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NURS 225 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Septic Shock, Fluid Replacement, Distributive Shock
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Shock 1. Cardiogenic - Decreased CO - Due to myocardial damage, or MI - Excessive preload and increased afterload - Arrhythmias common - Deadly. 70% mortality rate - Might requi...

Nursing
NURS 225
Amy Shearer
NURS 225 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Vagus Nerve, Natriuresis, Kidney Failure
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Hypertension Primary (lifestyle family history) Secondary (result of another disease; ex. Kidney failure) Systolic: Ventricles contracting and pushing blood to the left side Diastolic: ventricles relax and fill MAP: pressu...

Nursing
NURS 225
Amy Shearer
NURS 225 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Pericardial Effusion, Diastolic Heart Failure, Ejection Fraction
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Heart Failure Most common admission for adults 60 and older Cardiac output = HR x Stroke volume. CO is the amount of blood leaving the heart every minute Decreases in sleep, and increases during exercise, the ability to ...

Nursing
NURS 225
Amy Shearer
NURS 225 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Carpal Tunnel, Vulnerable Plaque, Malar Rash
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SLE Affects any organ system. Antibodies are created against self, and B cell hyperactivity. More common during childbirth years. Estrogen promotes this. Genetics, hormonal, immunologic, and environmental causes. Env...

Nursing
NURS 225
Amy Shearer
NURS 225 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: T Helper Cell, Regulatory T Cell, Allergic Rhinitis
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Types of T cells and their functions CD4 helper T cells: become activated when their TCR interacts with antigens on a MHC 2 molecule. secrete cytokines. Regulatory T cell: regulates immune system responses. Can enhance or ...

Nursing
NURS 225
Amy Shearer
NURS 225 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Humoral Immunity, Natural Killer Cell, T Cell
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Immunity Types of Ig IgG most abundant. Antiviral, antitoxin, antibacterial, found in all body fluids. Can cross the placenta. IgM lysis of microorganisms. First antibody produced in the fetus. IgE allergic reactions. S...

Nursing
NURS 225
Amy Shearer
NURS 225 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Complement Membrane Attack Complex, Endothelium, Haemodynamic Response
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Inflammation Cardinal signs of inflammation: Rubor (redness), tumor (swelling), pain, heat, loss of function Vascular inflammation processes: Initial vasoconstriction, then local vasodilation, (causes heat and redness), va...

Nursing
NURS 225
Amy Shearer
NURS 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Sleep Hygiene, Deodorant, Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
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Preventive Levels of Care: Primary Secondary Tertiary Preventive Levels of Care 1. Early diagnosis and treatment of emphysema 2. Child car seat education 3. Health education for...

Nursing
NURS 230
Damien Zsiros
NURS 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Nursing Assessment, Erectile Dysfunction, Condom
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Adults learn differently than children: Children Move from concrete to abstract Developmentally appropriate teaching aids Simple words Learn about learning occurs in school ...

Nursing
NURS 230
Damien Zsiros
NURS 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Tamsulosin, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Atenolol
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HEALTH MAINTENANCE NEEDS/CLIENT EDUCATION rationales Client education about health maintenance plays a large role in preventing illness. Nurses who teach about self-health management are practicing holistic nursing. If w...

Nursing
NURS 230
Damien Zsiros
NURS 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Death Rattle, Pain Management, Coroner
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Care of the Dying/Dead: Clients near death may still be able to hear watch what you say! Continue to verbally communicate with the dying client and engage the family to do so (if they are comfortabl...

Nursing
NURS 230
Damien Zsiros
NURS 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Healthcare Proxy, Audiology, Dentures
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Care of prosthetic devices: Keep artificial legs clean and dry and periodically, assess for fit. If the prosthesis does not fit, this puts the client at risk for? Can wipe down the artificial leg wit...

Nursing
NURS 230
Damien Zsiros
NURS 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: American Nurses Association, Cancer Pain, Tylenol (Brand)
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Implementation: Requires an individualized approach Try nonpharmacologic approaches with ordered medications TENS units Analgesia: medications for pain 4 kinds of analgesia: 1. nonsteroidal antiinflammatory (NSAIDS) 2. Opi...

Nursing
NURS 230
Damien Zsiros
NURS 230 Lecture 7: Implementing clearer communication with impaired clients
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Implementing clearer communication with impaired clients Wait for them to finish statements it may take awhile No shouting Would open or closed questions be better? Offer pen/paper Face...

Nursing
NURS 230
Damien Zsiros
NURS 230 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Receptive Aphasia, Expressive Aphasia, Global Aphasia
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Nursing Care of Clients with Normal and Altered Cognitive-Perceptual Needs We process things through our: Sight Hearing (Auditory) Touch (Tactile) Smell (Olfactory) Taste (Gustatory) ...

Nursing
NURS 230
Damien Zsiros
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Quadriceps Femoris Muscle, Subcutaneous Tissue, Rectus Femoris Muscle

permacharts MT Nursing II 2nd EDITION PREPARATION & ADMINISTRATION OF ...

ANAT - Anatomy
ANAT 14
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Nursing Theory, Mutual Organization, Therapeutic Relationship

permacharts TM Nursing Theorists 2nd EDITION NURSING THEORY ...

ANAT - Anatomy
ANAT 14
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