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32 terms
Neurological adult health nursing
Neurotransmitter
Acetylcholine
Norepinephrine
Dopamine
Modify or result in the transmission of impulses between syna…
Nerve impulse transmission is sped up. Then cholinesterase is…
Effect on maintaining arousal, dreaming, regulation of mood.
Primarily affects motor function, gross subconscious movement…
Neurotransmitter
Modify or result in the transmission of impulses between syna…
Acetylcholine
Nerve impulse transmission is sped up. Then cholinesterase is…
40 terms
Integumentary adult health nursing
Macule
Papule
Patch
Plaque
Flat, circumscribed... Freckled, flat moles
Elevated, flag, circumscribed... Ex: Wart
Flat, non palpablem irregular shape... Vitillgo, port-wine stains
Elevated irregular shaped area of cutaneous edema... Ex:Insect b…
Macule
Flat, circumscribed... Freckled, flat moles
Papule
Elevated, flag, circumscribed... Ex: Wart
23 terms
Adult Health Nursing: Sensory
Emmetropia
Hyperopia
Myopia
Astigmatism
Perfect refraction of the eye
Farsightedness (occurs when the eye does not refract light en…
Nearsightedness (occurs when the eye over refracts or over be…
A refractive error caused by unevenly curved surfaces on or i…
Emmetropia
Perfect refraction of the eye
Hyperopia
Farsightedness (occurs when the eye does not refract light en…
33 terms
Adult Health--Perioperative Nursing
Perioperative Nursing Phase
Periop Nurse
Never Events
Surgical Procedures Can Be Classified…
Begins with client's decision to go into surgery, ends with c…
Prepares for surgery, during surgery, and after surgery... -AORN…
Costly errors that are preventable:... *Surgery on the wrong pat…
* Purpose e.g. Palliation... * Degree of Urgency e.g. elective... *…
Perioperative Nursing Phase
Begins with client's decision to go into surgery, ends with c…
Periop Nurse
Prepares for surgery, during surgery, and after surgery... -AORN…
Adult Nursing-Health
Health
Mental Health
Medical (biological model)
Classification systems
A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being.
The emotional and spiritual resilience which allows us to enj…
Treats like physical disorder... Physical Cause (genetics/neurot…
The diagnostical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)... The Intern…
Health
A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being.
Mental Health
The emotional and spiritual resilience which allows us to enj…
32 terms
Nursing and Health: Older Adults
Gerontology
Gerontological nursing
Stochastic theories
nonstochastic theories
study of all aspects of the aging process and its consequences
requires creative approaches for maximizing the potential of…
view aging as the result of random cellular damage that occur…
view aging as the result of genetically programmed physiologi…
Gerontology
study of all aspects of the aging process and its consequences
Gerontological nursing
requires creative approaches for maximizing the potential of…
Adult Health Nursing Exam 3
time ranges for kidney failure
acute renal failure
goal of acute kidney failure treatment
prerenal failure
acute-->hours-days... chronic-->months-years... ESRD-permanant
abrupt loss of function, 40-60% mortality rate
id and treat before irreversible damage occurs
reduced bloodflow to kidneys
time ranges for kidney failure
acute-->hours-days... chronic-->months-years... ESRD-permanant
acute renal failure
abrupt loss of function, 40-60% mortality rate
92 terms
Adult Health Nursing Exam #2
Normal CO
Systolic HF (how common?, patho?, ejec…
Diastolic HF (how common?, patho?, eje…
Ejection Fraction
4-6L
More common than DHF; r/t weakness of the heart muscle (thin,…
Not very common; r/t thickened musculature of the heart (hype…
Amount of blood pumped out of the ventricle/ total amount of…
Normal CO
4-6L
Systolic HF (how common?, patho?, ejec…
More common than DHF; r/t weakness of the heart muscle (thin,…
10 terms
Nursing of Adults - Sexual Health
False
decreased sperm production
Confusion
False
Urinary incontinence is normal occurrence with aging
What are some normal aging characteristics of Males
What is the primary sign of a UTI in the older adult
Placement of indwelling catheter pose a decreased risk for de…
False
Urinary incontinence is normal occurrence with aging
decreased sperm production
What are some normal aging characteristics of Males
35 terms
Nursing Adult Health- sensory/vision
orbit
sclera
uvea
iris
bony socket of the skull that surrounds and protects the eye…
external layer of the eye. "white" of the eye, and transparen…
middle layer of the eye. Heavily pigmented and consists of th…
colored portion of the external eye. at the center is the pupil
orbit
bony socket of the skull that surrounds and protects the eye…
sclera
external layer of the eye. "white" of the eye, and transparen…
64 terms
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM (adult health nursing)
Respiratory System
Upper Respiratory tract organs are?
upper respiratory organ functions?
