertness in which most human beings function while not asleep or one of the recognized stages
of normal sleep from which th
Differentiate between the two primary types of external cardiac defibrillators.
All AEDs automatically analyze the heart rhythm to determine if a shock is needed. However,
there are two types of lay-user AEDsfully automatic and semiautomatic. If a shock i
Type 1 diabetes
Symptoms usually start in childhood or young adulthood. People often seek medical help,
because they are seriously ill from sudden symptoms of high blood sugar. Episodes of low blood
sugar level (hypoglycemia) are common. I
Describe the objectives of first aid.
First aid generally consists of some simple, often life-saving techniques that most people can be
trained to perform with minimal equipment. First aid usually refers to administration of care to a
human, although it c
Hi, my name is Andrelyn Simon I currently work at UF Health on the 6N as a PCA. I am married
with a daughter. This road was long and hard but my time has finally come. I know the program
will not be easy, because someone once told me if it was everyone wi