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Does not include euthenasia
What should you avoid while taking MAOIs?
Foods that contain tyramine: (smoked meat, cheeses, ripped avocados).
What are side effects of amitriptyline?
Anticholinergic effects: dry mouth, constipation, blue-green urine.
Take with, or immediately after food.
Close eyes for 1 min after administration; this allows absorption of the medication. Also when giving two different types of medication in the eye allow 10-15min in between to prevent diluting the medication.
How do you remove excess eye drop medication.
Gently pat dry with tissue, do not push on eyelid.
How do you give eye drops?
Pull the eye lid down, and instill the medication into the small pocket.
Antacid and Anti-histamine. It can treat and prevent heartburn. It can also treat stomach ulcers and GERD. It also treats conditions that cause to much stomach acid.
AKA: ileitis, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that affects the lining of the digestive tract. You should increase: calories, protein, K+, and decrease fiber in diet.
Stage IV pressure ulcer
Muscle Damage, Tendon exposure.
Stage 2 pressure ulcer
Partial thickness skin loss.
Stage 3 pressure ulcer
Visible sub-Q tissue.
Unilateral leg pain, calf tenderness, and leg swelling.
This is an expected finding in a client who is post-partum.
This is an expected finding while breastfeeding, because nipple stimuli causes release of oxytocin.
Lifting a patient up in bed.
Do not grasp under arms while lifting patient up in bed, this can result in shoulder dislocation.
Post-partum discharge instructions following an episiotomy.
Use ice packs for the first 24hours to reduce edema and discomfort. Patient should sit on a hard surface to decrease pressure on the perineum area. Instruct client to use perineal creams or sprays to decrease pain. An d24hours after delivery use a warm sitz bath to promote circulating to the perineum area.
What does quality improvement process include?
Should include everyone on the team,focuses on improving care related processes, involves both quality and quantity. And recognizes the entire teams accomplishments rather than individual accomplishments.
Serum albumin less than 3.5.
If serum albumin is less than 3.5 that indicates malnutrition and the need for nutritional supplementation.
Alkaline phosphatase levels.
This is not an indicator of nutritional status.
Using words that sound alike, or rhythm. Common with schizophrenia patients.
When someone repeats back what you are saying.
When someone makes up and uses words that have no meaning, or may only have meaning to the speaker.
When the speaker suddenly stops talking for no apparent reason.
Add 7days and subtract 3months from the clients LMP.
How to decrease risk for SIDS.
Breast feeding will decrease risk of respiratory, and GI infections by enhancing the newborns immune system. DTP vaccine does not increase risk for SIDS. Sleeping on stomach increases risk for SIDS, also soft mattress, and heavy covers increase risk.
This is an expected finding after a fracture because of edema and pain.
Early deceleration's in labor.
These are associated with the progression of labor and are benign.
Discharge teaching for crutches.
2-3 fingers should fit between the bars and the axilla, client should flex the elbows 30 degrees when the palms rest on the handles,
Variable accelerations in active labor.
This is a reasurring FHR pattern, indicating in intact fetal CNS, and a healthy placental/fetal exchange of oxygen.
When would you administer O2 to a patient in active labor?
Fetal tachycardia, and variable deceleration's of FHR.
When would you discontinue infusing of Oxycontin in a patient in active labor?
Late deceleration of FHR and variable deceleration of FHR.
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