NOSE
Provide oxygen for metabolism... Removal of Co2
Nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea
-facilitate sense of smell... -production of speech... -maintains a…
2 nares separated by Septum... hairs trap dust and particles... lin…
Respiratory System
Provide oxygen for metabolism... Removal of Co2
Upper Respiratory tract organs are?
Nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea
33 terms
Adult Health Nursing Ch. 2.
Diagnostic
Ablative
Palliative
Reconstructive
Surgical exploration that allows physician to confirm diagnos…
Excision or removal of diseased body part (amputation, remova…
Surgery for relief or reduction of intensity of disease sympt…
Restoration of function or appearance to traumatized or malfu…
Diagnostic
Surgical exploration that allows physician to confirm diagnos…
Ablative
Excision or removal of diseased body part (amputation, remova…
54 terms
Adult Health Nursing Exam #1
Normal BP
PreHTN
Stage 1 HTN
Stage 2 HTN
<120/80
SBP = 120-139 ... OR... DBR = 80-89
SBP = 140-159... OR... DBP = 90-99
SBP = >159... OR... DBP = >99
Normal BP
<120/80
PreHTN
SBP = 120-139 ... OR... DBR = 80-89
64 terms
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM (adult health nursing)
Respiratory System
Upper Respiratory tract organs are?
upper respiratory organ functions?
NOSE
Provide oxygen for metabolism... Removal of Co2
Nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea
-facilitate sense of smell... -production of speech... -maintains a…
2 nares separated by Septum... hairs trap dust and particles... lin…
Respiratory System
Provide oxygen for metabolism... Removal of Co2
Upper Respiratory tract organs are?
Nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea
16 terms
terms for final adult health nursing
what are the functions of the GI tract?
absorption is carried out as
saliva is secreted
GERD
secretion, absorption, motility, and elimination.
the nutrients produced by digestion move from the lumen of th…
in response to the presence of food in the mouth
occurd when the LES lower esophogeal sphincter does not work…
what are the functions of the GI tract?
secretion, absorption, motility, and elimination.
absorption is carried out as
the nutrients produced by digestion move from the lumen of th…
12 terms
Adult Health 1 - Emergency Nursing
Triaging in disaster situations
Green tag
Yellow tag
Red tag
Pre-hospital triaging in a disaster situation is critical to…
Minor injury - "walking wounded", able to assist with their o…
Delayed - non-life-threatening injury, suggesting that casual…
Immediate - life-threatening injury requiring immediate inter…
Triaging in disaster situations
Pre-hospital triaging in a disaster situation is critical to…
Green tag
Minor injury - "walking wounded", able to assist with their o…
19 terms
Level One Nursing: Adult Health: Health Assessment
Assessment
Auscultation
Back channeling
Closed ended questions
Collection of information from primary source.... The interpreta…
Method of physical exam.... Listening to the sounds of produced…
Active listening technique that prompts a respondent to conti…
Form of question that limits a respondents answer to one or t…
Assessment
Collection of information from primary source.... The interpreta…
Auscultation
Method of physical exam.... Listening to the sounds of produced…
48 terms
Adult Health Nursing Ch. 1
anterior (ventral)
posterior (dorsal)
cranial
Caudal
To face forward; front of the body.
Toward the back.
Toward the head. Brain is located
Toward the distal end of the body.
anterior (ventral)
To face forward; front of the body.
posterior (dorsal)
Toward the back.
23 terms
Adult Health Nursing Ch. 3
Alopecia
Autograft
Contractures
Curling's Ulcer
Is the loss of hair caused by aging, drugs, anxiety, disease;…
Surgical transplantation of any tissue from one part of the b…
Shortening or tension of muscles that affects extension.
