Chronic vessel plaque formation
Occlusions at the vessel bifurcations
Coronary artery aneurysms
I cannot give this medication as it is written. I have no idea of what you mean."
"Would you please clarify what you have written so I am sure I am reading it correctly?"
"I am having difficulty reading your handwriting. It would save me time if you would be more careful."
"Please print in the future so I do not have to spend extra time attempting to read your writing."
Reprimand the child and give a 15 minute "time out"
Maintain a permissive attitude for this behavior
Use patience and a sense of humor to deal with this behavior
Assert authority over the child through limit setting
"Have you had a recent heart attack?"
"Do you become short of breath during your normal daily activities?"
"How many pillows do you use at night to sleep comfortably?"
"Do you smoke?"
Fluid restriction 1000cc per day
Ambulate in hallway 4 times a day
Administer analgesic therapy as ordered
Encourage increased caloric intake
Poor body image
Dropping out of school
Begin mouth to mouth resuscitation
Give the child water to help in swallowing
Perform 5 abdominal thrusts
Call for the emergency response team
"Do not worry. Epilepsy can be treated with medications."
"The seizure may or may not mean your child has epilepsy."
"Since this was the first convulsion, it may not happen again."
"Long term treatment will prevent future seizures."
Gestational age assessment suggested growth retardation
Meconium was cleared from the airway at delivery
Phototherapy was used to treat Rh incompatibili
The infant received mechanical ventilation for 2 weeks
"Name the year." "What season is this?" (pause for answer after each question)
"Subtract 7 from 100 and then subtract 7 from that." (pause for answer) "Now continue to subtract 7 from the new number."
"I am going to say the names of three things and I want you to repeat them after me: blue, ball, pen."
"What is this on my wrist?" (point to your watch) Then ask, "What is the purpose of it?"
Partial rebreather mask
Simple face mask
Capillary refill of fingers on right hand is 3 seconds
Skin warm to touch and normally colored
Client reports prickling sensation in the right hand
Slight swelling of fingers of right hand
23 year-old in traction for fractured femur
72 year-old with peripheral vascular disease, who is unable to walk without assistance
75 year-old with left sided paresthesia and is incontinent of urine and stool
30 year-old who is comatose following a ruptured aneurysm
Mild cold symptoms
Depressed immune system
Allergy to eggs