Card Set Information
___________ drainage is a clear, watery plasma
____________, indicates fresh bleeding
___________ is a pale, watery drainage that indicates bleeding
________ is a thick, yellow, green, or brown drainage
Normal Breath sounds
: hollow, blowing sounds over the trachea and main bronchus.
: blowing sounds of medium pitch and intensity over the bifurcation of the bronchi.
: soft, low-pitched sounds over the periphery of the lungs.
1 gram = ____ grains
____ mg = 1 grain
____ gtts = 1 mL
____ ml = 1 tsp
_____ mL = 1 T
1 T = ____ tsp
1 oz = _____ mL
1 oz = 30 mL= _____ T
______________ is accomplished with wet to dry dressings
A __________ environment has been shown to improve wound healing
A stage 2 pressure ulcer is characterized by : _______________
partial- thickness skin loss
Stage 3 pressure ulcer is _______________ without involvement of underlying tissues
full-thickness skin loss
Wet to dry dressings are used to _____________ the wound
which position is this?
What position is this?
By what authority may RNs delegate nursing care to others?
State nurse practice act
Before drawing ABG's, perform the ___________.
Allens test: make clients hand blanch by obliterating both the radial and ulnar pulses. Release pressure over ulnar artery- if good: positive allens test
_______ is low output of urine
Respiratory opposite, metabolic equal
The ____ wave represents repolarization of the verntricle.
_____ of the wound is protrusion of intestinal contents (in an abdominal wound)
For narcotic induced respiratory depression, administer ______
Normally, kidneys excrete approx. ___ ml of urine/kg/hr, which is approx. 1 to 2 liters in a 24 hours period for adults
Excess fluid volume symptoms:
jugular vein distension
Fluid deficient symptoms:
decreased urine output
reduction in body weight
decreased skin turgor
dry mucous membranes
Dizziness, weakness, cardiac irregularities, muscle cramps, diarrhea, and nausea are signs of ________
What is the normal serum range for potassium?
3.5 - 5.0
Vagal nerve stimulation can cause a reflex slowing of the __________.
______________ provide the most important data about fluid volume status, so an initial weight upon admission must be obtained.
Each kg of body weight gained or lost is equal to ____ liter of fluid.
Decreased ___________ flow commonly occurs as we age. This decreases drug metabolism, which allows drugs to remain in the body longer and produces a greater drug effect.
hepatic blood flow