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NCLEX Miscellaneous

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1. Disappears 3-4 months.






2. Lack of coordination - muscle weakness - depressed/absent deep tendon reflexes - dysrhythmias; IV fluids - lasix - calcitonin.






3. Normal Magnesium levels






4. Support group for people who've lost children to cancer.






5. RBC values children; million/mm3






6. Contact precautions required.






7. Prone to fluid overload and CHF due to Na and water retention.






8. Contraindicated with SSRI's.






9. ESR women under 50






10. Lethargy - increased temperature - disorentation - thirst - dry swollen tongue - tachycardia






11. Metabolic alkalosis






12. Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP); evaluates liver and bone function.






13. Treats IBS






14. WBC values - children






15. Pattern of alternating diarrhea and constipation w/no inflammation.






16. Metabolic acidosis






17. Causes photosensitivity - use sun screen.






18. Speed at which RBC's settle in well - mixed venous blood; indicates inflammation.






19. Paresthesias (burning - tingling) - muscle weakness - inc sensitivity to digitalis.






20. Evaluates response of FHR to stress of fetal movement.






21. Facial swelling and proteinuria






22. EKG changes - dysrhythmias - cardiac arrest - muscle weakness






23. RBC values men; million/mm3






24. Lasts for up to one year.






25. Tests for the presence of tardive dyskinesia.






26. Seconds/PT.






27. RhoGAM is given to mothers who are ___ ____ - who have Rh - positive babies when baby has a negative coombs test.






28. Characterized by painless vaginal bleeding.






29. Tuning fork held against mastoid bone






30. Treat w/steroid replacement for life.






31. Tetany - seizures - confusion - irritability; calcium gluconate & airway maintainence.






32. High calories - high protein - low fat diet






33. SaO2 levels






34. Normal ___ levels 8-20 units.






35. Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.






36. High LDL levels






37. Cause CNS & Respiratory depression; contraindicated in head injuries.






38. Episodes of intense facial pain.






39. Low calcium; need high calcium & low phosphorus diet.






40. Severe headache from rapid onset of hypertension; profuse sweating.






41. BUN lab values; evaluates renal function






42. Excessive release of vasopression from posterior pituitary gland - resulting in hyponatremia and possible fluid overload.






43. Hematocrit levels - children; %






44. HCO3 - Bicarbonate






45. PaCO2 levels






46. Optimal LDL levels






47. Intermediate acting insulin; white & cloudy solution.






48. ___ insulin peaks in 2-4 hours.






49. HDL - women (good cholesterol)






50. Nausea - muscle cramps - confusion - muscle twitching - convulsions