Nurse is educating on losing one pound a week; how many calories?
500 calories a day
Bad sign with a mother with newborn?
Diet for glomerulonephritis?
Low sodium, water restriction
Pediatric patient dehydrated, after initial oral rehydration, give water, juice, or ginger ale?
Postoperative care for a client following a colon resection for colorectal cancer includes which of the following? (Select all that apply.) Report to the provider that the stoma is red in color and has serosanguineous discharge. Monitor and treat pain, and evaluate pain-relief measures. Start a full liquid diet upon return to medical unit. Provide wound care using surgical aseptic technique. Advise the client to use stool softeners to prevent straining.
2, 4, 5
Boggy uterus, do what?
Massage the fundus!
Vertebrae related to paralysis?
Below or above L1-L2 = paralysis
Priority infection for amniotomy?
Patient has stairs, has had a stroke, and has trouble communicating—priority therapy?
Speech r/t ABC
Best to orient what? What not?
Follow nurse, NOT skills checklist
What can grant informed consent?
Parent of minor, spouse or closest relative granted power of attorney, court-ordered rep., legal guardian
Impaired nurse, do what?
Report to CHARGE NURSE
Med error is what trait, like fidelity, veracity, beneficence?
Patient up and walking, pain 8, need what type of pain management?
PCA pump, prn morphine
Prevent exercise-induced bronchospasm, and for long-term use. Take ONCE DAILY AT BED TIME
Take peak gentamicin (amino glycoside) when? Trough?
30 minutes after giving IM, or 30 minutes after IV has finished; trough immediately before giving next dose