Nursing Roles Exam 3

tepid sponge bath – bath with water below body temperature, 70 to 85º F, used to reduce fever
Hierarchy of Evidence – 1. Review RCT
2. One RCT
3. One CT (not random)
4. Case Controlled Study
5. Systematic review of studies
6. Single study
7. Opinion of authorities
1882 – Clara Barton- American Red Cross
Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs) – client chooses from a list of contracted providers. using non-contracted providers increases the client's out of pocket costs
-cytosis – abnormal condition of cells
State board of Nursing – Appointed board within each state charged with responsibility to administer the nurse practice act of that state.
erosion – -lost epidermis, moist surface, no bleeding
-example: ruptured vesicle
Lateral – Outer side of the body
silence and apathy – non participation
enuresis – involuntary urination
Which hormone is most needed for labor contractions
an ethical person – does not judge others
intermitten claudiation – cramping in the leg; obstruction of arteries
Coronary Circulation – -network of vessels that supply O2 & blood to the heart itself
Disease prevention means to try and stop the development of disease, but it also includes treatment to prevent disease from progressing further and leading to complications. What are the three major levels of prevention? – 1. Primary- Before the illness
2. Secondary- Early detection
3. Tertiary- treatment and rehabilitation
Which hоrmоne is mоst needed for lаbor contrаctions
Critical Thinking – Goes beyond problem solving
Problem solving + flexible Thinking
Sonohystogram – Shows fibroid, polyps, scars
A nurse is providing ongoing postoperative care to a patient who has had knee surgery. He assesses the dressing and finds it saturated with blood. The patient is restless and has a rapid pulse. What should the nurse do next?

A) Document the data and apply a new dressing
B) Apply a pressure dressing and report findings
C) Reassure the family that this a common problem
D) Make assessments every 15 minutes for 4 hours – B) Apply a pressure dressing and report findings

chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder – COPD
Professional respons/roles: helps the patient maintain and regain health, manage disease & symptoms, & attain a maximum level of function & independence – Caregiver

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