By Patricia A. Potter RN MSN PhD FAAN, Anne Griffin Perry RN EdD FAAN, Patricia Stockert RN BSN MS PhD, Amy Hall RN BSN MS PhD CNE, Veronica Peterson BA RN BSN MS
A concise, pocket-sized nursing reference, Clinical spouse for basics of Nursing: simply the proof, eighth Edition offers easy accessibility to the entire info you will have to grasp on your clinicals. A streamlined structure organizes content material by way of physique approach, utilizing tables, packing containers and bulleted lists to simplify look up. From definitions and abbreviations to dosage calculations and lab values, this pocket advisor provides the main up to date instructions and medical details in a well-liked, quick-reference format!
- The concise, pocket-sized format guarantees portability to be used within the medical setting.
- Content is gifted in tabular, checklist, and description format for fast and straightforward retrieval.
- A body-systems organization makes it effortless to find particular info, together with easy evaluate and an infection regulate directions, diagnostic assessments, uncomplicated emergency care techniques, and extra.
- Chapter outlines with corresponding web page numbers offer quickly, easy accessibility to info.
- Basic evidence and figures give you the priceless history often wanted in early scientific reports.
- Abbreviation guidelines are included.
- An English-to-Spanish Translation Guide is helping you speak with Spanish-speaking patients.
- Thoroughly up-to-date information displays present nursing perform.
- New 2010 AHA CPR Guidelines are included.
- The newest details on an infection control is included.
- Updates contain the most modern info on strain ulcers.
- Includes the latest NANDA diagnoses.
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Stomach irritation from medications Decreased gastric acidity or peristalsis Drink a full glass of water. Take with food. Slower drug absorption Reduced colon muscle tone Increase fluids. Avoid constipation. Fragile veins Reduced skin elasticity Avoid IV punctures. Slower drug metabolism Reduced liver size Monitor dosages. Reduced hepatic flow Monitor liver effects. Slower drug excretion Reduced glomerular filtration Monitor dosages. Monitor renal effects. 0 mcg/mL Procainamide (Pronestyl) 4 to 10 mcg/mL Propranolol 50 to 100 ng/mL Quinidine and disopyramide 2 to 5 mcg/mL Respiratory Drug Theophylline (Aminophylline) 10 to 20 mcg/mL Drug Administration Syringe Compatibility Give within 15 minutes of mixing.
Use “6 PM nightly” or “6 PM daily” SC, SQ, sub q Use “subcut” or “subcutaneously” TIW or tiw Use “3 times weekly” U or u** Use “unit” MgS04 MS, MS04 Use magnesium sulfate & morphine sulfate ° Use “hr,” “h,” or “hour’ Permission is granted to reproduce material for internal newsletters or communications with proper attribution. Other reproduction is prohibited without written permission. Unless noted, reports were received through the USP-ISMP Medication Errors Reporting Program (MERP). org or by calling 1-800 FAIL-SAF(E).
From Potter PA, Perry AG, Stockert PA, Hall A: Fundamentals of nursing, ed 8, St. ) Figure 2-5 Vastus lateralis injections. (From Potter PA, Perry AG, Stockert PA, Hall A: Fundamentals of nursing, ed 8, St. ) Figure 2-6 Ventrogluteal injections. (From Potter PA, Perry AG, Stockert PA, Hall A: Fundamentals of nursing, ed 8, St. ) *Specific therapeutic blood levels may vary per facility. †Other drugs may be included depending on the facility. Chapter 3 Infection Control Basic Terminology Stages of Infection The Inflammatory Process Summary of Isolation Precautions Types of Isolation Precautions CDC Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Health Care Settings (2002) Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens Prevention of Resistant Pathogens MRSA and VRE Common Bacteria Tuberculosis Overview of Common Infectious Diseases Facts About Influenza Types of Immunity Antibody Functions For an in-depth study of infection control, consult the following publications: Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Guidelines for isolation precautions in hospitals, