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suppuration
formation of pus by bacteria in an infected wound
s/s of infection-
wbc
wbc or "leukocytes" paly a primary role in the inflammatory response.
platelets play a role in
blood clotting
systemic infection-
s/s
Enlarged lymph nodes (which drain in the area of infection.
Also loss of appetite and nausea.
healing and vitamin's
Which is best?
Vit C - synthesis of collagen
Granulation is
Normal part of wound healing
for wound not sutured closed
systemic infection causes:
Diaphoresis, Increased temp,
flushing
Rules for restraints
assessed Q 30 minutes
released Q 2-4 hours
removed when not needed.
What does Carbon Monoxide do
It blocks oxygen uptake and reduce o2 suppy. Hemoglobin absorbs carbon dioxide 200 times more than o2.
knots for restraint
best - half bow
clove hitch- will not tighten
ingestion of gas:
Don't induce emesis
this risks aspiration
Gas will affect resp.
How many decibels for danger to hearing
85-95 sustained
Patient gets a shock!
nurse should first
get vitals to assess physicological stability
A competitive goal oriented patient is at risk for
Catecholamines:like epinephrine, orephinephrine(part of flight or fight)
Blood glucose levels increase during stress.
Thyroxine T4:
Maintains body metabolism
older adult will have
decrease in...
hemoglobin
"self talk" is a constructive example of self discipline
hi susu
Describe-Primary
Secondary
Teritary prevention
P- focuses on health promotion
S- focuses on early detection
prompt intervention
T- focuses on restoration and
rehabilitation to optimal
fuctioning.
Denial
Reaction Formation
Refulsa to acknowledge reality
Acting opposite to the way the individual feels
Repression:

Sublimation
Unconscioius mechanism that keeps information from entering consciousness/amnesia is a form of repression

Channelling of primitive energy into socially acceptable activities.
what is activated after person has been in car accident?
Sympathetic nervous system-which stimulate the hypothalamus.-release of ephinephhine and norepinephrine- resp faster and deeper.
What is pulse pressure
The difference between systolic and diastolic BP
15mEq = 15mg
The milliequivalent mEq is the number of grams of a solute in one milliliter of normal solution.
child weight 30 lbs 13.6 kg
administer ampicilllin at 50 mg per kg per day- divided doses of 6 hours
multiply weight in kilo by the dose- and divide by 4 since there are four 6 hour periods in a day. 13.56X5- =680..680/4 = 170mg q 6 hours.
Antipyretic is a medication to
Reduce fever.
phnobarbital 1/4 grain po bid
drug is in 30 mg per tab.
how much should nurse give?
1 grain = 60 mg. so each 30 mg tablet is 1//2 grain. for 1/4 grain nurse would give 1/2 tablet.
For injecting into the dermal layer- the needle should be?
Short and fine - 25,26,27
Ear drops into a kid
ear drops into an adult
down and back for kid
ear up and back - adult
injection site for young kids
vastus lateralis-well developed and few nerves that
can be injured.
yes/no injection in deltoid?
No small close to neves and arteries.
ingestion of gas:
Don't induce emesis
this risks aspiration
Gas will affect resp.
How many decibels for danger to hearing
85-95 sustained
Patient gets a shock!
nurse should first
get vitals to assess physicological stability
A competitive goal oriented patient is at risk for
Catecholamines:like epinephrine, orephinephrine(part of flight or fight)
Blood glucose levels increase during stress.
Thyroxine T4:
Maintains body metabolism
older adult will have
decrease in...
hemoglobin
"self talk" is a constructive example of self discipline
hi susu
Describe-Primary
Secondary
Teritary prevention
P- focuses on health promotion
S- focuses on early detection
prompt intervention
T- focuses on restoration and
rehabilitation to optimal
fuctioning.
Denial
Reaction Formation
Refulsa to acknowledge reality
Acting opposite to the way the individual feels
Repression:

Sublimation
Unconscioius mechanism that keeps information from entering consciousness/amnesia is a form of repression

Channelling of primitive energy into socially acceptable activities.