monitor for allergies and renal problems, encourage consumption with milk, small snack or full glass of water to avoid GI upset, assess for blood clotting problems, advise against abrupt discontinuation of drugs. EXAMPLES
Aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen, oxaprozin, prednisone, hydrocortisone, methylprednisone.
Acute bacterial infection of dermis and underlying connective tissue; S&S: fever, inflammation @ infection site, sore skin, or rash, reddness to face or limb (erthyma); Nursing intervention antibiotics, antipyretics, fluid administration, palliative care, draw lines around to track. diagnostics include: CBC, Fluid cultures, Blood cultures, and blood lactic to identify sepsis Highly contagious viral respiratory disease; S&S: fever> 100, aching muscles, chills and sweats, dry cough, fatigue and weakness, nasal congestion; Nursing interventions antipyretics, rest, fluid management, monitor respiratory for effective airway clearance, antiviral meds to reduce severity and duration, prevention thru vaccination of at-risk indv. WBC, WBC with differentia, ESR, Culture of wound, blood, or infected body fluids, Serologic testing, direct antigen detection methods, antibiotic peak and through, X-ray of chest, abd, urinary system; UA, Stool culture •Acute change in mental state characterized by
-Confusion,Inability to focus, shift, or sustain attention,Disorientation, Sleep-wake cycle disturbances, Disorganized thinking, Perceptual abnormalities, Mood changes, Psychomotor retardation, agitation
Caused by : medical condition, trauma, chemical substance withdrawal