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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
History of aortic valve replacement-rationale: a heart valve prosthesis such as an aortic valve replacement is a major risk factor for infective endocarditis. other risk factors include a history of...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Decreased cardiac output-rationale: decreased cardiac output is an appropriate nursing diagnosis for a client with hcm because the hypertrophied cardiac muscle decreases the effectiveness of the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Pericardial friction rub-rationale: a pericardial friction rub, which sounds like squeaky leather, may occur during the first week following an mi. resulting from inflammation of the pericardial...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
I\ ll keep a log of each time my icd discharges.-rationale: the client stating that he should keep a log of all icd discharges indicates effective teaching. this log helps the client and physician...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Procainamide (pronestyl)-rationale: procainamide may cause an increased qrs complexes and qt intervals. if the qrs duration increases by more than 50%, then the nurse should withhold the drug and...Read More

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Ken Wilson, Marketing Analyst
Answered: Dec 18, 2018
Nurses are required to notify the physicians if anything unusual happens in certain situations. For example, if a nurse is conducting her or his normal routine with a patient whose routine is to...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Increase cardiac output.-rationale: dobutamine increases cardiac output for clients with acute heart failure and those undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass surgery. physicians may use epinephrine...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Within 6 hours-rationale: for the best chance of salvaging the clients myocardium, a thrombolytic agent must be administered within 6 hours after onset of chest pain or other signs or symptoms of...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Elevated st segment-rationale: ischemic myocardial tissue changes cause elevation of the st segment, an inverted t wave, and a pathological q wave. a prolonged pr interval occurs with first-degree...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Homans\ -rationale: a positive homans sign, or pain in the calf elicited upon flexion of the ankle with the leg straight, indicates the presence of a thrombus. testing for rombergs sign assesses...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
I won\ t eat or drink anything after midnight tonight.-rationale: the client requires additional teaching if he states that hell fast from midnight until the test. clients need to abstain from...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
The nurse raises the bed for transfer, maintains a wide base of support during transfer, and lowers the bed before leaving the room.-rationale: the nurse should raise the bed for transfer, maintain...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Jul 13, 2020
Feeling a lump in the throat that interferes with swallowing, eating, or talking. feeling a lump in the throat that interferes with swallowing, eating, or talking

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Marylois.lacey
Answered: Mar 05, 2017
In 2-3 hours food had probably already passed duodenum so gastric ulcer is more plausible

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