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NURS 3664 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Thrombus, Angina Pectoris, Etiology

Acute Coronary Syndrome Angina is unstable When there is any kind of blockage, the heart muscle is becoming hypoxic and happens within seconds STEMI ...

Nursing
NURS 3664
Barbara O'Neill
NURS 3664 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Coronary Circulation, Coronary Artery Disease, Low-Density Lipoprotein

Chapter 33: Coronary Artery Disease Acute Coronary Syndrome Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Atherosclerosis (form of arteriosclerosis) Begins as soft deposits of fat that harden with age Referred to as hardening of arteries...

Nursing
NURS 3664
Barbara O'Neill
NURS 3664 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Pericardium, Heart Valve, Circulatory System

Assessment of Cardiovascular System Structures and Functions of Cardiovascular System Heart Four chambers 3 layered wall Endocardium ...

Nursing
NURS 3664
Barbara O'Neill
NURS 3664 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Combined Oral Contraceptive Pill, Cardiovascular Disease, Collateral Circulation

9/4 Stroke Stroke Ischemia to part of brain Hemorrhage into brain that results in death of brain cells Also known as Brain attack Cerebrovascular acc...

Nursing
NURS 3664
Barbara O'Neill
NURS 3664 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Mammaplasty, Colostomy, Appendectomy

Exam 1 - Perioperative Care Chapter 17, 18, 19 Surgery the art and science of treating diseases, injuries, and deformities by operation and instrumentation. Diagnostic Cure Palliation Prevention Cosmetic Exploratory Major ...

Nursing
NURS 3664
Barbara O'Neill
NURS 3554 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Panic Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Problem Solving

Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Related Disorders Anxiety apprehension, uneasiness, tension, uncertainty, or dread from real or perceived threat Fear reaction to a specific danger Normal anxiety Nece...

Nursing
NURS 3554
Annette Maruca
NURS 3554 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Bipolar Disorder, Cyclothymia, Mania

Bipolar and Related Disorders Bipolar I Disorder Bipolar 1 = most severe = at least one manic episode and that mania and where you will see mood disturbances, irritability, expansive in the mo...

Nursing
NURS 3554
Annette Maruca
NURS 3554 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Suicidal Ideation, Suicide Methods, Bipolar Disorder

Suicide and Non Suicidal Self Injury Definition of terms SUICIDE is not a diagnosis or a disorder; it is a behavior SUICIDE act of intentionally ending ones life SUICIDE ATTEMPT - will...

Nursing
NURS 3554
Annette Maruca
NURS 3554 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Major Depressive Episode

Depressive Disorders Major Depressive Disorder Persistently depressed mood lasting a minimum of 2 weeks Symptoms include: Anhedonia, fatigue, sleep disturbances, changes in appetite, feelings of hopelessness or worthlessne...

Nursing
NURS 3554
Annette Maruca
NURS 3554 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Mesocortical Pathway, Psychomotor Retardation, Mesolimbic Pathway

Chapter 12 - Schizophrenia and Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders Epidemiology a. Lifetime prevalence of schizophrenia 1% worldwide b. No difference related to Race ...

Nursing
NURS 3554
Annette Maruca
NURS 3554 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Chapter 27, Substance Abuse

Chapter 27: Anger, Aggression, Violence Anger An emotional response to frustration of desires, threat to ones needs (emotional or physical), or a challenge Aggression Violencection or behavior that results in verbal or phy...

Nursing
NURS 3554
Annette Maruca
NURS 3554 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Hans Selye, Adrenal Medulla

Chapter 10 Stress - Understanding and Managing Responses to Stress Stress can impact all parts of your body, which of these would you see as a result of stress? (black words) Physiological and Emotional Sequelae (Results) ...

Nursing
NURS 3554
Annette Maruca
NURS 3554 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Medulla Oblongata, Pineal Gland, Pituitary Gland

Chapter 3: Biological Basis for Understanding Psychopharmacology Brain Maintains homeostasis Psychotropic meds alter neurotransmitters in our brain These are serious meds Psychotropic Drugs Psychiatric illness is related t...

Nursing
NURS 3554
Annette Maruca
NURS 3554 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Therapeutic Relationship, Psychiatric And Mental Health Nursing, Bipolar Disorder

Chapter 8: Therapeutic Relationships Concepts of the Nurse Patient Relationship Basis of all psychiatric nursing treatment approaches To establish that the nurse is Safe Confidential Reliable Consistent Relationship with c...

Nursing
NURS 3554
Annette Maruca
NURS 3554 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Therapeutic Relationship, Active Listening, Eye Contact

Chapter 9 - Clinical Interview Communication Effective communication in therapeutic relationship depends on the nurse: Knowing what the patient is trying to convey Honest communication with patient Comprehending what patie...

Nursing
NURS 3554
Annette Maruca
ANAT - Anatomy
ANAT 14
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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
All Professors
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Nursing Theory, Mutual Organization, Therapeutic Relationship

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

ANAT - Anatomy
ANAT 14
All Professors

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