A duodenal ulcer that develops 8-14 days after severe burns o…
Alopecia
Is the loss of hair caused by aging, drugs, anxiety, disease;…
Autograft
Surgical transplantation of any tissue from one part of the b…
11 terms
Chapter 15: Adult Health Nursing
Immunocompetence
Immunoincompetence
Immunity
Immunology
is the immune system's ability to mobilize and use its antibo…
If the immune responses is too weak of too vigorous, homeosta…
is the quality of being insusceptible to or unaffected by a p…
the study of the immune system
Immunocompetence
is the immune system's ability to mobilize and use its antibo…
Immunoincompetence
If the immune responses is too weak of too vigorous, homeosta…
92 terms
Adult Health Nursing Exam #2
Normal CO
Systolic HF (how common?, patho?, ejec…
Diastolic HF (how common?, patho?, eje…
Ejection Fraction
4-6L
More common than DHF; r/t weakness of the heart muscle (thin,…
Not very common; r/t thickened musculature of the heart (hype…
Amount of blood pumped out of the ventricle/ total amount of…
Normal CO
4-6L
Systolic HF (how common?, patho?, ejec…
More common than DHF; r/t weakness of the heart muscle (thin,…
71 terms
Adult Health Final Nursing 111
What could a patient be experiencing w…
Autonomic dysreflexia
What is the term for headache ?
What will you monitor for with someone…
Autonomic dysreflexia
is an exaggerated sympathetic nervous system response in peop…
Cephalalgia
Monitor their BUN and uric acid levels because they will be e…
What could a patient be experiencing w…
Autonomic dysreflexia
Autonomic dysreflexia
is an exaggerated sympathetic nervous system response in peop…
100 terms
Nursing 372 Adult Health GI Health
Large intestine is also called the _____
The large intestine function is ____
The large intestine is ___ long.
The small intestine is ___ long
colon
to absorb fluids
6 feet
25 feet
Large intestine is also called the _____
colon
The large intestine function is ____
to absorb fluids
19 terms
Level One Nursing: Adult Health: Health Assessment
Assessment
Auscultation
Back channeling
Closed ended questions
Collection of information from primary source.... The interpreta…
Method of physical exam.... Listening to the sounds of produced…
Active listening technique that prompts a respondent to conti…
Form of question that limits a respondents answer to one or t…
Assessment
Collection of information from primary source.... The interpreta…
Auscultation
Method of physical exam.... Listening to the sounds of produced…
105 terms
Adult Health 1 Nursing 307 Final Exam
Glucose
Magnesium
Cl
Potassium
70-100 mg/dl
1.5-2.5 mEq/L
95-105 mEq/L
3.5-5 mEq/L
Glucose
70-100 mg/dl
Magnesium
1.5-2.5 mEq/L
19 terms
Level One Nursing: Adult Health: Health Assessment
Assessment
Auscultation
Back channeling
Closed ended questions
Collection of information from primary source.... The interpreta…
Method of physical exam.... Listening to the sounds of produced…
Active listening technique that prompts a respondent to conti…
Form of question that limits a respondents answer to one or t…
Assessment
Collection of information from primary source.... The interpreta…
Auscultation
Method of physical exam.... Listening to the sounds of produced…
25 terms
Foundations and adult health nursing ch 18
Acute pain
Chronic pain
Endorphins
Gate control theory
Intense, unpleasant, sensation of short duration lasting less…
Pain lasting longer than 6 months; can be as intense as acute…
Anyone of the neuropeptides composed of many amino acids, ela…
Suggests that impulses can be regulated or even blocked by ga…
Acute pain
Intense, unpleasant, sensation of short duration lasting less…
Chronic pain
Pain lasting longer than 6 months; can be as intense as acute…
26 terms
Foundations and adult health nursing ch 3
Auditors
Chart (health care record)
Charting
Charting by exeption
...
Is a legal record that is used to meet the many demands of th…
Process of recording information on a patient's chart.
Recording only new data or changes in a patient's status or c…
Auditors
...
Chart (health care record)
Is a legal record that is used to meet the many demands of th…
20 terms
Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Ch 7
Anticeptic
Asepsis
Carrier
Centers for Disease Control and Preven…
A substance that tends to inhibit the growth snd reproduction…
Free of pathogenic microorganisms.
Person or animal who harbors and spreads an organism, causing…
Federal agency that provides facilities and services for inve…
Anticeptic
A substance that tends to inhibit the growth snd reproduction…
Asepsis
Free of pathogenic microorganisms.
39 terms
Foundations and adult health nursing ch 17
Acupressure
Acupuncture
Allopathic
Alternative therapies
Complementary and alternative medicine therapy that uses gent…
Complementary and alternative medicine therapy that stimulate…
Traditional or conventional western medicine.
