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CBRCNursingReview
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Continue the current plan of care

The normal plan of care should still be continued because the colostomy is expected not to function for 2 days or more (48 to 72 hours) after surgery....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
5 l/min-simple face masks - for increased flow rates. provide 40 to 60% fio2 at a flow rate of 5 to 8 l/min. minimum flow rate is 5l/min to ensure flushing of co2 from the mask -advantages: more...Read More

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RN pedia
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Protein deficiency

Protein deficiency allows fluid to leak out of the vascular system and third space into the tissues and spaces in the body such as the peritoneal space. Bleeding...Read More

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Wyatt Williams
Answered: Mar 29, 2020

Most people can tolerate regular diet after this type of surgery”

It may take 4 to 6 months to eat anything, but most people can eat anything they want.

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RN pedia
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Daily baths with fragrant soap

The use of fragrant soap is very drying to skin hence causing the pruritus.

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John Smith
Answered: Mar 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: Mar 29, 2020
Come to the clinic at the earliest convenience to have blood drawn

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John Smith
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
When my bowels begin to function again, and I begin to pass gas

When normal bowel functions return, the gastrointestinal tract the nasogastric tube is removed. Choices A and B are both...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Mar 29, 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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Frostanity
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
A 39-year-old female patient complaining of indigestion, discomfort, and states that she feels like she has to "catch her breath."

As opposed to men, women have atypical signs of an angina...Read More

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F.Brian
Answered: Jan 28, 2018
If you've ever tried to walk on crutches you know that there is a bit of a learning curve. It takes some getting used to. A knowledgeable nurse would know if someone has mastered the tripod gait...Read More

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CBRCNursingReview
Answered: Mar 29, 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: Mar 29, 2020
Have a mammogram annually

According to the ACS guidelines, Women older than age 40 should perform breast selfexamination monthly (not annually). The hormonal receptor assay is done on a...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Regular insulin

Metabolic acidosis is anaerobic metabolism caused by lack of ability of the body to use circulating glucose. Administration of insulin corrects this problem.

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Frostanity
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Compensated respiratory acidosis

The pH is WNL (7.35-7.45) which suggests that compensation has occurred. The PCO2 is higher than normal limits (35-45 mm Hg) which indicates respiratory...Read More

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