This activity contains 10 questions.
A nursing student is studying about disasters and emergency preparedness. Which of the
following statements by the nursing student depicts a correct understanding of the difference
between a disaster and an emergency?
Primary reason children seek medical care.
Nurses need to know signs of respiratory
Respiratory illnesses account for the majority
of pediatric admissions to the hospital.
The pediatric pati
ZUDOTA NLE REVIEWER 2012
The cane is held in the hand OPPOSITE to the affected
A cane is used to help a patient walk with greater
balance and support. Aside from the mentioned
benefits a cane is also used to help relieve pressure on
75 items MS Random Questions with Answers and
1. The nursing care plan for a toddler diagnosed with Kawasaki Disease
(mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome) should be based on the high risk for
development of which problem?
A)Chronic vessel plaque f
o Nonsurgical Management
o Monitor growth of the aneurysm & maintain the blood pressure at a
normal level to decrease the risk for rupture.
o Frequent ultrasounds or CT scans to monitor growth of the aneur
MEDICAL SURGICAL TEST 1
Serum Creatinine- Produced due to protein and muscle break down.
o Kidney disease is the only condition that increases serum creatinine
o Kidney function loss of at least 50% will cause an elevation in SC value
Axillary, Rectal (if exact
measurement is needed)
Care of Patient with COPD - acquire these form cigarettes, coal miners also get it.
o COPD patients can easily breath inbut It gets caught by the alveoli, and
cannot expel it. ( why you see the barrel shape chest.)
COPD is a group of conditions causing ch
Test 2 Blue Print Nursing 340
Apply the nursing process- assessment- nursing diagnosis, intervention and outcomes to:
Legal and ethical context
Clients who have been diagnosed/ hospitalized with a mental health disorders are guaranteed
some civil rights
Normal and abnormal findings
Increased Intracranial Pressure
Indications for various medical
Health Assessment: Exam 6
How to do a sexual history:
o Ask questions:
How many partners?
Currently sexually active?
What kinds of sex?
o In lithotomy position, choose the correct size speculum, give the patient privacy & ex
Med Surg- ATIRENAL
Serum Creatinine- produced due to protein and muscle breakdown. (0.5-1.5)
Kidney disease is the only condition that increases serum creatinine levels.
Loss of kidney function greater then 50% will cause an elevation of s
*HEMO ALWAYS MEANS BLOOD
Ventilation is stimulated by Carbon Dioxide
If CO2 is below normal, respirations are slowed
CO2 levels - 35-45 mm Hg
Apnea, tachypnea, bradypnea- not breathing for 20 seconds or greater.
adaptive behavior- includes the age-appropriate behaviors necessary for people to live
independently and to function safely and appropriately in daily life. Adaptive behaviors
include real life skills such as grooming, dressing, safety, safe
MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the
statement or answers the question. Melissa Hudak
1) A client scheduled for an operation later in the day tells the
nurse she is anxious and wants the surgery to be over. The nurse
12 Cranial Nerves and Assessment
Sense of smell
Youll need three substances with distinctive but familiar odors;
for example, coffee, tobacco, and cloves. Ask your patient to close
his or her eyes, and
Chapter 12 Concepts of Emergency and Disaster Preparedness
TYPES OF DISASTERS
A disaster is commonly defined as an event in which illness or injuries exceed resource capabilities of a
community or medical facility. Each facility defines its own parameters
Priority Problems for Patients Experiencing Acidosis:
Decreased function of excitable membranes
o Decreased perfusion
o Impaired memory and cognition
o Increased risk for falls
Behavioral changes may be the
CHAPTER 19: INFLAMMATION AND THE IMMUNE RESPONSE
Cell Types Involved in Inflammation
Mature neutrophils = segmented neutrophils
Less mature neutrophils = band neutrophils
Growth of a stem cell into a mature neutrophil requires 12-14 days
Progressive deterioration and loss of cartilage in one or more joints (articular cartilage)
Articular cartilage contains 65-80% water and remaining components for a matrix of:
Chapter 28 Care of Patients with Burns
Health Promotion and Maintenance
Teach patient to assess how hot water is before bathing, showering, or immersing a body part in
Hot water tanks should be set below 140F
Reinforce the use of potholders when taking
Used as a drug for relief of hypoxemia and hypoxia
Prescribed when oxygen needs of patient cannot be met by atmospheric or room air alone
Use the lowest fraction of inspired oxygen (FiO2) to have an acceptable blood oxygen level
Women, esp smokers, have greater bronchial responsiveness and larger airways than men. This
factor increases the risk for a more rapid decline in lung function as a woman ages, esp in
women who were or are smokers
Age, gender, a
Angiography (or Arteriography): invasive diagnostic procedure that involves fluoroscopy and the use of
Purpose of test
o Determine pulmonary artery or chamber pressures
o Visualization of main coronary b
Provides a graphic representation, or picture, of cardiac electrical activity.
A lead provides one view of the hearts electrical activity.
Lead systems are made up of a positive pole and a negative pole.
An imaginary lin