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NCLEX Prep

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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. Decreases RR






2. 120 ml most common - prep for colon exams






3. Hang bag above stomach - clamp tubing - fill bag with formula - prime tubing - reclamp tube - attach to tube and open clamp - adjust flow - flush tube with water - disconnect






4. Done sub - q into fatty tissue - measured in Units - draw up air prior and insert into vial






5. Cardiotonic






6. 16 oz






7. Inflamm of the vessel: caused by irritaition of vessel by needle - cannula - meds. S/S are warnth - swelling - tenderness. IV must be dc'd - warm compress to decrease discomfort






8. Up and back






9. Patient - time - dose - route - medication - documentation






10. 1 kg






11. Antianginal med used in heart attacks






12. 60 gtt






13. Given in small amounts bc is retained






14. Encourage to drink sugar free drinks - admin insulin






15. Too much food - ill - too little insulin - decreased activity - infection - stress






16. Aspirin






17. Atbs that are effective agaist a few mo's






18. Bloodstream infection: if becomes very bas pt may have a red line along arm






19. Onset:15-30 mins - clear - peak:30-11/2 hr. - duration:3-4 hrs. - can mix with intermed.& short






20. Inflammation and pain






21. 30 ml of air and listen to stomach - aspirate stomach contents(should be cloudy - green - bloody - brown) - ph of aspirate - x- ray






22. Stop feeding q 4-8 hrs to check residual - flush q 4-6






23. Topical agents designed to absorb through skin for systemic effects






24. Vasoconstrictor (trade names Privine and Sudafed) used in nasal sprays to treat symptoms of nasal congestion and in eyedrops to treat eye irritation






25. Too much insulin - no food - too much/intense exercise






26. Retards bacteria growth






27. Place in semi - fowler's - open sterile suction cath - gloves as ordered - pick up sterile cath and connect to suction tubing - moisten cath with saline - insert through nostril with no suction - suction about 10 seconds - repeat






28. Helps destroy intestinal parasites






29. Always given with short acting insulin such as reg/ humulog






30. Only used for 1-2 ml of med b/c is smaller muscle






31. Commonly used diuretic (trade name Lasix) used to treat hypertension and edema






32. Act on local tissue






33. Fluid buildup in tissues






34. Common for debriding






35. Down and back






36. Vitamin k






37. Monitor K+






38. Check balloon for patency - non dom hand open labia - dom hand cleans - insert cath 2-3' until urine returns - inflate balloon - pull back - push 1 more ' - document






39. Bruising will occur aroun inj. sites - apply pressure for at least 30 seconds - check for bleeding gums - stools - sheck V/S for internal bleeding with anticoagulants






40. To slow formation of scar tissue






41. Generalized infection throughout body






42. No more than 750-1000ml's can be taken out at a time or will cause shock






43. Only insulin that can be given IV






44. Check lung sounds q shift for crackles






45. Atb






46. #1 is abdomen - #2 is arm - #3 is buttock






47. 0.45 kg






48. 6 oz.






49. Most common problem: when fluid or med leaks out of vein into tissue - edema occurs - feels cool - fluid in tissue will reabsorb eithin 24 hrs.






50. Wait 5-10 mins inbetween meds