1. A 42-year-old woman presents in the emergency room with shortness of breath and diffuse chest
pain. You suspect that she may have a clot in her lung (a pulmonary embolism). Which is more effective
at ruling out pulm
PEDS CH 29
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-Acute lymphocytic and myelogenous
-ALL (acute lymphocytic leukemia) respond better then
-s/s:Fever, bone pain , pallor, bruising
-invasion of malign
Chapter 28 Notes
I. Severity of Burn Injury
Severity=determined by depth of & total body surface area involvedAlways an indicator of the severity of the injury
Degree r/t: Time of Exposure, Type of Agent & Temp of source
Age related changes
Describe ventricular fibrillation
What does it mean for you client?
Pt can be dizzy, light headed, woozy but oriented=with pulse
Coding on you=no pulse
What does it look like (describe)?
Pattern of squiggles up/down
What is treatment?
Chapter 22 Nutrition in Critical Care
-Critical care means that the pt has life threatening injuries or illnesses, which may be acute or exacerbations of chronic
- Nutrition is a great concern & if these needs arent met they can complicate their
Leadership Assign Ch 13
Access the Health Insurance Marketplace: www.heathcare.gov/.
1. Follow the directions to explore availability of health-care coverage for one of the following
yearly economic levels:
Leadership Assign Ch 11
1.What action is suggested when you are faced with an angry or hostile coworker?
If possible meet with the coworker in question, presenting a calm demeanor as you express your
concerns regarding their hostili
Leadership Assign Ch 14
Do you think it is important for nurses to be involved in their professional organizations? Why or
why not? I do think it is important for nurses (and all professionals) to be involved in
Assignment Ch. 12
1. In interviews you will get questions regarding your strengths and weaknesses. Describe a
strength and a weakness that you have and expound on those.
A strength that I have is working well with others which requ
Care of Patients with Dysrhythmias
Review of Cardiac Electrophysiology
-Be familiar with all of these terms: automaticity, excitability, conductivity, and contractility.
- All of these are things that essentially refer to the fact that the card
Acute Coronary Syndromes
Coronary artery disease is a blood vessel disorder that is also termed Artherosclerosis- that result from
fat deposit and also when the artery endothelium lining is altered from inflammation and injury
Coronary artery diseas
Running Head: THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER MEDICATION EDUCATION TO CLIENTS
THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER MEDICATION EDUCATION TO CLIENTS
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Chapter 69 Podcast
-Nursing interventions are directed toward prevention, detection, & management of urologic disorders.
- Infections of the urinary tract are common, especially in women & are the most common nosocomial
- UTIs are described by
Chapter 76 Podcast
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- AKA sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or venereal disease (VD)
-Caused by infectious organisms that have been passed from one person to another thru intimate contact,
usually oral, vaginal or anal in
Chapter 72 Podcast
-You have to be nonjudgmental & comfortable with your own sexuality before you can talk to & discuss
openly the sexuality of other people.
- The functions of the penis are urination & intercourse.
- The shaft contains erectile tissue.
Chapter 69 Podcast
-Nursing interventions=directed toward prevention, detection, & management of urologic disorders
- Infections of the UT are common, esp in women & are the most common nosocomial infection
- UTIs are described by the location within the
Chapter 4 discusses questions of values and ethics. Just a little quote people grow through experience if
they meet life honestly and courageously, this is how character is built.
In the beginning we didnt have to worry about a lot of different thin
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CH 66 Care of Patients with Problems of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands.
Now remember the thyroid is located below the larynx and anterior to the trachea. Its a small saddle
shaped gland that wraps around the anterior portion of the trachea. The hormon
Chapter 19: Inflammation & the Immune Response p. 302-317
Protection/Defense overview p. 301
1st Defense: Moat around castle/normal flora living on skinslows down/repels (some) invaders
*Lost/damaged if flora changed by: drug therapy (overuse of antibioti
Chapter 69 care of patients with urinary problems
Prevention, detection and management of urologic disorders are what nursing interventions focus on in
regards to the urinary system
With infectious disorders, UTIs are your urinary tract infections are the
chapter 56. Care of patients with oral cavity problems
With stomatitis, this is multiple or single ulcerations, your canker sores, normally very painful. Your oral
candidiasis which is your thrush is also a type of this. Generally its caused by infection,
Diet in HIV & AIDs
I. Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
a. 25% of HIV-infected pts do not know they are infected bc many are asymptomatic
b. AIDS is dx whenever a pt is HIV infected & has a CD4 count o
Mental Health Unit 1 (ATI AND Textbook)
Mental Health a state of well-being in which each individual is able to realize their own potential, cope
with normal stresses of life, work productively, and make a contribution to the community
Provides people w/
Chapter 9: Care of Patients with common environmental Emergencies
Heat Related Illnesses
Most common environmental factors causing heat related illness:
o High environmental temperature (above 95F/35C)
o High humidity (>80%)
o Thermoregulation related ill
Chapter 8: Concepts of Emergency and Trauma Nursing
The Emergency Department Environment of Care
Ensure that background noise does not impact patient safety
Demographic Data and Vulnerable Populations
Provide care for people across the life span with a br
Chapter 17: Neurocognitive Disorders
Disorders characterized by the disruption of thinking, memory, processing and problem-solving
Types of Cognitive Disorders
Mild Neurocognitive disorder (NCD) and Major NCD
o NCD due to Alzheimers
Chapter 37: Care of Patients with Shock
Shock widespread abnormal cellular metabolism that occurs when gas exchange w/
oxygenation and tissue perfusion needs are not met sufficiently to maintain cell function
The whole body response that occurs when too l
NUR 267 Chapter 38 Content Objectives
Answer all questions listed below.
Submit via turnitin through BB.
Explain the role of the interdisciplinary team in cardiac rehabilitation.
Collaboration with members of the interdisciplinary health te