45 year-old African American attorney
60 year-old Asian American shop owner
40 year-old Caucasian nurse
55 year-old Hispanic teacher
Gastric lavage PRN
Acetylcysteine (mucomyst) for age per pharmacy
Start an IV Dextrose 5% with 0.33% normal saline to keep vein open
Activated charcoal per pharmacy
Angina at rest
Falling blood pressure
Maintain fluid and electrolyte balance
Prevent urinary tract infection
Decreasing amounts of body fat and muscle mass
Little change in body appearance from year to year
Progressive height increase of 4 inches each year
Yearly weight gain of about 5.5 pounds per year
Go get a blood pressure check within the next 48 to 72 hours
Check blood pressure again in 2 months
See the health care provider immediately
Visit the health care provider within 1 week for a BP check
A middle aged client with a history of being ventilator dependent for over 7 years and admitted with bacterial pneumonia five days ago
A young adult with diabetes mellitus Type 2 for over 10 years and admitted with antibiotic induced diarrhea 24 hours ago
An elderly client with a history of hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and lupus, and was admitted with Stevens-Johnson syndrome that morning
An adolescent with a positive HIV test and admitted for acute cellulitus of the lower leg 48 hours ago
Should be taken in the morning
May decrease the client’s energy level
Must be stored in a dark container
Will decrease the client’s heart rate
Prepare the child for x-ray of upper airways
Examine the child’s throat
Collect a sputum specimen
Notify the healthcare provider of the child’s status
A middle-aged client who says "I took too many diet pills" and "my heart feels like it is racing out of my chest."
A young adult who says "I hear songs from heaven. I need money for beer. I quit drinking 2 days ago for my family. Why are my arms and legs jerking?"
An adolescent who has been on pain medications terminal cancer with an initial assessment finding pupils and a relaxed respiratory rate of 10
An elderly client who reports having taken a "large crack hit" 10 minutes prior to walking into the emergency room
Eating 3 balanced meals a day
Adding complex carbohydrates
Avoiding very heavy meals
Limiting sodium to 7 gms per day
The client complains of discomfort at the IV insertion site
The client states "I just can’t get relief from my pain."
The level of drug is 100 ml at 8 AM and is 80 ml at noon
The level of the drug is 100 ml at 8 AM and is 50 ml at noon
Electrical energy fields
Spinal column manipulation
Exercise of joints
Decrease in level of consciousness
Loss of bladder control
Altered sensation to stimuli
Positive sweat test
Bulky greasy stools
Moist, productive cough
Place a call to the client’s health care provider for instructions
Send him to the emergency room for evaluation
Reassure the client’s wife that the symptoms are transient
Instruct the client’s wife to call the doctor if his symptoms become worse
Client must be NPO before the examination
Enema to be administered prior to the examination
Medicate client with Lasix 20 mg IV 30 minutes prior to the examination
No special orders are necessary for this examination
"You need to regain your strength before attempting such exertion."
"When you can climb 2 flights of stairs without problems, it is generally safe.”
"Have a glass of wine to relax you, then you can try to have sex."
"If you can maintain an active walking program, you will have less risk."
A 2 month old infant with a history of rolling off the bed and has bulging fontanels with crying
A teenager who got a singed beard while camping
An elderly client with complaints of frequent liquid brown colored stools
A middle aged client with intermittent pain behind the right scapula
"I want to protect my child from any falls."
"I will set limits on exploring the house."
"I understand the need to use those new skills."
"I intend to keep control over our child."
Verify correct placement of the tube
Check that the feeding solution matches the dietary order
Aspirate abdominal contents to determine the amount of last feeding remaining in stomach
Ensure that feeding solution is at room temperature
Narrowed QRS complex
Shortened "PR" interval
Tall peaked T waves
Prominent "U" waves
All striated muscles
The leg bones
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