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NCLEX General Rn

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1. Befor administering squeeze a small amount out and apply thin layer - blink






2. Thirst - frequent urination - fatigue - blurred vision - ketoacidosis - vomiting - dry mouth - very weak - confused - unconscious






3. Shake med - have pt breathe out - when starts to inhale press down - have the pt hold breath for 10 seconds - wait 1 min befroe next dose






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






5. Administer bronchodilators before other meds






6. Generalized infection throughout body






7. Right






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






9. Monitor K+






10. 1 g






11. Antianginal med used in heart attacks






12. If feet have been dependant - allow 15 minutes before applying - check q 4 hrs - rmv q 8 hrs to wash and dry legs






13. Down and back






14. Piece obstructing blood flow may have decreased bp - pain along vein - loss of conscoiusness






15. 16 oz






16. Clean gloves - position cliient so drainage runs down - drape - discard gloves - open irrigation tray sterily - pour solution - sterile gloves - open packs - draw up solution - irrigate until runs clear - pat dry






17. 16-18 F is standard adult size - children are standard 5-12F






18. Check order - clean gloves - loosen dressing - observe wound - measure - rmv gloves - prep sterile field - moisten sterile dressing and clean - dry wound - apply ointments - cover






19. Common for debriding






20. 1 kg






21. Instruct pt to clean genitalia with soap and water and void approx 60 ml






22. 16 oz.






23. 1000 ml






24. Neurotransmitters that play important role in body's stress response






25. O2 sat is less than 93






26. 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






27. 0.45 kg






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






29. Check order - set up tube feed equip/suction - positon in fowlers - place towel - measure tube length - wipe face - ask about diff breathing through one nostril - apply lub. - flex head forward - insert gently until coughs - have swallow water - ch -






30. Given in small amounts bc is retained






31. Sudden






32. 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






33. Given right befor meals to control blood sugar






34. Meds used to treat constipation






35. Onset:15-30mins. - clear - peak: 30-11/2 - duration: 3-4 hrs. - mix with intermed. - reg - short






36. Put air into cloudy first - then clear






37. 1cc






38. Protamine sulfate






39. Check orders - rmv dressing/packing - observe - clean - moisten packing - cover with gauze - initial/date/time






40. 60 gtt






41. Aspirin






42. Reverses effects of other narcotics






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






44. 1/8 tsp






45. Onset:1-4hr. - cloudy - peak:6-10hrs. - duration:10-16 - up to 24 hrs. - cannot mix!!






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






47. Straight back






48. Quick sugar source(glucose tabs - 4oz. juice - 6 oz. soda) wait 5-10 mins - recheck sugar - rrepreat if persists






49. 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






50. Able to kill bacteria