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Increased uric acid, monosodium urate crystals in SQ and articular (joints) tissues, are symptoms of what?
What is the first sign of measles?
What is the first sign of smoke inhalation?
What are the two antibiotics not used in children?
Tetracycline and Chloramphenicol.
What are the signs and symptoms of a fat embolism?
Appearance 24 - 48 hours post sx
Petechia on anterior chest
Three ways to describe a skull fracture
1. Closed or open
2. simple or compound
3. linear or depressed
How to position a child with hip displasia:
Shoulders above butt.
Common med for gonorrhea
What condition results from the demylization of neurons?
A CT scan will be positive for a stroke how long after onset?
Distintive sign of diverticulities
Cramping pain in LLQ
What is a major problem with an ileostomy that can cause infection?
Positive Sputum in TB test means
Active TB infection
Inability to recognize objects
Post op cataract patient is placed in what position?
Prone and on bed rest
A patient with a C7 injury can move
Head and neck
What should you ask a patient with a white covering on their tongue?
Have you been to the woods? (This is a sign of rocky mountain fever/ricketts)
What should a patient with Lyme disease be taught never to take with their meds?
Milk and dairy.
A serious side effect of strep
A serious complication of hemorrhagic stroke is
Vasospasm of the cerebral vessels
A stroke in the vertbrobasilar artery will result in
A transection of C4 results in
A vaccination for pertussis should be expected at what age?
Abducens nerve problem leads to
ABX used to treat histoplasmosis
Reciving immunization is example of what immunity
Action of fosamax
Inhibits osteoclastic bone resorption, incerases bone density and mass (women in menopause)
Host producing own antibodies is example of what kind of immunity?
Acute laryngotracheobronchitis (LTB) is often preceded by
URI (upper respiratory infection)
ADH is affected by
Surgery and anasthesia
What should a skin graft be covered with?
Alleviation of discomfort for post lumbar puncture
Alterations in Mag can cause
toxic shock syndrome
A serious development in ICP is
Widening pulse pressure
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis manifestioations
muscles weakness and wasting
Increased urine SG (>1.025) is a sign of
Action of anticholinergic post op
bronchial dilation, dries secretions
Medications contraindicated in Salmonella
Antidote for ASA
Antidote for digoxin (dig)
Antidote for lead
Can't carry out meaningful task
Twisting or withering movements
Autoimmune disorder in which aCh receptors are attacked
Spinal chord injury at T6 results in
Toes fan out and together (bad sign in adults as it's lost after infancy)
Best way to manage dumping syndrome
Small frequent meals without concentrated carbs
TX for Black wound (brown or gray)
Bleed between dura mater and arachnoid layer
blood in center, yellow around
Bouchards nodes are found where?
proximal interdigital area
Bucks traction benefit
decreases muscle spasms
Can cause parotitis orchitis(testicular swelling) in post pubertal males
Caused by viruses like margurg, ebola, lassa, junin . . .
Cerebrospinal infection considered a medical emergency
Chlamydia is a concern for what method of delivery
Bowel disorder commonly affecting Jews.
Nonspecifc, and affecting any part of the GI.
Chronic, progressive degenerative disorder of the CNS
Closed method burn care
Dressing change TID
Cogard for CAD. Why?
Typical betal blocker
What instructions should be given with Colbenamid (colichine)? (Gout)
Increase fluid intake
Complication of untreated pharyngitis (strep)
Corneal reflex is a sign of what?
Breast CA metastasized to brain
Defervescence febrile response
This disease presents with decreased aCh and GABA
Deformity resulting in lateral curvature of the spine
Depression, dementia, joint pain, sore throat are signs of what disease
Diet consistent with glomerulonephritis:
Low sodium, low protein, high carb
Diet to promote wound healing
Iron, C, protein
Results from surgical removal of portion of stomach and pyloric sphincter
Diversional activity for patient with chorea
DM2 effect on wound healing
Delayed due to decreased o2
and retarded new capilary growth
How do dopamine agonists work?
Prevent reuptake of dopamine and keep it in the system longer
Tetanuse, pertussis, diptheria vaccine
Droopy eyes in what disorder?
Drug for acute pharyngitis
Duodenal ulcers heal by what intention?
During hemorrhage, what is administered to control hypovolemia (assuming fluid has been replaced and you're not up to date and using Levo as the pressor of choice?)
Most accurate temp spot during surgery
Early sign of ICP
Electromyography is used to detect
How is Herpes transmitted?
Person to person with mucous membrane secretions.
Face, ocular, oral
Primary infection symptoms of Herpes
Cold sores or genital lesions. Could be asymptomatic.
