General: no history of weight change, fever or chills, weakness, fatigue, or change in appetite;
11. The fact that a patient has experienced recent weight loss, fatigue, and loss of appetite would be included in which part of the review of systems (ROS)?
Prior to discontinuing the IV Pitocin (oxytocin), which assessment is most important for the nurse to obtain?
o Monitor central venous pressure, oxygen, glucose, electrolytes, lactate, renal function, urine output o Fluid resuscitation, mechanical ventilation, broad-spectrum antibiotic
The serum creatine levels, the BUN, the urinary potassium, the serum pH and sodium clacium are high.
Instructions: Your lab report from Part 1 along with the Part 2 activity will serve as a guide to answer the questions and to complete the tables for the endocrine, cardiovascular (circulatory), and respiratory systems.
Rotavirus causes inflammation of the stomach and intestines; it effects infants and young children often causing severe watery diarrhea, vomiting, fever, abdominal pain, and dehydration. Tetanus toxoids (lock Jaw), pertussis (whooping cough), and diphtheria which is described as a thick covering in the back of the throat, are all included in the TDaP vaccine. Diphtheria may lead to breathing difficulties, paralysis, heart failure, and even death. The hemophilus influenza type B vaccine which prevents meningitis (an infection of the covering of the brain and spinal cord), pneumonia, and epiglottitis (a severe throat infection). Pneumococcal vaccine protects against streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria which can cause severe ear infections and meningitis.
Patient 1 : A 3-week-old baby is brought into the urgent care clinic with a fever of 101.4 degrees F. Without hesitating or assessing the infant, the physician orders a complete blood count (CBC), a urinalysis, blood cultures, and a lumbar puncture.
Ms. Sunshine immediately was placed on oxygen, sitting upright, an IV infusing, had blood work sent for numerous labs, including cardiac markers, had a chest x-ray and an electrocardiogram (EKG) performed. A clinical nurse leader is able to teach patients and patients regarding health promotion, disease prevention, or disease management (American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2011). It is important to understand the pathophysiology behind disease processes in order to help facilitate better outcomes for Ms. Sunshine.
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Upon physical assessment and review of lab work, the following signs and symptoms can be generated:
Patient 2: The patient had an infection in her lungs with an unknown cause. I was on alert for drops in oxygen levels below the patient’s normal range, increases in blood pressure above the patient’s normal range, and the patient’s activity tolerance without the BiPAP machine. I was also looking for signs of a DVT.
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2. The previous NCOER NCOIC departed unexpectedly two months ago due to a compassionate reassignement, and he was out the majority of the previous sixty days prior to his departure due to medical and personal issues. As such, the corrections the battalion CSM required on the NCOERs were not done and the NCOERs were not processed in a timely fashion.
Infants and children are more at risk to catch an illness due to cold temperatures within the home. This can be due to number of reasons which includes physiological, the length of time they spend in the house, increase fuel poverty and crowding in houses. The respiratory health of children that live in cold homes often suffer. The NATCEN study 15% of children who had lived in cold and damp homes for at least three years have had respiratory problems compared to 6% of children who had never lived in cold and damp homes. It is stated by Howden-Chapman and Hales (2013) That families that are in fuel poverty are more likely to have colder homes and this can really make a huge impact on a child’s health. Other families that are using prepayment