Encourage patient to keep headache diary
Notify HCP if quality, intensity, or nature of headache increases or changes
Encourage to report whether headache is associated with unusual visual changes and whether the prescribed
drug is no longer ef
Chapter 11: Care of Patients with Common Environmental Emergencies
High environment temperature above 95F and high humidity about 80% are the most common environmental factors
causing heat-related illnesses.
Older adults have less b
Donepezil-Expected Pharmacologic Action
-Prevent acetylcholinesterase from inactivating
Increase acetylcholine available at receptor sites
in the brain
Improved cognitive function in patients with mi
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
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
Chapter 42 Transfusion Therapy
Any blood component may be removed from a donor and transfused to a recipient.
Prescription from the health care provider is required to administer blood or its components
Chapter 39 Care of Patients with Shock
Shock is widespread abnormal cellular metabolism that occurs when oxygenation and tissue perfusion needs are
not met to the level necessary to maintain cell function
Any problem that impairs oxygen delivery to tissue
Special Nursing Teams
Forensic nurse examiners (RN-FNEs)
Educated to obtain patient histories, collect forensic evidence and offer counseling and follow-up care for victims
of rape, child abuse, and DV.
Trained to recognize evidence of abuse an
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
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