Term when symptoms [of Herpes] are absent, but have progessed to sensory nerve cells, and can reactivate during stress.
Nurse teaching regarding Herpes:
Avoid kissing, sharing food, utensils, and sex during periods of outbreak.
Who displays fewer symptoms with STDs.
Complications of Herpes
Sterility and neoplasm
Impaired liver function results in:
COAGULOPATHY AND ENCEPHALOPATHY
LABS INDICATING IMPAIRED LIVER
ELEVATED SGOT AND SGPT
MEDICAL MANAGEMENT OF IMPAIRED LIVER
ANTIEMETIC, ANALGESIC, VIT K, FLUID TO REPLACE ELECTROLYTES AND DEHYDRATION
IMPAIRED LIVER DIET
INCREASED FLUID TO 3000 ML/DAY
PRIMARY ACTION AGAINST SPREADING PATHOGENS
IMPAIRED LIVER TEACHING
ABSTAIN FROM SEX AND SHARING PERSONAL ITEMS UNTL SERUM LIVER STUDIES ARE WNL
COMMON NAME FOR SPIROCHETTE TREPONEMA PALLIDUM
HOW IS SYPHILIS AQUIRED?
SEXUAL CONTACT OR CONGENTIAL
WHAT POPULATION HAS HIGHEST INCIDENCE OF SYPHILIS
DRUG USERS AND HIV INFECTED
PRIMARY SYMPTOMS OF SYPHILIS
SECONDARY SYMPTOMS OF SYPHILIS
GENERALIZED INFECTION WITH RASH ON PALMS AND SOLES OF FEET
TEST IDENTIFYING SYPHILIS
RETEST FOR SYPHILIS WHEN
ANTIBIOTIC TX FOR SYPHILIS
PCN AND VIBRAMYCIN (DOXYCYCLINE)
ROCEPHIN AND VIBRAMYCIN (DOXY)
BACTERIUM THAT REPLICATES LIKE A VIRUS AND IS STD
SYMPTOMS OF CHLAMYDIA
CHRONIC PAIN, ECTOPIC PREGNANCY
POST PARTUM ENDOMETRITIS, INFERTILITY
HOW IS CHLAMYDIA IDENTIFIED
CELL CULTURE AND IMMUNOLOGIC ASSAYS
TREATMENT FOR CHLAMYDIA
ZITHROMAX OR VIBRAMYCIN (DOXY)
IMMEDIATE POST OP CARE FOR SKIN GRAFT
BULK OCCLUSIVE DRESSING
HEMATOPOIETIC RADIATION WOULD MOST LIKELY PRODUCE WITH SYMPTOMS
TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME (TSS) IS KNOWN TO SIGNIFICANTLY ALTER WHAT LEVEL
WHICH SYMPTOM WOULD BE MOST CONSISTENT WITH A DIAGNOSIS OF CHOLELITHIASIS
US SHOWS STONES IN THE COMMON BILE DUCT
MONONUCLEOSIS IS CAUSED BY WHICH ORGANISM
EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS
PRIORITY IN PATIENT WITH EXTENSIVE 2ND DEGREE BURNS
OVERWEIGHT PATIENT AT INCREASED RISK AFTER SURGERY. WHY?
LACK OF ADEQUATE BLOOD SUPPY COMMON IN ADIPOSE TISSUE IMPEDES HEALING PROCESS
POST OP CATARACT CARE
AVOID EXTREME ACTIVITY AND BEDREST UNTIL MEDICAITON WEARS OFF
AVOID SNEEZING AND COUGHING
AVOID LYING ON STOMACH
COKE BABY SX
IRRITABILITY, RESPIRATORY ALKALOSIS, YPERACUSIA, RHINORRHEA
SKIN COLOR FINDING MOST CONSISTENT WITH CO POISONING
CHERRY RED MUCOUS MEMBRANES AND SKIN UNDERTONES
MED KNOWN TO CAUSE YELLOW VISION
DIET FOR PROBENECID AND CHOLCHINE
FINDING TO BE REPORTED IMMEDIATELY AFTER CHOLEYCYSTECTOMY
LEAKAGE AROUND THE TUBE
DIAGNOSTIC TEST MOST LIKELY TO SUPPORT THE FINDING OF CHRONS
WHY GIVE UTI PATIENT PYRIDIUM (PHENAZOPYRIDINE)
MINIMIZE PAIN OF BLADDER SPASM
MYASTHENIA GRAVIS SX CAUSED BY
INADEQUATE ACETYLCHOLINE RELEASE