A 60-year old patient on a ventilator for whom a sterile sputum specimen must be sent to the lab
A 55-year old with COPD and a pulse oximetry reading from the previous shift of 90% saturation
. A 70-year old with pneumonia who needs to be started on intravenous (IV) antibiotics
A 50-year old with asthma who complains of shortness of breath after using a bronchodilator
Auscultate breath sounds
Administer medications via metered-dose inhaler (MDI)
Complete in-depth admission assessment
Initiate the nursing care plan
Evaluate the patient’s technique for using MDI’s
A client with diabetes being discharged today.
A 35-year-old male with tracheostomy and copious secretions.
A teenager scheduled for physical therapy this morning.
A 78-year-old female client with pressure ulcer that needs dressing change.
Avoid potential environmental asthma triggers such as smoke
Use the inhaler 30 minutes before exercising to prevent bronchospasm
Wash all bedding in cold water to reduce and destroy dust mites.
Be sure to get at least 8 hours of rest and sleep every night.
Avoid foods prepared with monosodium glutamate (MSG)
Hypotonic bowel sounds
Complaints of a sore throat
Heart rate of 112 beats/min
Determining the cause of the attack
Improving exercise tolerance
Complete blood count
To sedate the client
To decrease the client’s pain
To decrease the client’s anxiety
To decrease oxygen demand on the client’s heart
This result is below normal levels
This result is within acceptable levels
This result is above recommended levels
This result is dangerously high
Instruct the UAP to obtain blood glucose
Have patient drink a glass of orange juice
Go to clients room and asses the client for hypoglycemia
Prepare to administer 1 ampule of 50% dextrose intravenously
Diet and exercise regime
Metformin BID by mouth
Regular insulin subcutaneous
None, monitoring at this time is sufficient enough
Is appropriate when the patient desires to intentionally end his life
Focuses on minimizing the disease process as rapidly as possible
Focuses on symptom management for patients not responding to treatment
Is holistic care for patients dying or debilitated and not expected to improve
Excessive intake of calories, rapid weight gain, and difficulty losing weight
An increase in three areas: thirst, intake of fluids, and hunger
Poor circulation, wound healing, and leg ulcers,
Lack of energy, weight gain, and depression
Hold the dose of Lasix and notify the doctor for further orders
Administered the Lasix and notify the doctor for further orders
Turn off the nasogastric suctioning and administered a laxative
No intervention is need the potassium level is within normal range
Potassium 30 meq IV push
Infusion of Potassium intravenously
An oral supplement of potassium
Intramuscular injection of Potassium
None the patient will likely stay on the Lasix
I understand a dry cough is a common side effect with this medication.
I will monitor my glucose levels closely because this medication may mask symptoms of hypoglycemia.
I will make sure I consume foods high in potassium.
I will only take this medication if my blood pressure is high.
A 25 year old female with migraines.
A 45 year old male with angina.
A 39 year old female with asthma.
A 55 year old male with a history of two heart attacks.
A 25 year old patient who exercises 3 times per week for 30 minutes a day and has a history of cervical cancer.
A 35 year old male with a BMI of 30 and reports smoking 2 packs of cigarettes a day.
A 45 year old female that reports her father died at the age of 42 from a myocardial infarction.
A 29 year old that has type I diabetes.
“The brachial artery is most commonly used for this procedure.”
“A dye is injected into the coronary arteries to assess for blockages."
“Not all patients who have a heart catheterization will need a stent placement.” I
“I will not be completely asleep and will be able to breathe on my own during the procedure.”
Take another dose of Nitroglycerin in 5 minutes.
Call 911 immediately
Lie down and rest to see if that helps with relieving the pain
Take two doses of Nitroglycerin in 5 minutes