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Here's some tips to add!

ASSESSTMENT FOR ' HYPOCALCEMIA'

C=convulsion

A=arythmias

T=tetany

S=spasm and stridor

"HYPERNATREMIA"

S=skin flushed ( fever)

A=agitation

L=low grade fever

T=thirst

also;

F=fever (low grade) flushed skin

R=restless ,irritable

I= increased fluid retention,increased BP

E= edema

D= decreased urinary output

"HYPONATREMIA"

S=stupor/coma

A=anorexia,n/v

L=lethargy

T=tendon reflex decreased

also,

L= limp muscle(weakness)

O=orthostatic hypotension

S=seizure/headache

S=stomach cramping

"HYPERKALEMIA"

M=medication(ACE inhibitors,NSAIDS)

A=acidosis(metabolic,respiratory0

C=cellular destruction(burns,traumatic injury)

H=hypoaldosteron,hemolysis

I= intake -excessive

N=nephrons,renal failure

E=excretion impaired

:typing please add more short cut study tip!

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janrette specializes in icu.

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:welcome: very good tips indeed!!

post more...

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EzBSN specializes in Intensive Care:Gen.type.

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hi! i'll contribute one...

for dementia remember the acronym jamco-memory impairment diagnostic criteria:

j- judgement

a- affect

m- memory

c- confusion

o- orientation

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EzBSN specializes in Intensive Care:Gen.type.

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and 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

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Aquarian specializes in NVICU, NSICU.

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Mag Sulfate

(:Melody: Sung to the tune of "Achy,Breaky Heart")

Decreased BP,

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.

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Aquarian specializes in NVICU, NSICU.

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Antidotes:

In Heaven, there is Peace (Heparin - Protamine sulfate)

In War, there is Killing (Warfarin - Vit. K)

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praeclarus specializes in Med-Surg.

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i have learned 12 cranial nerves from my nursing instructor a very kinda odd way lol. here's how he made us memorize it.

Oh-olfactory

Oh-optic

Oh=ocuomotor

to-trochlear

touch-trigeminal

and-abducens

feel a-facial

very- vestibulocochlear

good-glossopharyngeal

victory-vagus

sweet-spinal accessory

heaven-hypoglossal

lol anyways hope that makes sense.

Leilah! I'm sure you edited this one. hahaha! :lol2:

The original version is still easier to memorize, dont you think?! :roll:

This is great! I'm taking notes! :D

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S/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

C=constant infxn.

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!

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Oh my....I love this thread!!!!!!!!!!!!so much information you can get..keep it up and please post more hehehe...:idea: :idea:

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nservice has 10 years experience and specializes in Tele, Renal, ICU, CIU, ER, Home Health..

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I 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"!!!

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Muscuskletal Tx. "prices/rice

P= pressure

R=rest

I=ice

C=compression

E=elevation

S=support

R=rest

I=ice

C=compression

E=elevation

you got IT!!!;) :roll :typing post more, soon.....:rolleyes:

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"ASSESSMENT" dehydration:idea:

D=dry skin & mucous membrane

E=eyeball/fontannel sunken

H=hypotension

Y= you feel coolness/mottling of the extremeties

D=delayed capillary filling time

R= response to stimuli/LOC changes

A= absence of tears

T=tachycardia

I=increase urine specific gravity

O=oliguria

N=no/loss skin turgor and elasticity

keep on going! goodluck...:trout: :lol2:

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