ICP catheter- to decrease ICP Vitamin therapy/ Nutritional referral- because of her BMI and nutritional status r/t her pathologies. PPI- Esophageal varices are likely with cirrhosis and it is necessary to decrease stomach acid to prevent rupture of varices. IV fluids- Because of the ascites it is necessary to replace the fluid into the vascular space. Inotropics such as Dopamine- They will improve the BP and Cardiac
It is important to keep her comfortable, but it is also important to give only enough medication to do so. Morphine could knock out her respiratory drive if she was given too much. It is also wrong to let her suffer in pain, so there is a fine line of pain management. Repositioning the patient and trying other means of pain relief, besides medication, would be beneficial with this geriatric patient. Comforting words and decreasing anxiety could reduce pain and fear.
Identify priority nursing care to prevent potential complications following this type of surgery. * Maintain respiratory function * Maintain circulatory function * Promote elimination and adequate nutrition * Promote urinary elimination * Promote wound healing * Achieve rest and comfort 3. Discuss treatment modalities for potential complications as identified above * Push fluids to promote elimination * Hemorrhages may need surgical correction * Apply O₂ 4. Discuss the standard of nursing care when transfusing any blood product. * Verify that an order for the transfusion exists.
Pharmacology: Celebrex Yiu Wing Man, Vanessa (13000332) Celebrex: A powerful painkiller Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition where breaking down the cartilage,causing stiffness, pain and loss of the joint movement. Celebrex (Celecoxib) is non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which is prescribed to treat inflammation and pain. It is most typically used for treatment of acute pain and osteoarthritis to relief the symptoms and signs. People chose Celebrex rather than others for the same purpose because of its better ability to protect stomach from serious complications. Some people have done clinical trials to find out the efficacy of Celebrex.
Therefore breast feeding was highly encouraged to decrease DVT’S or what was considered “milk leg”. Etiology: (description of the cause of the disease, what organs/tissue are affected, what happens to the normal physiology (pathophysiology)?) Deep Vein is mainly caused by a combination of the slowing of the blood and increased clotting in the blood, although there are other factors that can cause clotting such as trauma. Rudolf Virchow (1821-1902) came up with Virchow’s Triad which includes Hypercoagulability (increased clotting), Hemodynamic Changes (slowing of the blood), and Endothelial injury/dysfunction (trauma). It occurs more in males than women and in those 60 years of age and older.
Once again due to this fact that CF is not curable these are only for therapeutic services. Being diagnosed as a baby is the best way to treat the symptoms as comfortable as possible. Life style changes and home remedies are also another way to get the therapeutic effectiveness. Mainly better nutrition rely the fact that the enzymes needed for digestion can’t reach your small intestine preventing food from being absorbed. In addition to enzymes replacement there is an supplemental high-calorie nutrition and special fat-soluble vitamins, extra fiber and extra salt.
That’s why it’s important to have regular prenatal visits to have your blood pressure checked. Women who have high blood pressure before pregnancy (or develop it before the 20th week of pregnancy) have what is called “chronic hypertension.” This form of hypertension does not go away after delivery. If you know you have high blood pressure you should see your doctor before you get pregnant. Without treatment, hypertension can cause serious problems such as slow fetal growth, low birth weight and preterm delivery. The good news is that these problems can usually be prevented with good prenatal care.
Understanding Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematous) Takeia Foxx December 4th, 2012 EDU 100 Ms. O Lupus also called Systemic Lupus Erythematous, or SLE may not have a cure, but it’s a highly treatable condition. People who are affected by Lupus go through many complications on an everyday basis. Not only, do the patients feel pain and the family suffer as well. Lupus can be very detrimental to one’s health. Lupus medications can help lower long-term risk and keep symptoms under control.
You also need to take into account all the factors of your age and how many times that you go for a massage. For example if you have muscle pain and you have a massage and it helps but it comes back it would be good if you have more than one and get behind massage. My big opinion on massage is that I am behind it and me myself believes that massage does work and it helps people in different ways and if you are feeling stressed that’s the way to help get all your stress levels down. Hypnotheraphy
This in turn only supports CT colonography as a better screening choice for colorectal cancer. The cons listed are bowel preparation for the patient prior to a colonoscopy is considered too harsh and can lead to other health problems, i.e. dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, cardiac irregularity. The evaluation of 49 studies showed positive patient outcomes with the use of CT colonography; however did not go further to mention if any future diagnostic testing was necessary. This is very important information for nurses to pass on to their patients informing them they should always ask more questions.