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R. Barnes, Analyst
Answered: Jun 03, 2019
There is no big difference between Roxicodone and oxycodone. They are narcotic drugs for a pain reliever. The basic difference between oxycodone and Roxicodone is that, oxycodone is the most...Read More

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J. Goodman, Web Content Writer
Answered: Jul 12, 2018
When it comes to the maximum amount of time for the transfusion of a unit of packed red blood cells, four hours is the tops. Around 30 minutes is the minimum amount of time. What this four hour...Read More

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T. Moore, Writer
Answered: Dec 04, 2018
Previous answers have indicated that the correct protocol would be to gently aspirate the IV to check for a blood return. In this case, a blood return on the IV could certainly mean that the...Read More

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Anika Nicole, Wordsmith
Answered: May 10, 2018
IM (Intramuscular) Injections are required to manage medications or vaccines. The best and safest muscle for IM Injections in the infants (birth to 12 months of age) is Vastus lateralis muscle in...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 25, 2020
Discard the uncapped needle in a puncture-proof container.-rationale: the appropriate procedure is to discard uncapped needles in a puncture-proof, leak-proof container. to reduce the risk of...Read More

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R. Barnes, Analyst
Answered: Jun 13, 2019
There is no much difference between Roxicet and Percocet because they are just brand names for the drugs that contain a certain proportion of acetaminophen and oxycodone. The two medications are...Read More

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R. Hunter
Answered: Nov 19, 2019
Oxycodone hydrochloride is used as an opioid pain reliever. It is included among medications sometimes. Oxycontin occurs in the form of Oxycodone when it is available by itself. Oxycontin is...Read More

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Howard Reyes, Science Teacher
Answered: Sep 05, 2019
There are different people with different pain thresholds. Some can really withstand much pain, while some hardly could hardly bare even the pain of an ant bite, they just go wild. Do, doctors...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 25, 2020
Reduced drug dosages.-rationale: in older clients, diminished hepatic and renal function commonly reduces drug metabolism and excretion. because adverse reactions are frequently related to drug...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 25, 2020
Avoid foods high in vitamin k.-rationale: the client should avoid consuming large amounts of vitamin k because vitamin k can interfere with anticoagulation. the client may need to report diarrhea,...Read More

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M. Klose, Content Writer
Answered: Jul 03, 2018
The best course of action to take here is to immediately report it to the nurse, nurse supervisor, or other facility manager that may be in charge. There could be a simple mistake as far as why...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 25, 2020
Clamp the catheter.-rationale: if a central venous catheter becomes disconnected, the nurse should immediately apply a catheter clamp. if a clamp isnt available, the nurse may place a sterile...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 25, 2020
Altered drug dose-rationale: although not harmful to the client when injected, small air bubbles can actually change the dose of medication administered; therefore, the nurse should remove the air...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 25, 2020
Obtain another pump from central supply to use for the infusion.-rationale: because safety is imperative for both the nurse and her client, the nurse should obtain another pump. using the pump as is...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 25, 2020
Clarify the order with the physician.-rationale: the nurse must call the physician to clarify the order because meperidine 500 mg isnt a safe dosage and the physicians order is incomplete. the order...Read More

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