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What nursing interventions are appropriate for Mrs. J. at the time of her admission? Drug therapy is started for Mrs. J. to control her symptoms. What is the rationale for the administration of each of the following medications?
At the start of her admission, Mrs. J is going through many complications throughout most of her systems. I would follow the rules of ABC and control her respiratory problem first. Mrs. J has an oxygen saturation of 82% and is probably going to continue dropping. She will require oxygen first, possibly a nonrebreather mask. The symptoms she is facing is of a person going through acute heart failure which includes shortness of breath, coughing/wheezing, weight gain, swollen ankles, rapid heart rate, …show more content…

Blood pressure is the force of blood pumped by your heart through your arteries. If your blood pressure is high, your heart has to work harder than it should to circulate blood throughout your body. Hypertension can be managed by medication, lifestyle changes such as increased exercise, dieting, and reduced alcohol intake and quitting smoking. Another cause of heart failure is myocarditis. Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle. It 's

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