Random NCLEX/ Fluid And Electrolytes

Random NCLEX/ Fluid And Electrolytes
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Pulmonary TB assessment
-fevers in afternoon
-frequent coughing
-bloody sputum
-weight loss
calcium level
135-145 mEq/L
calcium food sources
canned food
lunch meat
processed food
snack food
soy sauce
table salt
white/whole wheat bread
suprapubic prostatectomy
2 tubes: cath and suprapubic drainage tube. Both should drain bloody urine. if he yells "Take that tube out of me right now!" he could have a clot
Train wreck this morning: which patient is stable to be moved? from surgical to peds- which skills does nurse have?
total knee replacement
needs special equipment; passive ROM
spinal stenosis postop
requires careful positioning

pt in PACU, major abd sx this morning. Patient vomits. which are we most concerned with?
-electrolyte imbalance
-wound contamination
aspiration because patient is not likely to be fully conscious

pt major abd sx yesterday, vomiting frequently. most concerned with?
-electrolyte imbalance
-wound contamination
electrolyte imbalance bc vomiting frequently

Pt admitted immediately following CVA. Which goal is priority?
-maintain skin integrity
-be continent of urine
-have clear lungs upon auscultation
-maintain joint mobility
clear lungs upon auscultation

4 y/o constantly scratching anus. pinworms suspected. INITIAL:
-identify organism
-collect stool specimen
-prevent reinfection
-notify health dept

when you hear INITIAL think ASSESSMENT (1&2)
stool specimen doesnt dx pinworms. need to
identify organism

adult acute glomerulonephritis complains of thirst. Offer client:
-hard candy
-cup of broth
-glass of ginger ale

Think odd man wins
-hard candy
can't give pt liquids
Thyroid crisis

odd man wins! rapid pulse!
thyroid controls metabolic rate

chronic glomerulonephritis. which CM would not be observed when in stage of diminshed renal reserve?
-high BUN

odd man wins
high BUN

Probable hep A. Initial symptom?

Nausea. Starts with GI
odd man wins!
Hypocalcemia EKG
Prolonged STProlonged QT
Hypercalcemia EKG
Shortened ST segmentWidened T wave
Hypokalemia EKG
ST depression Shallow, flat, inverted T waveProminent U wave
Hyperkalemia EKG
Tall peaked T waves Flat P waves Widened QRS complexProlonged PR interval
Hypomagnesemia EKG
Tall T waves Depressed ST segment
Hypermagnesemia EKG
Prolonged PR intervalWidened QRS complexes

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