• Ncps
    Inaccurate follow through of instructions. ♦ vS taken as follows: T: 37.2 P: 84 R: 18 BP: 180/110 Risk for prone behavior related to lack of knowledge about the disease After 8 hours of nursing interventions, the patient will verbalize understanding of the disease process and treatment...
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  • Myocardial Infarction
    nursing care. Developing nursing care plan should include supportive care provided by family or caregivers responsible for meeting physical and/or emotional needs of patient. Rapid hospital discharges results in care of acute and chronic illnesses being Sharon Watkins: 1065277 Page 5...
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  • Zxczxc
    % require assistance with ambulation, 71% have some impairment in vocational ability up to 7 years following the stroke, 16% are institutionalized. (Black et al; 2005 p.2107) II. PATIENT PROFILE Demographic Data My Client Romana Sanico, a 66 year old female born on August 2, 1941, is a Filipino...
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  • Long Term Care Plan
    formation are ulcerative colitis, heart failure, and immobility. Complications of immobility occur during prolonged bedrest such as when a patient is confined to bed for an extensive illness and who sit for a long period of time. Patient is also at risk for stroke due to clots interrupting the flow of...
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  • Making It Easy to Do It Right
    draw together a broad array of clinical information, from many different information subsystems. Dexter et al. incorporated patients' demographic characteristics, problem lists, prior discharge diagnoses, vital signs, active inpatient orders, prior pharmacy records, radiologic results, and the...
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  • Epilepsy Research Paper
    spreads all around at once. “This linkage of electrical discharges creates a “storm” of electrical activity in the brain.”(www.epilepsy.com/101/ep101_cause) When older people starts to develop Alzheimer’s disease, strokes, brain tumors, the number of cases increases after the age of fifty-five or...
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  • Case Study for Chf
    , anxious behavior and promote self care participation. • Maintain adequate bowel function (stool softeners such as Colace should be ordered to prevent constipation). b. Patient Teaching: The following patient/family education should be provided prior to discharge...
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  • Care of Clients
    the diabetes core group is to get referrals from the various wards regarding diabetic patients needing diabetes education. Prior to discharge today 4 patients are referred to you. How would you start prioritizing your activities? a. Bring your diabetes teaching kit and start your session taking...
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  • Reflection
    Barthel scale may be used to assess the likelihood of a stroke patient being able to manage at home with or without support subsequent to discharge from hospital. Good nursing care is fundamental in maintaining skin care, feeding, hydration, positioning, and monitoring vital signs such as temperature...
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  • Intorduction
    disease, Ischemic stroke and in patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. Side Effects: Dizziness, GI tract upset, somnolence and unpleasant taste when the tablet is chewed. Dose: 1,200 mg/day in adults 4. Oxcarbazepine is a tricyclic antiepileptic drug related to carbamazepine. Mechanism of action...
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  • Study Guide
    . The pacemaker stimulates a heart beat if the patient's heart rate drops too low. | A patient has received instruction on the management of a new permanent pacemaker before discharge from the hospital. The nurse recognizes that teaching has been effective when the patient tells the nurse, A) a...
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  • Mr. Ccd Case Study
    ward, bed number 11. Past Illness: As stated by Mr. CCD, he never had any serious health problem other than the common cold. But he did state that he suffered from a stroke a long time ago. Family History: The patient verbalized that he has a family history of hypertension in his mother...
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  • Clinical Issues for Health Care Managers
    placement Diagnostic Lumbar puncture (spinal tap) Both Paracentesis Thoracentsis Endoscopy Assessment/Plan Inpatient vs. outpatient Follow-up/referral Good discharge instructions/warning signs are key Medicine is a constant reevaluation process Prescriptions Name and dosage of...
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  • Long and Short Medical Cases
    accident (stroke), and seizure disorder. Additionally, the patient has a remote history of chronic otitis media as a child for which he had surgical intervention at age 9. Other surgical histories include a cholecystectomy 4 years ago and an appendectomy 13 years ago. Medications: The patient is...
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  • Care Plan
    are not taken in through the diet. | May cause upset stomach. Will put patient at risk for aspiration. | Mirilax/polyethylene glycol 3350 w/ electrolytes | See instructions/17 gm via Gtube dailyHome | Laxative with electrolytes. | Watch for diarrhea with enteral feeding patient...
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  • A Case Study On ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME At Sacred Heart Unit(St. Paul Hospital)
    than 45 for men and older than 55 for women) High blood pressure High blood cholesterol Cigarette smoking Lack of physical activity Type 2 diabetes Family history of chest pain, heart disease or stroke. For women, a history of high blood pressure, preeclampsia or diabetes during pregnancy...
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  • neuro
    , strokes, etc. ----- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)- like a CT scan, MRI images may reveal abnormalities in brain structure. ●Neuropsychological assessment (conducted by a Licensed Clinical Neuropsychologist) -In patients with epilepsy, neuropsychological assessments are most frequently used to aid...
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  • Principles of Drug Administration
    sterile technique when skin is broken. • Use firm strokes if medication is to be rubbed in. E. Instillations • Eyedrops 1. wash hands 2. lie or seat down and look up towards ceiling 3. remove any discharge by wiping out from inner canthus 4. rest hand holding the dropper against the client’s head. 5...
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  • Nursing
    medications or control their breathing B. Patient outcomes following cardiopulmonary arrest 1. In small groups of 3, discuss what you think is likely to be the survival rate to discharge of a person who has had a cardiopulmonary arrest within a hospital 2. In the large group discuss your thoughts from your...
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  • Medical Terms
    - Hepatitis B - PID - HIV infection - AIDs 67. Teaching for patient diagnosed with Chlamydia who is on doxycycline: - Must complete antibiotics to ensure effective treatment and prevent development of PID 68. If untreated gonorrhea can result in: MALE - Discharge increase...
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