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 two (2) months
See the health care provider immediately
Visit the health care provider within one (1) week for a BP check
A middle-aged client with a history of being ventilator dependent for over seven (7) years and admitted with bacterial pneumonia five days ago.
A young adult with diabetes mellitus Type 2 for over ten (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 cellulitis 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