Chapter 1 Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing
Scope of Medical-Surgical Nursing
Promote health, prevent illness/injury
Broad knowledge base needed to meet patient needs in different health care settings
The role of the nurse in these setti
1.A patient is admitted to the hospital with deep vein thrombosis. Heparin 10,000 units is
administered Sub-Q. Which of the following drugs should always be available in the
pharmacy if the patient begins to bleed?
Antithrombin (Thrombate III)
1.A patient with a history of atrial fibrillation has had a worsening of their condition. The
nurse knows that the drug of choice for long-term stabilization of atrial fibrillation is
Chapter 40: Respiratory Dysfunction
1. Which statement best describes why children have fewer respiratory tract infections as they
The amount of lymphoid tissue decreases.
Repeated exposure to organisms causes increased immunit
Chapter 34: Drugs for Urinary Tract Disorders
1. A 25-year-old female patient reports urinary frequency with pain on urination, flank pain,
fever, and chills. The nurse recognizes these symptoms as characteristic of which conditi
1.A patient presents to the Emergency Department (ED) with rales, wheezing, and bloodtinged sputum. The nurse suspects the patient is in congestive heart failure (CHF). What
would the nurse suspect the patient is experiencing?
1.It has been found that some populations have a higher incidence of CAD than others.
What patient population would have the greatest chance of developing CAD as
determined by total cholesterol?
A 32-year-old Asian American with total choleste
1.A nurse is providing patient teaching to a patient that has been experiencing unstable
angina. What will the nurse's explanation of this condition include?
A coronary vessel has become completely occluded and unable to deliver blood to
deoxygenated blood from body tissue to
Inferior and superior vena cava
inferior and superior vena cava to
to right atrium
Right atrium to
to Tricuspid valve
Tricuspid valve to
to right ventricle
to pulmonary valve
The nurse understands that prenatal growth and development proceed in a cephalocaudal pattern,
The brain will develop first
One of the assessments performed in the delivery room is checking the umbilical cord for blood vessels.
Drug of choice for post partum hemorrhage and it will not exacerbate symptoms of asthma.
Protaglandins derivatives may exacerbate asthma symptoms
What medications may cause false positive pregnancy tests?
A disease that involves the abnormal growth of cells.
A tumor that is not cancerous.
A tumor that is cancerous.
When cancer spreads and forms a new tumor in another part of the body.
Chronic thirst, excessive intake of water; it is a common symptom of uncontrolled diabetes
excessive hunger; it is a common symptom of uncontrolled diabetes
increased frequency or volume of urinary output; it is a c
parkland formula - what is it
replacement fluid required for burn victim over first 24 hours
4 x body weight (kg) x surface area burned
allocation of fluid over 24 h
first half given in first 8 hours, next half over followi
Automated external defibrillator
AED stands for _
foreign body airway obstruction
start compressing within _ seconds of recognition of cardiac arrest
push_, push _
compress at a rate of a
Nursing drug classes
ending in: ase or plase
Thrombolytic. Clot buster. Side effects include hemorrhage, hypotension & cardiac dysrhythmias. Nursing
considerations: DO NOT GIVE IM. Interact with anticoagulant & antiplatelet meds.
ending in: azole
What is the normal pH of ABGs? 7.35-7.45 pH
What is the normal P02 of ABGs? 80-100 mmHg
What is the normal PC02 of ABGs? 35-45 mmHg
What is the normal HCO3 of ABGs? 22-26 mmol/L
What is the normal CO2 of ABGs? 19-24 mmol/L
What is the normal Sa
Read ahead of time
Take good notes
Learn for the long term
What is Health Assessment?
Importance of Physical Assessment
Microbiology: A Systems Approach, 2nd ed.
Chapter 1: The Main Themes of Microbiology
1.1 The Scope of Microbiology
Microbiology: The study of living things too small to be seen without magnification
Microorganisms or microbes- these microscopic organisms
Chapter 69-Assessment of the Reproductive System
A nurse is teaching a male client about having a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test to screen for prostate cancer. Which client statement indicates correct understanding of the testing?
Unseen Life on Earth
Video # 1 - The Microbial Universe
Date watched _
1. What percentage of microbes are probably known to man?
2. Why would life never have begun if not for microbes?
3. About how many (human) cells in the human body?
7.1 Microbial Nutrition Christine Leicht
1. List the essential nutrients of a bacterial cell. Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Oxygen, Phosphorus, and Sulfur
2. Differentiate between macronutrients and micronutrients, give examples of each.Micronutrients (trac
Microscope Parts and Procedures
1. Make sure all purses are out of the aisles before you get a microscope! Always carry the microscope
with one hand on the Arm and one hand on the Base. Carry it close to your body.
2. Remove the cover carefully
Learning Objectives: Chapter 3 The Tools of Microbiology
3.1 Methods of Culturing Microorganisms: The Five Is
1. Explain what the Five is mean, and what each step entails.
2. Discuss the three physical states of media, and when each is useful.
Chapter 4: Prokaryotic Profiles: The Bacteria and Archaea
How are Prokaryotes Different from Eukaryotes?
The way their DNA is packaged
Not wrapped around histones
The makeup of their cell wall
Archaea- tough and ma
Chapter 3: Tools of the Laboratory: The Methods for Studying Microorganisms
3.1. Methods of Culturing Microorganisms: The Five I's
We generally use five specific steps to characterize microorganisms in the laboratory:
Simple Stain Procedure
Your tube culture
Bunsen burner and striker
Stain (Methylene Blue)
Prep your slide
1. Clean and dry microscope slides thoroughly.
2. Using a wax pencil, trace a
Gram Staining Procedure
Gram-staining is a four part procedure which uses certain dyes to make a bacterial cell stand out against
its background. The specimen should be mounted and fixed on a slide before you stain it. The reagents
REMARRIAGES AND STEPFAMILIES
At the end of this chapter, the student should be able to do the following:
1 Define some basic facts about remarriage and stepfamilies.
2 Discuss the differences in choosing a partner for remarr