Key Patient Education Elements to Cover at Baseline Warfarin Therapy 1
Rationale for therapy
How warfarin works to benefit the patient
Dosing and administration (timing)
Importance of adherence with dosing instructions and timely follow up
What to do abou
Fluids & Electrolytes
-To understand fluid and electrolyte balance is to understand a concept basic to health and life: the
balance affected by the movement, replacement, transformation, retention, and/or excretion of
various materials essential to life.
Electrolyte that keeps body in
balance. Needed for nerve and
muscle function. Positive ion.
Electrolyte and mineral.
Helps move waste out of cells and
moves nutrients into cells.
TOTAL SERUM CAL
Medications affecting the Cardiovascular
Prefix or Suffix of Generic
-azepam or azolam
Likely Drug Classification
cef- or ceph- (prefix)
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The Nurses Role in Neurological Assessment
1. Describe the components of a rapid neurological assessment (neuro check).
2. Assess a clients level of consciousness using the Glasgow Coma Scale.
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
NU205 Pharmacology Exam 3 Study Guide
To successfully complete the exam, the student will need to do the following:
Differentiate between the following
o Acute pain
o Chronic pain
o Somatic pain
o Neuropathic pain
Describe which medications are given for
NU205 Pharmacology Exam 1 Study Guide
In order to be successful, you need to be able to:
Identify factors that enhance drug transfer to the fetus in the last trimester of pregnancy
Identify which type of dosage calculation is used most commonly in pediatr
Calculating IV Infusion and Completion Times
1. The order is for 50mL to infuse at 50mL/hour. The infusion was started at 1010.
Infusion time: _
Completion Time: _
2. An infusion of 950mL is ordered at 80mL/hr. It was started at 0802.
Infusion time: _
The nurses quick guide to
I.V. drug calculations
By Kelley Miller Wilson, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor University of Maryland School of Nursing Baltimore, Md.
Nurses are often intimidated by the math that
occurs in everyday practice. Patient safety
Clinical Nursing 2
Unit 2 Objectives
1. List the six rights of medicine
a. Right patient
b. Right dose
c. Right medication
d. Right route
e. Right documentation
f. Right time
2. Correlate the nursing process with patient education and medication administr
Chapter 31 Medication Administration
CLINICAL NURSING II - UNIT 1 OBJECTIVES
State which agency is responsible for regulating drugs
FDA Regulates the pharmaceutical industry to protect the health of the people by ensuring
Exam 1 Study Guide
1. What is the WHO definition of health?
-State of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or
2. Know what to do in case of a fire.
- Prevention is the key to fire safety. Fires in
Unit 1, 2 & 3Notes
Florence Nightingale (1820-1910)-considered the founder of organized, professional nursing.
She is best known for her contributions to the reforms in the British Army Medical Corps,
improved sanitary conditions in India, improved public
By: Jennifer Markley
Asian American Ethnic Groups
oOthers that are from the Asian
Most Asian Americans
DX to Study!
Adult failure to Thrive r/t undetected disease process
Ineffective Health maintenance r/t complexity of therapeutic regimen
Ineffective Self-Health Management
o Pattern of regulating and integrating into daily living a th