short cut to remember!nclex study tip... - page 3
hi,everyone here's some study tips to remember! example to remember antianxieties meds,think of smelling leaves not roses, normally we think smelling the roses as a way to relax. In thinking of anti... Read More
Feb 26, '07Occupation: staff nurse-intensive care Specialty: Intensive Care:Gen.type ; Joined: Feb '07; Posts: 62hi! i'll contribute one...
for dementia remember the acronym jamco-memory impairment diagnostic criteria:
Feb 26, '07Occupation: staff nurse-intensive care Specialty: Intensive Care:Gen.type ; Joined: Feb '07; Posts: 62and before i forget, remember also the 3 r's
routine, reinforcement, repetition:icon_roll
this are the key aspects of care not only for the mentally retarded but for the geriatric client with dementia as well...:bowingpur
Feb 26, '07Specialty: NVICU, NSICU ; Joined: Dec '05; Posts: 285; Likes: 13Mag Sulfate
(:Melody: Sung to the tune of "Achy,Breaky Heart")
Decreased Pee Pee,
These are toxic signs of Mag Sulfate.
Drop in respiratory rate,
Patellar reflex there ain't,
Give antidote calcium gluconate!
(One more time)
*taken from the Pharma Book Made Insanely Easy by Manning and Rayfield.
Feb 26, '07Specialty: NVICU, NSICU ; Joined: Dec '05; Posts: 285; Likes: 13Antidotes:
In Heaven, there is Peace (Heparin - Protamine sulfate)
In War, there is Killing (Warfarin - Vit. K)
Feb 27, '07Occupation: what do you expect? Specialty: Med-Surg ; Joined: Jan '06; Posts: 86; Likes: 1Quote from leilah75Leilah! I'm sure you edited this one. hahaha!i have learned 12 cranial nerves from my nursing instructor a very kinda odd way lol. here's how he made us memorize it.
lol anyways hope that makes sense.
The original version is still easier to memorize, dont you think?! :roll:
This is great! I'm taking notes!
Mar 7, '07Joined: Jan '07; Posts: 100; Likes: 42S/S that may be associated with child 'CANCER'
C=continued unexplained wt. loss
H=headaches,often with vomiting at night or early morning
I=increased swelling, persistent pain in bones,joints back,legs
L=lump or mass, ( abdomen,neck,chest,pelvic,armpits)
D=development of excessive bruising,bleeding and rash
A=a whitish color behind the pupil
N=nausea wich persist or vomiting w/o nausea
C=constant tiredness or noticeable paleness
E=eye or vision changes
R=recurrent fever of unknown origin
well that's it! hope it helps!Last edit by renri4 on Mar 7, '07
Mar 7, '07Joined: Oct '06; Posts: 197; Likes: 20Oh my....I love this thread!!!!!!!!!!!!so much information you can get..keep it up and please post more hehehe...
Mar 8, '07Occupation: RN Specialty: 10 year(s) of experience in Tele, Renal, ICU, CIU, ER, Home Health. ; Joined: Dec '06; Posts: 121; Likes: 83I can't remember where I heard this, but I think of Beta Blockers as the "don't give a sh*t pills".
lowers B/P, Heart rate,
can cause fatigue, drowsiness, cold hands/feet, dizziness, impotence, depressison.
A lot of people who take beta blockers act like they just "don't give a sh*t"!!!
Mar 11, '07Joined: Jan '07; Posts: 100; Likes: 42Muscuskletal Tx. "prices/rice
you got IT!!! :roll :typing post more, soon.....Last edit by renri4 on Mar 12, '07
Mar 13, '07Joined: Jan '07; Posts: 100; Likes: 42"ASSESSMENT" dehydration
D=dry skin & mucous membrane
Y= you feel coolness/mottling of the extremeties
D=delayed capillary filling time
R= response to stimuli/LOC changes
A= absence of tears
I=increase urine specific gravity
N=no/loss skin turgor and elasticity
keep on going! goodluck...:trout:
Mar 13, '07Joined: Jun '05; Posts: 68Somebody know how to easier to remember glascow coma.
Mar 13, '07Joined: Jan '07; Posts: 100; Likes: 42how to remember the basic framework of the 'GLASCOW COMA SCALE'?
EYE opening: 4 eyes (glasses)
MOTOR: 6 cylinder engine
gives you a total of 15