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What are the 4 components of self-concept?
What is role conflict?
Required to assume 2 roles that are incongruent
What is role ambiguity?
Unclear role expectations
What is role strain?
Blends role conflict & ambiguity
What is role overload?
Having more roles than can be managed
What will you include in your assessment and planning for patients with
Past and present health status
Description of onset, duration, range and intensity of symptoms
Presence of chronic physical illness, dementia, depression, etc
How do we assess dementia?
Careful Hx from patient or informed source
How long? Onset? S/Sx? Impairments
Mental status assessment
Important to obtain an objective
assessment because social skills are often maintained despite cognitive decline
Blessed Scale and
Clock Drawing tests are commonly referred to
What is important about ventilation of the lungs?
of air into/out of the lungs
Exchangeof oxygen/carbon dioxide
Alveolarcapillary/capillary cell membrane
What are interventions for OSA (apnea)?
-respiratory system compressed->happens a lot with obese patients.
-can give them CPAP
-have them sleep more sitting up than lying flat
-pulse ox monitor
-always be closer to nursing station
Signs of dyspnea
retractions, accessory muscle use, grunting, orthopnea, stridor, wheezing,
What is hypoxemia?
Low arterial blood oxygen levels
What are s/s of mild hypoxemia?
confusion, and listlessness
What are s/s of severe hypoxemia?
What is hypoxia?
of abnormal hemoglobin in blood
S/S general hypoxia
s/s severe hypoxia
in level of consciousness
What is a low-flow mask?
Regular room is 21%
Assess for patient compliance
If not wearing simple mask, figure out why not wearing it
What is a Partial/rebreathing masks?
Gives higher O2
What is a nasal cannula?
1-6 L/min, 24-35%
What is a simple face mask?
open ports for exhaled gas, 5-12 l/min, 40-90% 02,
variation due to holes
What is a partial rebreather?
block inhalation of o2 on one side, 6-15 L/min, deliver 70-90%, used less
What is a non rebreathing mask?
100% o2 10+L/min
What is a face tent?
-good for people who are claustrophobic
What is a venturi mask?
-delivers controlled o2 concentration
-allowing more or less room air to come in
Typically not humidifying so can cause mucosal damage
What are the 5 Rights of Delegation
What are the 6 Fs for Failure?
•Failure to appropriately assess a
•Failure to report changes in client
•Failure to document in the client
•Failure to obtain informed consent
•Failure to report a coworker’s
•Failure to provide adequate education
What are the four elements of malpractice?