What is the etiology of John Nash’s illness in "a beautiful mind" film? How were Nash’s delusions of paranoia and conspiracy affected by the realities of his job working for the government?
1. The head nurse sends the student nurse to evaluate a patient’s postoperative pain. After entering the patient’s room, the student observes the patient conversing and joking with her friends. The student decides not to investigate the question of postoperative pain further. Evaluate the correctness of the student’s decision and give an underlying rationale for the views expressed.
2. Research the medications needed to treat respiratory depression during the administration of an epidural analgesic. Obtain a copy of the monitoring guidelines used in the clinical site where assigned and discuss the importance of collecting these data on a regularly scheduled basis throughout epidural analgesic use.
Mary who is a 21 year old female comes into the Family Planning clinic today for a PAP test, which is her first.
1) Mary wants to know how the PAP test is preformed and if it will hurt?
2) Mary inquires if she should be preforming SBE? Please teach Mary how and when to preform SBE for a premenopausal women.
3) Mary states her mother is a breast cancer survivor and want to know when she should get her first mammogram?
Should race and gender be taken into account in medical research as well as in clinical practice? Why would you say agree and why would you disagree?
What are some things you like to do to keep your students motivated to want to learn? Or what will you do to turn a negative thought into a positive thought in your students?
endocrine case study 3 CJ
You are working in an outpatient clinic when a mother
brings in her 20-year-old daughter, C.J., who has type 1 diabetes
mellitus (DM) and has just returned from a trip to Mexico. She has
had a 3-day fever and diarrhea with nausea and vomiting. She has
been unable to eat and has tolerated only sips of fluid. Because
she was unable to eat, she did not take her insulin as directed.
You note C.J. is unsteady, so you take her to the examining room in
a wheelchair. While helping her onto the examination table, you
note her skin is warm and flushed. Her respirations are deep and
rapid, and her breath is fruity and sweet smelling. C.J. is drowsy
and unable to answer your questions. Her mother states, “She kept
telling me she’s so thirsty, but she can’t keep anything
C.J.’s mother tells you the following:
“Blood glucose monitor has been reading ‘high.’”
“C.J. has had sips of ginger ale, but that’s all.”
“She has been vomiting about every other time she drinks.”
“When she first got home, she went [voided] a lot, but yesterday she hardly went at all, and I don’t think she has gone today.”
“She went to bed early last night, and I could hardly wake her up this morning. That’s why I brought her in.”
90/50 mm Hg
36 and deep
101.3° F (38.5° C) (tympanic)
Laboratory Test Values
677 mg/dL (37.6 mmol/L)
6.3 mEq/L (6.3 mmol/L)
Interpret C.J.’s VS and laboratory results, relating them to the pathophysiology.
After assessing C.J., the ED resident on call writes the following orders. please Review each order and Indicate which of these orders are appropriate, also indicate corrections for those which are inappropriate.
____ 1000 mL lactated Ringer’s IV stat
____ 36 units NPH and 20 units regular insulin subQ now
____ CBC with differential; CMP; blood cultures × 2 sites; clean-catch urine for UA and C&S; stool for ova and parasites, Clostridium difficile toxin, and C&S; serum lactate, ketone, and osmolality; ABGs on room air
____ 1800-calorie, carbohydrate-controlled diet
____ Bed rest
____Acetaminophen 650 mg rectal suppository q4h as needed
____Furosemide 60 mg IV push now
____Urinary output every hour
____VS every shift
All orders have been corrected and therapies started. C.J. receives fluid resuscitation and sliding-scale insulin drip via infusion pump. After several hours, her latest laboratory findings are as shown in the chart.
Laboratory Test Results
149 meq/L (149 mmol/L)
3.0 meq/L (3.0 mmol/L)
119 meq/L (119 mmol/L)
21 meq/L (21 mmol/L)
12 mg/dL (4.28 mmol/L)
1.2 mg/dL (106 mcmol/L)
307 mg/dL (17 mmol/L)
The attending changes the insulin drip infusion, decreasing it from 6 units to 4 units per hour. Is it acceptable for the nurse to make this change alone, or should it be verified by another nurse? please Explain answer.
