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John Smith
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Aspirin containing medications should not be taken 14 days before surgery

Aspirin containing medications should not be taken 14 days before surgery to decrease the risk of bleeding.

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John Smith
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
A pressure of 00 to 250 mmH2O

The normal pressure is 70 to 200 mm H2O are considered abnormal. The presence of glucose is an expected finding in CSF, and RBCs typically occur in the first...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Assess for client’s bowel sounds

Bowel sounds are assessed before removing the clients NG tube. If bowel sounds are not present, the patient may still have a bowel obstruction or...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Urinary tract

Although microorganisms that cause sepsis syndrome can enter through the skin, GI tract or respiratory tract, the most common portal of entry is the urinary tract via urinary...Read More

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CBRCNursingReview
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Decreased appetite, weight gain, constipation

Hashimotos disease is the most common cause of hypothyroidism. Thyroid hormones T3 and T4 production is decreased and basal metabolic rate...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Elevate the scrotum using a soft support

Elevation increases lymphatic drainage, reducing edema and pain.

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RN pedia
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
To visualize the disease process in the coronary arteries

The lumen of the arteries can be assessed by cardiac catheterization. Angina is usually caused by narrowing of the coronary arteries.

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John Smith
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Shellfish

Allergy to shellfish indicates a risk to radioplaque dyes and iodine. An antihistamine and corticosteroid are given prior to the procedure.

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John Smith
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Fracture

Common signs and symptoms of fracture include pain, deformity, shortening of the extremity, crepitus and swelling.

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

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

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Y. Dawne, Content Blogger
Answered: Feb 07, 2019
Hypocalcemia is a condition of electrolyte imbalance wherein there is a decreased level of serum calcium. Hypocalcemia is a very preventable disorder. The easiest way to ensure adequate cal...Read More

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CBRCNursingReview
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Feed her some burnt bread

Oral activated charcoal, like that in burnt bread, absorbs poisonous compounds. Choice A is incorrect since Ipecac is given to stimulate vomiting center for...Read More

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Frostanity
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Ventilate the patient using a manual resuscitation bag as another nurse notifies for help from the resuscitation team

Tube dislodgement that occurs 72 hours after surgery is an emergency....Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Mar 29, 2020
Intensity

Intensity is the major indicative of severity of pain and it is important for the evaluation of the treatment.

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