No traditional therapies that may include the same interventi…
Acupressure
Complementary and alternative medicine therapy that uses gent…
Acupuncture
Complementary and alternative medicine therapy that stimulate…
16 terms
Foundations and adult health nursing ch 39
Medical director
Nurse coordinator
Social worker
Spiritual coordinator
Has a doctorate of medicine or osteopathy and assumes over al…
Is a RN who accommodates of the plan of care of each patient.…
Evaluates and assess the psychosocial need of the patient. As…
Is the liaison between the spiritual community and the interd…
Medical director
Has a doctorate of medicine or osteopathy and assumes over al…
Nurse coordinator
Is a RN who accommodates of the plan of care of each patient.…
33 terms
Foundations and adult health nursing ch 42
Alopecia
Autograft
Contractures
Curling's úlcers
Loss of hair resulting from destruction of hair follicles.
Surgical transplantation of any tissue from one part of the b…
Abnormal usually permanent condition of a joint characterized…
Duodenal ulcer that develops 8 to 14 days after severe burns…
Alopecia
Loss of hair resulting from destruction of hair follicles.
Autograft
Surgical transplantation of any tissue from one part of the b…
21 terms
Foundations and Adult health nursing Chapter 7 Asepsis
Pathogen
Non-pathogen
Asepsis
2 types asepsis
Disease causing germs
Harmless
Free of pathogens
Medical asepsis/clean technique no pathogens ... Reduce the numb…
Pathogen
Disease causing germs
Non-pathogen
Harmless
142 terms
Adult health nursing 1 exam #3
Respiratory Failure
Essential components of the Resp Syste…
Indications for Mechanical Vent
Goals for Mechanical Vent
inadequate gas exchange due to dysfunction of 1 or more essen…
chest wall (pleura, diaphragm)... airways... alveolar-capillary uni…
resp failure... cardiopulm arrest... trauma (head, neck, chest)... car…
treat hypoxemia... treat acute resp acidosis... relief of resp dist…
Respiratory Failure
inadequate gas exchange due to dysfunction of 1 or more essen…
Essential components of the Resp Syste…
chest wall (pleura, diaphragm)... airways... alveolar-capillary uni…
59 terms
Foundations and adult health nursing ch 19
Amino acids
Anabolism
Anorexia nervosa
Catabolism
Are the building blocks of protein. 22 amino acids have been…
The building g aspect in which the energy released from catab…
Is an eating disorder characterized by self imposed starvation.
Breakdown or destructive pase of metabolism.
Amino acids
Are the building blocks of protein. 22 amino acids have been…
Anabolism
The building g aspect in which the energy released from catab…
14 terms
Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Ch 1
Florence Nightengale
National League for Nursing (NLN)
PN program outcomes developed by NLN
American Nurses Association (ANA)
- changed nursing from an occupation of a social aberration t…
- primary organization in charge of education for nurses... - de…
1. Human Flourishing... 2. Nursing Judgement... 3. Professional Ide…
laws for nurses
Florence Nightengale
- changed nursing from an occupation of a social aberration t…
National League for Nursing (NLN)
- primary organization in charge of education for nurses... - de…
12 terms
Foundation and Adult Health Nursing Ch 13
Admission
Against medical advice (AMA)
Continuity of care
Discharge
Entry of a patient into a health care facility.
Charting notations when a patient leaves a health care facili…
Continuing of established patient care from one setting to an…
Release of patient from a health care facility.
Admission
Entry of a patient into a health care facility.
Against medical advice (AMA)
Charting notations when a patient leaves a health care facili…
30 terms
Foundations and adult health nursing ch 38
Chronic illness
Commission on accreditation of rehabil…
Disability
Family-centered-care
An irreversible presence, accumulation, or latency of disease…
A not-for-profit, private, international standards setting an…
Any restriction or lack of (resulting from an impairment) of…
Philosophy of care that recognizes the family as the constant…
Chronic illness
An irreversible presence, accumulation, or latency of disease…
Commission on accreditation of rehabil…
A not-for-profit, private, international standards setting an…
31 terms
Functions and adult health nursing Ch 15
Cytology
Electrocardiogram (ECG)
Expectorate
Fixative
Study of cells and their formation, origin, structure, bioche…
Graphic representation of electrical impulses generated by th…
To eject mucus, sputum, or fluids from the trachea and lungs…
Any substance used to preserve gross or histologic specimens…
Cytology
Study of cells and their formation, origin, structure, bioche…
Electrocardiogram (ECG)
Graphic representation of electrical impulses generated by th…
33 terms
Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Ch 4
Communication
Active listening
Aggressive communication
Altered Cognition
...
Giving full attention and a concerted effort to understand th…
Interacting with another in an overpowering and forceful mann…
A decrease or lack of cognitive ability to receive, process,…
Communication
...
