The Patient with Common Eye Problems
LOCATION OF DISEASE: Group of eye disorders causing intraocular pressure in the fluid
of the eye (Gel in the posterior segment [vitreous humor] and fluid in the anterior
Chapter 52- Assessment of the Musculoskeletal System
o No gross deformities or impairments in posture or gait
o Adequate size, strength, & symmetry of muscle for age
o Can perform ADLs independently
o Can perform other routine daily activ
Cardiac Arrest Algorithm
Note the key change in BLS sequence: begin early chest compressions.
BLS is no longer represented by A, B, C, and D; it is represented by 1, 2, 3, and 4.
Step 1: Assess responsiveness.
Step 2: Active emergency response and get AED
ACLS protocol utilizes the highest quality pharmaceuticals in the field of emergency medicine. In order to
prevent further injury, ACLS trained professionals initiate IV access or intubation in certain situations
where immediate intervention is needed, su
The P wave represents atrial depolarization (contraction). In a normal EKG,
the P-wave precedes the QRS complex. It looks like a small bump upwards
from the baseline. The amplitude is normally 0.05 to 0.25mV (0.5 to 2.5
small boxes). Normal duration is
Theories of Aging: Psychosocial Theories, Biologic Theories, Developmental Theories
Psychosocial Theories: Disengagement theory, Activity theory
Progressive social disengagement occurs naturally with aging and is accepted by the olde
Care plan assessment information example:
CC: Mouth Pain
HPI: Client said she came to the emergency room because she was having a lot of pain in her mouth.
Medications: See medication list
PMH: Hypertension, seizures, dementia,