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    learning style can be identified to be in line with the attributes of Generation Y as “learning is expected to be fun, with immediate feedback expected” (Blevins, 2014, p. 59) due to her age. Based on her generation and age, this client will prefer a “convenient, flexible, and creative environment” (Blevins, 2014, p. 60) for learning. There are also the six learning principles to take into consider when teaching the client such as “learner’s need for information, self-concept, previous experiences, readiness to learn, orientation to learning, and motivation” (Brady, 2013, p.16). After assessing this client, it was determined that a verbal learning style was preferred. This client felt more comfortable after providing care and administering antiemetic…

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    Cannabinoid Analysis

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    receptors may have a role in mediating the cannabinoid effects on vomiting. Whether through a CB1 receptor agonist or with CB2 binding, cannabinoids directly and indirectly affect serotonin, neurokinin, dopamine, and opioid activity, which all play a critical role in mediating the emetogenic response to toxins.1 There are many other drug options to help subside the nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy. Cannabinoids have been studied and used for the treatment of CINV in many patients…

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    Antiemetics Research Paper

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    Antiemetics Overview: Antiemetics are used for nausea and to prevent vomiting and also used for motion sickness. These drugs can be bought over the counter. (OTC) Action: Dimenhydrenate or Dramamine is an antihistamine. It should be taken one hour before travelling, and will prevent motion sickness. The antihistamine is available in children’s liquid formula and in a Less Drowsy Formula that may have fewer sedative side effects. Meclizine hydrochloride (Bonine) treats vomiting and dizziness…

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    These antiemetic therapy agents included midazolam and ramosetron and were distributed blindly amongst three groups one receiving midazolam at the induction of anesthesia, the other received the same drug thirty minutes prior to the end of surgery and the last group receiving only ramosetron at the end of surgery (Park et al., 2013). Those treated with midazolam were also given a 0.3 mg dose of ramosetron at the end of their surgeries (Park et al, 2013). This study concluded that those who were…

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    Additional blood tests commonly include a CMP (comprehensive metabolic panel), CBC (complete blood cell count), and thyroid function studies (TSH, free T4). How is hyperprolactinemia treated? Hyperprolactinemia is typically treated by tapering, discontinuing, or switching any implicated medications such antipsychotics (eg, haloperidol) or antiemetics (eg, metoclopramide). Patients with pituitary adenomas (prolactinomas) typically benefit from initial treatment with dopamine agonists such as…

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    Essay Of Ondansetron

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    In adult patients undergoing general anesthesia, does ondansetron decrease postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) compared to general anesthesia without antiemetics? The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of ondansetron, in preventing and treating postoperative nausea and vomiting, under different conditions of general anesthesia. The scope of this study covers the effects of ondansetron administered in combination with general anesthetics and the patient’s response in…

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    Hyperemesis Gravidarum

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    Hyperemesis Gravidarum Definition: • Also known as morning sickness; Extreme, excessive, and persistent vomiting in early pregnancy that may lead to dehydration and malnutrition. It is associated with weight loss of more than five percent of the woman’s pregnancy weight. It affects about one in every 300 pregnant women. It is most common in first pregnancies, women carrying multiple fetuses and young women. It usually desolves itself by the 20th week of gestation. Cause: • The body produces…

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    I feel this week in practice, that I made significant improvement with my time management and organisation of my priorities. I was able to get my documenting done in a timelier manner. Using the IDRAW spreadsheet with the time blocks, I wrote in at the beginning of my shift what the tasks were that I needed to be complete and at what time. I laid out my initial priorities as follows. • Find clients primary care nurse (ask about any changes or what to look for) • Safety assessment and priority…

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    Circulating Nurse Role

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    In the operating room the circulating nurse has many roles. The circulating nurse is responsible for the room being set-up and making sure equipment works, having supplies ready, making sure tools have been properly sterilized, and making sure the consent form has been signed, and calls the time-out before the surgery begins. The circulating nurse is an advocate for the safety and comfort of the patient. The circulating nurse assists the anesthesiologist during initial sedation. The circulating…

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    Avraham Barkai writes the chapter “Aryanization” to show how German got rid of all non-Aryans. One specific part Barkai illustrates is the extraction of the Jewish business from the German economy. The Nazi movement called for the removal of any non-Aryans from Germany. This processes, called Aryanization, required the Jewish portion of the economy to be severed from the rest of the German economy. The German historian Avraham Barkai wrote a chapter titled “Aryanization” in the book How Was…

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