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NCLEX Miscellaneous

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1. Taken w/meals and before bedtime; acne like rash.






2. Orogastric tube designed for rapid lavage; suction equipment needed to reduce risk of aspiration.






3. Trigeminal nerve provides sensation to facial muscles.






4. WBC values - adults.






5. Prolonged exposure to inappropriately high levels of the hormone cortisol.


6. Hematocrit levels - women; %






7. PaCO2 levels






8. Hemoglobin values - men; g/DL






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






10. PaO2 levels - measurement of oxygen in arterial blood






11. Monitors effectiveness of anticoagulation therapy






12. Eyes not properly aligned w/each other.






13. Creatinine (CR) women






14. INR; prosthetic heartvalves






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






16. Monitors effectiveness of heparin therapy






17. Daily weights - high protein diets.






18. ESR women under 50






19. HDL - men (good cholesterol)






20. Seconds/PT.






21. Increase neuormuscular irritability - tremors - tetany - seizures; caused by alcoholism - gi suction - diarrhea - intestinal fistulas.






22. Metabolic alkalosis






23. Facial swelling and proteinuria






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






25. Tuning fork held in middle of forehead.






26. Disappears 3-4 months






27. Respiratory acidosis






28. Optimal LDL levels






29. Causes photosensitivity - use sun screen.






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






31. Support group for parents who've lost a newborn or had a miscarriage.






32. Very long acting insulin; cannot be mixed with other insulins.






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






34. Hypothyroidism - slows all body functions.






35. Water retention decreasing serum sodium levels; treat w/water restriction - diuretics - Declomycin.






36. Intermediate acting insulin; white & cloudy solution.






37. Monitors effectivness of coumadin therapy






38. Limit intake of red meat & shellfish.






39. Fatigue - pallor - exertional dyspnea.






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






41. Given in labor can cause slow respirations and hyporeflexia in newborns.






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






43. Muscle twitching - convulsions - diarrhea - headache apprehension - lethargy.






44. Discontinuing ____ abruptly would cause diaphoresis - confusion - and tachycardia.






45. ____ ____ causes vertigo.


46. Pain at umbilicus radiating down to groin; bulge in r/lower quad.






47. Treats IBS






48. Excessive urine output - severe hydration - excessive thirst - anorexia - weakness; Treat w/ Pitressin.






49. Normal Magnesium levels






50. Can cause fetal hemorrhage - do not use during pregnancy.