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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
Keep trachea free of secretions

Patent airway is the most priority; therefore removal of secretions is necessary.

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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
Third spacing-risk factors/causes of hypovolemia: vomiting, ng suction, diarrhea, diaphoresis, diuretic therapy, diabetes insipidus, renal disease, adrenal insufficiency, osmotic diuresis, third...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
1. deficient fluid volume related to osmotic diuresis-a serum glucose level of 618 mg/dl indicates hyperglycemia, which causes polyuria and deficient fluid volume. in this client, tachycardia is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
Elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate (esr)-in parkinsons crisis, dopamine-related symptoms are severely exacerbated, virtually immobilizing the client. a client who is confined to bed during a...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
Extension of the extremities after a stimulus

Decerebrate posturing is the extension of the extremities after a stimulus which may occur with upper brain stem injury.

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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
52 mm Hg

CPP is derived by subtracting the ICP from the mean arterial pressure (MAP). For adequate cerebral perfusion to take place, the minimum goal is 70 mmHg. The MAP is derived using...Read More

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RN pedia
Answered: May 29, 2020
Frequently monitor client’s apical pulse and blood pressure

Blood pressure is monitored to detect hypotension which may indicate shock or hemorrhage. Apical pulse is taken to detect...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
High levels of low density lipid (LDL) cholesterol

An increased in LDL cholesterol concentration has been documented at risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis. LDL cholesterol...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
The incident command system-the incident command system (ics) is a management tool for organizing personnel, facilities, equipment and communication for any emergency situation. the federal...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
Right or left costovertebral angle

Discomfort or pain is a problem that originates in the kidney. It is felt at the costovertebral angle on the affected side.

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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
Yellow sclera

Liver inflammation and obstruction block the normal flow of bile. Excess bilirubin turns the skin and sclera yellow and the urine dark and frothy.

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RN pedia
Answered: May 29, 2020
Obtaining infusion pump for the medication

Administration of Intravenous Nitroglycerin infusion requires pump for accurate control of medication.

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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
A normal finding

This would be a normal finding for this particular patient since the ventricles stiffen in the aging adult

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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
Check the system for air leaks

Excessive bubbling indicates an air leak which must be eliminated to permit lung expansion.

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John Smith
Answered: May 29, 2020
4 to 12 years.

The peak incidence of Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) is 4 years of age. It is uncommon after 15 years of age.

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