INCORRECT Stressful events, such as the death of a spouse, do not increase the risk for osteoporosis. B) Gave birth to her first and only child at age 30. INCORRECT Osteoporosis is not associated with the timing or number of pregnancies. C) Body mass index of 19. CORRECT A thin body build, evidenced by a body mass index of 19, is a risk factor for osteoporosis.
B -- Explain that the client will not be able to move her head thoughout the CT scan #4 The neurologist also prescribes a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head STAT, why? C -- Right hip replacement #5 Nancy's daughter Gail, starts to cry and states, 'Mom was fine last week when we went out to eat and to a show. I love my mom so much, and I am so scared. She is all I have.' How should the nurse respond B -- 'I know this is scary for you.
Nursing Plans and Interventions: The nurse applies a sterile nasal drip pad and initiates interventions to prevent increased intracranial pressure (ICP). 3. Which nursing intervention should be initiated to prevent increased ICP? A) Apply a hyperthermia blanket. B) Administer a prescribed stool softener as needed (PRN).
The Joint Commission list specific events that are considered reviewable. One of those events is the abduction of a patient On Thursday, September 24th, at approximately 12:30 p. m., a mother arrived to pick up her daughter from the hospital’s outpatient surgery department. The mother left 2 ½ hours earlier to run an errand. When the mother arrived, she was told that the child had been discharged. The child’s mother and father are divorced, and the mother has sole custody of the child.
1 Meet the Patient: Nancy Jackson, a 72-year-old Caucasian female, is brought to the Emergency Department at St. John's Medical Center, a Catholic facility, by her daughter, Gail. Mrs. Jackson, who asks the staff to call her Nancy, is complaining of right-sided weakness, a severe headache, and just not feeling well for the last 24 Hours. Clinical Manifestations: The Emergency Department (ED) nurse is completing the admission assessment. Nancy is alert but struggles to answer questions. When she attempts to talk, she slurs her speech and appears very frightened.
INCORRECT An elevated creatinine level does not reflect a problem with any of the sites of medication absorption. C) Altered first-pass effect due to reduced liver function. INCORRECT An elevated creatinine level does not reflect a problem with the liver. D) Increased free drug molecules due to low albumin levels. INCORRECT An elevated creatinine level is not related to low albumin levels.The nurse notes that the medication dosage is in the safe range for elderly clients.
A young mother is in intensive care after having a rare but serious reaction to a friend's prescription antibiotics that caused her to "burn" from the inside out. Yassmeen Castanada, 19, wasn't feeling well on Thanksgiving, so she took a pill that her friend had left over from a previous illness. Soon, Castanada's eyes, nose and throat began to burn, and she was rushed to the emergency room, her mother, Laura Corona, told ABC News. Her body erupted in blisters over the next few days, Corona said. She had to be sedated and placed on a ventilator.
It is the responsibility of the person who is performing the ECG to ensure they provide the Doctors with a legible and accurate ECG recording. This will avoid misinterpretation of the ECG and also prevent any mismanagement of care provided for the patient. The staff performing the ECG must ensure the Doctors are aware the ECG has been done and needs assessing in order to promote prompt action and effective care for the patient. This should be documented on Paris. Interpretation of the ECG reading is the responsibility of the Doctors not the nursing/ care support staff.
While the physician did not believe that, at the time of treatment, the patient was competent to make this decision, the patient had an advanced directive that clearly stated that he did not wish to be intubated. Provision 2.1 of the ANA Code of Ethics also directs that the nurses primary concern is always for the patient and the best interest of the patient while Provisions 3.1 and 3.2 discuss the nurses responsibility for providing the patient with privacy and confidentiality, all of these provisions were ignored, to a degree, during the course of this scenario. While the scenario describes Mr. E as having a mild developmental disability we do not know his actual level of competence at the time the advanced directive and the medical power of attorney was signed. Just because he has a developmental disability does not mean that the disability was severe enough that the patient was unable to comprehend the choices he made when instituting these
Care of Geriatric Patient Multisystem Failure Stephanie Beck Western Governors University Geriatric Care A. Assessments Mrs. Baker is a 73 year old female, presenting to the emergency room after collapsing outside with dyspnea, increased pulse and respiratory rate. She arrives confused and upset and becomes unresponsive and has increased dyspnea. The initial assessments would be to check her ABC’s. Her airway should be assessed by listening for stridor or gurgling sounds, checking for obstruction, performing a jaw thrust, removing loose fitting dentures.