Chapter one review

Patient with a C5 fracture and crutchfield tongs should have what at the bedside

Torque wrench to tighten and loosen the screws of the crutchfield tongs.

Client with Diverticulitis with a low-roughage diet should eliminate what type of foods

Gas forming and that increase abdominal discomfort ex.broccoli

What is Cephalhematoma

Swelling over the right parietal area that does not cross the suture line

How should a client with an implantable defibrillator use battery operated things

On the oppsite side of the defib

A client with a fractured femur should anticipate what type of order

Bucks traction

A class Tis tumor means

The tumor is in situ

A client with a high serum soduim level will show what type of behavior


Serum Soduim level


A client with Pancreatitis would be prescribed a Levine tube why

Lavage is used to decompress the stomach and rest the bowel

Montgomery straps are used for clients

That require frequent dressing changes or if they are allergic to certian tapes

Why is a cliet with Cirrhosis of the liver receving Lactulose

To lower ammonia levels

A client with an order for Sodium Warfarin recevied the med late in the afternoon why

For accurate bleeding times drawn in the morning

RhoGam is given when

Mothers are Rh - and the babies are Rh+

Antidote for Heparin

Protamine Sulfate

How should a nurse administer a stat order for furosemide(Lasix)

By giving it over 1-2 minutes

What adverse reaction can occur with captopril(capoten) which is given for hepertension

Persistent cough

Liodcaine is a medication grequently ordered for someone that has

Ventricular brachycardia

Why should the nurse check the pulse of a 10-year-old client before giving the medication Theodur

Because it is a bronchodilator and the side effect is tachycardia

Why should a client with multiple myoloma who is taking cyclophosphamide (cytoxan) be told to drink at least eight glasses of water a day

Cytoxan can cause hemmorrhagic cystitis

Regular Insulin begins to exert an effect in

30-60 minutes

The reason for a histamine blocker for a client that will be in the hospital for a long period of time is

To prevent stress ulcers

Pt in the postpartum unit has heavy lochia rubra with large clots the nurse to anticipate an order for

Methergine to cause the uterine to contract for bleeding not controlled by Pitocin

What are trough level

The lowest amount of levels of a drug

The correct time pancreatic enzyme

With each meal and snack

Isoniazid (INH) will be taken for

6 months

The best way to give FeSo4 liquid is with

Ascorbic acid juice

Which labs should be reported to the doctor before giving gentamycin and why

Creatinine because it is toxic to the kidneys and auditory nerve

The best sequence to perform the assessment is

Inspection,auscultation and palpation

When should you administer antacids

Within 1-2hrs of all other medications

Swelling (inflammation) of an abnormal pouch in the intestinal wall. These pouches are usually found in the large intestine (colon).


A late sympton of oral cancer


After giving a heparin injection you should check the site for


Normal potassim level

3.5-5.0 mEq

Normal Central Venous Pressure


The temporal is responsible for

taste,smell, and hearing

The occipital lobe is responsible for


The frontal lobe is resonsible for

judgement,foresight, and behavior

The parietal lobe is responsible for

ideation,sensory functions and language

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