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Furosemide is a drug that is known better as Lasix. It is used if someone has heart problems. A fluid may produce around the heart and this drug would help with that. Also, people with liver scars, high blood pressure and kidney disease may also take this drug. Like all drugs, there are side effects for taking this drug including that it could cause gout or hyperglycemia.

It is recommended that people who take this drug also increase their potassium intake like bananas or oranges. Also, taking other drugs with this one should also be observed. These drugs include aspirin, diuretics, and sucralfate. This drug has been around for a long time and many people take it in order to lessen their problems with their heart, lungs or kidneys.

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A. a tranfusion of whole blood

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When you work in the home you are responsible for making decisions without any help

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It would depend on the level of trust that is given to the nursing aide. There are some places wherein the nursing aid can make adjustments to the catheter but there are also some that would not allow this. To be on the safe side, let us assume that the nursing aide is not allowed to make adjustments to the tubing that has automatically become disconnected.

The best thing that the nursing aide can do is letter A. The ends should be wiped with alcohol and the tubing should be reconnected. The nursing aide now has the duty to tell the nurse about it. The nurse can note it and also check what the nursing aid is done.

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Myocardial infarction is the scientific name for heart attack. There are different reasons why there can be a myocardial infarction. The most common one is lack of nutrients. This is due to the arteries clogging up and blocking the blood supply that results in a part of the heart muscle dying.

This results in an infarct. Inflammation in the myocardium also causes a body wide reaction, resulting in an elevated temperature of the body. The temperature can rise during the first 24 hours of an infarct and it remains elevated for about a week later. Other tests use enzymes in the blood to detect the infarct.

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The five major components of a comprehensive nursing home are as follows: spiritual, psychological, social, functional, and physical aspects. There are a lot of things that nursing homes should be doing to help those that live there. The spiritual aspect is about making sure that these citizens can feel safe and spiritual taken care of. The social aspect allows these elderly people to feel less lonely since many are often left at home for hours on end; by having friends in their nursing home, they have people to turn to when they get lonely. Bonus points if the staff there make them feel welcomed.

As for the psychological, functional, and physical aspects, there are many ways that a nursing home can fulfill these obligations to their residents.

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Do only tast that the registered nurse

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The carotid pulse can be accessed on the right or left side of the neck over the carotid artery. To determine heart rate, this is considered to be a more reliable site to measure than the wrist, particularly in individuals who have suffered some trauma.

The carotid arteries are the avenue for oxygenated blood moving from the heart to the brain. The pulse taken from the carotid arteries may be detected bilaterally on either side of the neck below the angle of the jaw. The carotid pulse should be taken when the patient is either sitting or lying down.

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The answer to this is C. Provide stoma care for a client with a well-functioning stoma. The stoma is an opening that is located at the front of the tummy. This is created during surgery as it will serve as the place where the feces and urine can pass through. Since the patient’s stoma is functioning well, it will not be too hard for the nurse to provide the type of care that the patient needs.

This does not have a lot of risks too. It can be hard for an LPN to provide stoma care to someone whose stoma is not functioning. There are also other professionals who will be delegated teach the patient and family members about the stoma and how it can be cleaned.

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To promote health

To detect the patient condition

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