Active listening
Giving full attention and a concerted effort to understand th…
48 terms
Foundations and adult health nursing ch 24
Advance directives
Allow natural death
Anticipatory grief
Autopsy
Are signed and witnessed documents that provide specific inst…
Acknowledges that one is going to die and forgoes aggressive…
Expectation of or preparation for the loss of the loss of one…
Examination performed after a persons death to confirm or det…
Advance directives
Are signed and witnessed documents that provide specific inst…
Allow natural death
Acknowledges that one is going to die and forgoes aggressive…
51 terms
Foundations and adult health nursing ch 1
Accreditation
Approved program
Articulation
Certification
Is a higher standard that signifies that the accrediting orga…
Is one that satisfies the minimum standards set by state agen…
Allows nursing programs to plan their curricula collaborative…
...
Accreditation
Is a higher standard that signifies that the accrediting orga…
Approved program
Is one that satisfies the minimum standards set by state agen…
Foundations in Adult Health Nursing Ch6
culture
subculture
Factors that effect culture
stereotype
set of learned values, beliefs, customs, and practices that a…
-shared characteristics with primary culture... -has characteris…
-characteristics... -differences... -age... -religion... -dialect/languag…
generalized expectation about forms of behavior towards an in…
culture
set of learned values, beliefs, customs, and practices that a…
subculture
-shared characteristics with primary culture... -has characteris…
24 terms
Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Ch 9
Axilla
Bedpan
Canthus
Circumorbital
Underarm are or armpit.
Devise for receiving feces or urine from patients confined to…
Angle at the medial and lateral margins of the eyelid (inner…
Around an orbit often referring to the eye.
Axilla
Underarm are or armpit.
Bedpan
Devise for receiving feces or urine from patients confined to…
15 terms
Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Ch 3
Five purposes of documentation
Traditional Chart
Electronic Health Record (EHR)
Nurses Notes
- documented communication... - permanent record for accountabil…
- paper chart divided into different sections... - emphasis on s…
- at desk, computer on wheels, in patient room on walls... - por…
- observation/assessment ... - care given... - patient responses... i…
Five purposes of documentation
- documented communication... - permanent record for accountabil…
Traditional Chart
- paper chart divided into different sections... - emphasis on s…
13 terms
Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Ch 6
Biomedical health belief system
Cultural competence
Culture
Ethnicity
Primary health belief in the United States
Awareness by the nurse own cultural beliefs practices and an…
A set of learned values, beliefs, customs, and practices that…
A group of people who share a common social and cultural heri…
Biomedical health belief system
Primary health belief in the United States
Cultural competence
Awareness by the nurse own cultural beliefs practices and an…
30 terms
Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Ch 5
Nursing Process and Critical Thinking
Actual nursing diagnosis
Assertive communication
Biographic data
...
Statement of health problem that a nurse is licensed and comp…
Interaction that takes into account the feelings and needs of…
Relating to the facts and events of a person's life.
Nursing Process and Critical Thinking
...
Actual nursing diagnosis
Statement of health problem that a nurse is licensed and comp…
22 terms
Foundations and Adult Health Nursing Ch 10
Bioterrorism
Codes
Disaster manual
Type A extinguisher
Use of biologic agents to creat fear and threaten a terrorist…
System of notification that allows information to be transmit…
Written agency instruction specifying departmental responsibi…
Paper, wood, and cloth fires.
Bioterrorism
Use of biologic agents to creat fear and threaten a terrorist…
Codes
System of notification that allows information to be transmit…
6 terms
Ch 7 - Adult Health Nursing Ethics
Medicalization
Medical Model
Market-Driven Interests that Drive Med…
Compliance
An illness, disorder or disease that "is not ipso facto a med…
Cure over care is emphasized
- Managed Care... - Biotechnology (i.e. genetic possibilities an…
An assumed agreement between a patient and a healthcare profe…
Medicalization
An illness, disorder or disease that "is not ipso facto a med…
Medical Model
Cure over care is emphasized
66 terms
Foundations and Adult Health Nursing ch 12
Acute
Anorexia
Assessment
Auscultation
Having a short and relatively severe course; short duration o…
A psychoneurotic disorder characterized by a prolonged refusa…
Evaluation or appraisal of a condition; includes observing, g…
To listen for sounds within the body to evaluate the conditio…
Acute
Having a short and relatively severe course; short duration o…
Anorexia
A psychoneurotic disorder characterized by a prolonged refusa…
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