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    Emergence delirium (ED) was first described in the 1960s by Dr. Eckenhoff as "a dissociated state of consciousness in which the child is inconsolable, irritable, uncooperative, typically thrashing, crying, moaning, or incoherent" (Mohkamkar et al., 2014, para. 1)‌. Several possible causes of ED have been proposed including rapid emergence from short acting volatile anesthetics and the chemical makeup of volatile anesthetics themselves (Reduque & Verghese, 2012).‌ ED impacts 5.3% of all…

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    Hyponatremia Essay

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    cause by water intoxication due to renal water retention leading to hyponatremia, urine that is too concentrated when serum osmolarity is very high. According to Huether & McCance (2012), Sign and symptom of SIADH depends on rate of development and severity of hyponetremia. In mild cases of hyponetremia, may or may not have any symptom. Norman sodium level in the blood is between 136 to 145 mEq/L. When this level drops from 140 to 130 mEq/L. some of the sign and symptoms may occur like…

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    Foregoing the procedure an anesthesiologist gives the mother epidural anesthesia. The anesthesiologist administers the anesthesia by injecting a locally acting anesthetic into the space around the spinal cord. A catheter is inserted into the urinary bladder to empty it out before the incision into the abdomen. A horizontal incision is made above the pubic bone, this type of cut heals readily and is cosmetically more appealing. Once the pregnant uterus can be seen…

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    Surgical removal of the uterus is a Hysterectomy. This is said to be a very common surgery in the US. Removing of the uterus means that the women can no longer become pregnant. There are many different kinds and variations of Hysterectomies. Some are Total, Supracervical (also called partial), and Radical. Some of the variations or salingo-oophorectomy, salpingectomy, and oophorectomy. They kind and type of hysterectomy done will depend on each patient. There is also 3 different ways that the…

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    more prevalent in the next 10 years. According to a recent study, HAIs have caused about 99,000 deaths per year and 4.5 of every 100 hospital admission will acquire a HAI.6 The CDC has reported that though many HAIs have decreased, a 6% increase in catheter- associated urinary tract infection was recorded between 2009 and 2013.7 This lack of quality is a concern that if not resolved will become a major health care issue, especially as more people become…

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    Essay On Trauma Nursing

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    HOW TO ASSESS AND CARE FOR TRAUMA PATIENTS Introduction: Trauma nursing can be very scary, if you don’t know what you are doing, with this set of instructions I will allow you to gain confidence in your emergency nursing practice which enable you to be better prepared in a trauma situation. For documentation of these steps please follow your facilities guide lines, but there is an example of a trauma documentation flow sheet on the final page of these instructions. This is basic information and…

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    Introduction With patient safety being at the forefront of hospitals’ priority, it’s imperative for administration to implement infection control protocols. The practice of preventive measures along with staff education is necessary in the reduction of hospital liability, extended inpatient stays and loss in revenue. Although some strategies are standard throughout hospital organizations, data and con-stant monitoring of these procedures will provide insight into compliant areas or those that…

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    Mr. Griffin was a pedestrian who was hit by a motor vehicle, traveling approximately 50 mph. EMS arrived on scene and he was unconscious. His Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) was a “3”. He was transported to Detroit Receiving Hospital where is Glasgow Coma Scale in the ER was 7 or 8. He appeared to be un-kept and was wearing all black clothing with dreadlock like hair. His clothing and body were covered with scabies and bugs. Mr. Griffin was cleansed with lotion to kill the scabies and his hair was…

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    case, the nursing diagnosis of Risk for electrolyte Imbalance related to an inadequate intake, is appropriate (Sparks-Ralph & Taylor, 2014, p.796). The patient should be weighed every day to monitor fluid balances. The patient may also need a Foley catheter to accurately measure output (Ignatavicius, 2013, p.1322). For more severe cases, nasogastric suction and decompression may be needed to prevent gastric acid from entering the gastrointestinal tract. If a nasogastric tube is present, oral…

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    The first procedure is to “wash” the semen to produce the healthiest sperm. The sperm are then placed into the uterus using a catheter (a thin, flexible tube) inserted through the cervix. It is timed as closely as possible to the woman’s normal cycle of ovulation, or with fertility medicines. What is assisted reproductive technology (ART)? Assisted reproductive technology (ART)…

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