Rationale Independent Record onset and amount of vaginal bleeding before admission. Assess bleeding every 30 minutes or as the patient's condition warrants.
What flow rate in milliliters per hour would be needed to deliver this amount? Ruth Marie is being prepared for cardiac catheterization.
Acetylcysteine is ordered to be administered in citrus juice. Ruth Marie drinks the medication and asks the nurse why it was prescribed. Which statement by the nurse would be appropriate?
The cardiac catheterization showed multiple blockages in the left anterior descending artery. At angioplasty,the placement of three stents produced a positive outcome for coronary revascularization.
Select all that apply: The nurse is caring for Ruth Marie after the percutaneous revascularization procedure. Which action is appropriate? Check the pulses of the affected extremity B. Check the color of the affected extremity C.
Encourage the patient to ambulate with assistance E. Assess for bleeding or hematoma at the catheter insertion site Multiple-choice: The charge nurse is making assignments for the following shift. Ruth Marie is 2 hours post-revasculariza- tion with heparin and nitroglycerin NTG infusion.
Her vital signs are stable, but a hematoma has devel- oped at the catheter insertion site. It would be most appropriate to assign this patient to: A recently graduated RN who started orientation 2 days ago B. A licensed practical nurse LPN who has been working on the unit for 1 year D. Call a code B.
Obtain the code cart C. Check the patient D. Turn on the defibrillator The nurse found that an electrode became disconnected. It was replaced, and the patient was in normal sinus rhythm NSR.
Fill in the blanks: The nurse is reviewing medications with Ruth Marie. In preparing the patient for discharge, which intervention can be delegated to the unlicensed assistive personnel UAP?
Review activity instructions given by the MD B. Arrange for a follow-up appointment with the cardiologist C.
Removal of the hemostatic dressing and application of a new dressing D. Measurement of the predischarge vital signs Three months later, Ruth Marie is admitted following a second acute MI.
She is currently exhibiting signs and symptoms of heart failure. Indicate which assessment findings are related to right-sided or left-sided heart failure. Heart failure Matching The nurse receives the following orders for Ruth Marie: She is complaining of midsternal chest pain of seven on a scale of 1 to The decision is made to perform cardioversion.
Identify which interventions are a priority for the patient undergoing emergent cardioversion: Verify that the defibrillator is in sync mode B.
Keep the patient NPO nothing orally for at least 4 hours D. Call anesthesia to intubate the patient before the procedure F. Perform frequent assessment of vital signs Ruth Marie was successfully cardioverted, but remains hypotensive and in acute heart failure.The following case study illustrates some of the essential components of our movement disorders program at our institution for a patient with an APD.
MG is an yr-old male who reported progressive worsening of gait and increased frequency of falls. A reproductive system disease is any disease that impairs the ability to reproduce.
Such diseases may arise from genetic or congenital abnormalities, such as hermaphroditism, from functional problems such as impotence or infertility or reproductive tract infections, such as sexually transmitted diseases.
Diabetes Case Study – Answers Read More» What nursing interventions should you implement? If He remains conscious, Doug should swallow about 15 grams of carbohydrate, such as 4oz of fruit juice, 2 sugar cubes, or a commercial glucose product. Client Profile: Lane Bronson is a 55 year old male with a history of angina, hypertension, Type 2 diabetes, COPD, and sleep apnea.
He comes to the physican’s office complaining of worsening shortness of breath. 1. J Vasc Nurs. Jun;8(2) Renovascular hypertension diagnosis to discharge: a case study. Rudolphi DM.
It is difficult to estimate the numbers of individuals affected by renovascular hypertension due to the extensive and invasive testing required to diagnose this disease. For each condition the epidemiology, complications and nursing management are provided, along with illustrative case studies and further reading.
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