Anyone up for random FACT THROWING?? - page 8

by CrazyScrubNurse | 1,480,292 Views | 4089 Comments

OK I know this sounds stupid but I have a friend that gets really freaked out before big tests like finals, HESI, NCLEX, and usually we get together and a few days before I start throwing out random facts at her. On 2 different... Read More


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    thanks Courtney! The only reason I said that was bc when I took Hesi I narrowed it down to both sputum culture and chest x-ray and I picked sputum but it was chest x-ray so IDK!!! LOL
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    Quote from december2905
    i'll go for SPUTUM CULTURE too to confirm TB...
    you also need three negative sputum tb cultures before the patient can return to work.
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    1. dont give atropine for glaucoma. it increases intraocular pressure!

    2. drug abusers at risk for heart valve disease.

    3. after a liver biopsy place pt. on right side to put pressure on site.

    4. end stage cirrhosis the ammonia level is elevated. doctor may order lactoluse to decrease levels.

    5. dont do a vaginal exam on a pregnant cliet thats bleeding


    keep it up guys. its keeping me motivated!!!
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    Ulcerative colitis...3-30 stools per day WITH blood and mucus.

    Pain in LLQ: relieved by defecation.

    Crohns disease-NO obvious blood or mucus in stool.

    Pain: Right lower quadrant pain that is steady or cramping...or pain could be in periumbilical area, tenderness and mass in the RLQ.


    Rheumatoid arthritis: Pain and stiffness is on arising, lasting less than an hour...can also occur after long periods of inactivity. Joints red, hot swollen, boggy, and decreased ROM.

    Osteoarthritis: Pain and stiffness occurs during activity. Joints may appear swollen, cool, and bony hard.

    Hemodialysis: disequilibrium syndrome- N&V, headache, decreased LOC, rapid changes in PH, bun...

    Transfusion reaction: Chills, dyspnea, itching, uticaria, back or arm pain, fever.

    Peritoneal dialysis: When more dialysate drains than has been given, more fluid has been lost(output). If less is returned than given, a fluid gain has occured.

    Slow dialysate instillation- increase height of container, reposition client.

    Poor dialysate drainage-Lower the drainage, reposition.
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    If you give terbutaline and a corticosteroid together, a possible drug interaction is pulmonary edema (Smeltzer)
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    3 point crutch walking is the one used for non-weight bearing (why does that word look like it is misspelled)
    AGGGHHHH ADHD getting to me....look theres a cat, ohhhh I love that pen that I wrote OB notes with I have to go to the store and buy one, need it to study, dang I really need to clean out the lint filter of the dryer, oh maybe I can get a coke while looking for pens....hahahah anyone else havin this same issue while trying to study for the most important test of your career?
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    INSULIN:

    Rapid: (Lispro) Onset: <15min Peak: 1hr Duration : 3hr

    Short: (Regular) Onset: 1/2hr-1hr Peak: 2-3 hr Duration: 4-6 hr

    Intermediate: (NPH or Lente) Onset: 2hr Peak: 6-12 Duration: 16-24

    Long Acting: (Ultralente) Onse:t 4-6 hr Peak: 12-16hr Duration: >24 hrs

    Very Long: (Lantus) Onset: 1 hr Peak: NONE Duration: 24 hr continuous

    GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!!!
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    Quote from Courtney1202
    3 point crutch walking is the one used for non-weight bearing (why does that word look like it is misspelled)
    AGGGHHHH ADHD getting to me....look theres a cat, ohhhh I love that pen that I wrote OB notes with I have to go to the store and buy one, need it to study, dang I really need to clean out the lint filter of the dryer, oh maybe I can get a coke while looking for pens....hahahah anyone else havin this same issue while trying to study for the most important test of your career?
    YeppERS:chuckle
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    Quote from Buttercup7507
    YeppERS:chuckle
    yes yes yes.....i was cooking a full meal...trying to watch a episode of house...then the phone rings...then had to go to walmart to get some water and gatorade...its a crazy circle...worse than school because you got to timeline your own study routine instead of the instructors given you your chapters...boy oh boy...i love getting on here to keep me focus:spin:
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    this is an AWESOME idea, u guys....i love it! here are some facts:

    Mydriatic: with a D= Dilate pupils
    Miotic:with an O= cOnstrict pupils

    aniticholinergic SE:
    can't see
    can't pee
    can't spit
    can't sh*t

    Hyperkalemia "MACHINE"- causes of incr serup K+
    M-medications (ace inhibitors, Nsaids)
    A-acidosis (Metabolic and respiratory)
    C-cellular destrx-burns, traumatic injury
    H-hypoaldosteronism, hemolysis
    N-nephrons, renal failure
    E- excretion-impaired

    Signs and symptoms of incr serum K+= MURDER
    M-muscle weakness
    U-urine, oliguria, anuria
    R-respiratory distress
    D-decr cardiac contractility
    E-ECG changes
    R- reflexes, hyperreflexia, or flaccid

    HYPERNATREMIA-you are fried
    F-fever (low grade), flushed skin
    R-restless (irritable)
    I-incr fluid retention and incr BP
    E-edema ( peripheral and pitting)
    D-decr urinary output, dry mouth

    Hypocalcemia-"CATS"
    C-convulsions
    A-arrythmias
    T-tetany
    S-spasms and stridor
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