CNA

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r_webby
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CNA
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2010-06-03 11:54:20
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CNA prep
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CNA prep
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  1. Temperature
    normal: 98.6 F
  2. Respirations
    • normal: 12-20 per minute
    • bad: >30 or <10 and difficulty breathing
  3. Blood Pressure
    • normal: 120/80 (systolic/diastolic)
    • >140 systolic = hypertensive
    • focus on trends (very individual)
  4. Pulse/HR
    • normal: 60-100 bpm
    • low in elderly, high in youth
    • over 120 may decrease CO
  5. Blood Sugar
    • normal: 70-110 mg/dL
    • check before food
    • high=insulin needed
    • low= bad (insulin OD)
  6. I/O
    • 1oz = 30mL
    • 8oz = 240mL
  7. Falls
    • use bed alarm if they're a risk
    • keep walkways clear and bed low
  8. Qualities to Focus On
    • Communication and Teamwork
    • Organization
    • Good Attitude

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