A 35 year old G1P0 is 20 weeks gestation with a past medical history of hypertension. Her pregnancy has been uneventful; however, at today's appointment, her blood pressure was 150/100mmHg at first check and 15 minutes later was still 136/90 mmHg. She is also complaining of light-headedness and palpitations.
A. What actions would you take as her nurse?
B. What change should this patient be encouraged to do?
Intravenous Therapy: Manifestations of Infiltration (Active Learning Template: Nursing Skill Description of skill, Indications, Nursing interventions(pre,intra,post) Outcomes/Evaluation, client Education, Potential complications,Nursing interventions
1.Whereas vaccines boost the immune response,
immunopharmacologic drugs such as cyclosporine___.
A. suppress cells of the immune system
B. boost cells of the immune system
C. have no effect on cells of the immune system
2. Cyclosporine ____
A. is derived from a bacterium
B. suppresses rejection of organ transplants
C. suppresses interferon-a
D. has product formulations that are substitutable
3. Which drug is for mild to moderate chronic atopic dermatitis?
4. Which of the following is true about the
A. Flu vaccines are reformulated annually based on predictions of the virus epidemiologists believe will be most virulent.
B. Influenza vaccine comes in an inactivated killed
vaccine and a live attenuated vaccine form.
C. The influenza vaccine is for those 6 months of age and older.
D. All of the above
5. Select the false statement. Each time the cold
chain is disrupted,
A. the effectiveness of the vaccine is reduced
B. the loss of potency is cumulative
C. the vaccine potency is unaffected
D. the shelf life of the vaccine is reduced
6. Cold chain protocols for drugs should be
established for all of the following except.
7. A warning label that is commonly affixed to most
prescriptions for orally administered chemotherapeutic agents for
A. AVOID PREGNANCY
B. TAKE WITH LOTS OF WATER
D. AVOID PROLONGED SUNLIGHT
8.Which drug is not approved for the treatment
9.Which source of ionizing radiation is not used for
treatment of cancers?
B. gamma rays
D. UV light
Between 15-30% of stroke patients develop lung infections, of which about 50% will die. Whilst preclinical studies have demonstrated that acute post-stroke treatment with antibiotics significantly reduces mortality, clinical studies have found no evidence to suggest that antibiotics can improve survival. Which of the following has been proposed to be the likely explanation as to why antibiotics have not been successful? Select one:
a. Antibiotics cannot cross the blood brain barrier
b. The dose of antibiotics has not been appropriate
c. The most appropriate antibiotic(s) have not been used
d. Antibiotic treatment was administered too late
. Activity: Develop a plan of care for a patient who
has an STD (choose an STD of interest to you).
a. Assessment, (1) Nursing diagnosis, Plan (2 short
term and 2 long term goals), Implementation, Evaluation.
b. Create a grid that lists the most common STDs (5).
Fill in the drugs that are most commonly prescribed for each
corresponding STD, and the most common side effects that should be
taught to patients taking each type of medication.
c. "You are the nurse caring for a patient who was
just diagnosed with an STD. The patient says to you, 'I do not know
how I could have an STD, because I have only had sex with one
person in my life, who is my partner, and I have always been
monogamous.' How would you respond to the patient?" Reponses should
be therapeutic. Minimum 2 sentences.
d. Choose one of these vaginal infections: (1)
Trichomonas vaginalis, Candida
(primarily C. albicans), (2) bacterial vaginosis
from Gardnerella vaginalis,
(3) bacterial vaginosis from Mycoplasma hominis, (4) bacterial
vaginosis from Prevotella,
(5) bacterial vaginosis from Mobiluncus species). Explain: how the
infection is transmitted, signs and symptoms of the specific
vaginal infection, and who to contact (e.g., primary care provider)
for further assessment and/or treatment.
There is much confusion on the meaning and interactions of theories, frameworks and models. What do each of these concepts mean and how do they provide a framework for nursing practice?
Compare and contrast the structural anatomy of the superior and inferior chambers of the heart. What anatomical characteristics are similar in both? Which features are unique to a particular chamber? For each feature, indicate its location and include a brief description of its function. Use terms like endocardium, myocardium, epicardium, the names of great vessels, auricle, papillary muscle, pectinate muscle, types/names of valves, fossa ovalis, chordae tendineae, interventricular septum, parts of the conduction system.