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Ken Wilson, Marketing Analyst
Answered: Jan 31, 2019
Renal perfusion is a phrase used to describe blood flow to the kidneys and is commonly assessed with a test called renal scintigraphy. Renal perfusion is the measure of how well blood is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 27, 2020
Limit the occurrence of drafts

A Client with burns is very sensitive to temperature changes because heat is loss in the burn areas.

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John Smith
Answered: May 27, 2020
Complete a neurological assessment.

The nurse must complete a neurological assessment to help determine the cause of the headache before taking any further action.

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John Smith
Answered: May 27, 2020
Melena more common than hematemesis-the bleeding pattern for duodenal ulcer is melena while hematemesis is for gastric ulcer. perforation is more likely is a duodenal and less likely in a gastric....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 27, 2020
Scale

A scale is the characteristic secondary lesion occurring in psoriasis. Although crusts, ulcers, and scars also are secondary lesions in skin disorders, they dont accompany psoriasis.

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D.Anthonyda
Answered: Jan 15, 2018
Should a nurse recieve emergency laboratory results for a client with chest pains and an increased myoglobin level this would suggest that the patient has myocardial damage and the physician...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 27, 2020
A 55-year-old African American male.

African Americans have twice the rate of CVAs as Caucasians and men have a higher incidence than women; African Americans suffer more extensive damage...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 27, 2020
Fluid edema in the retro-orbital tissues which force the eyes to protrude

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John Smith
Answered: May 27, 2020
Document this finding.
Gentle bubbling indicates there is suctioning and is normal. Vigorous bubbling indicates an air leak in the chest tube system, while a blocked or kinked tube can cause...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 27, 2020
Urine output greater than 30ml/hr

Urine output provides the most sensitive indication of the clients response to therapy for hypovolemic shock. Urine output should be consistently greater...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 27, 2020
Pulse 40 with inspiration

Paradoxical pulse is a hallmark symptom of cardiac tamponade. As pressure is exerted on the left ventricle from fluid, the natural increase in pressure from the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 27, 2020
Airway

Assessing for an open airway is the priority. The procedure involves the neck, the anesthesia may have affected the swallowing reflex or the inflammation may have closed in on the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 27, 2020
Positive ELISA and western blot tests

These tests confirm the presence of HIV antibodies that occur in response to the presence of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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CBRCNursingReview
Answered: May 27, 2020
Eliminate sources of caffeine

Sinus bradycardia is often caused by fever, physical and emotional stress, heart failure, hypovolemia, certain medications, nicotine, caffeine, and exercise....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: May 27, 2020
Increased capillary fragility and permeability

Aging process involves increased capillary fragility and permeability. Older adults have a decreased amount of subcutaneous fat and cause an...Read More

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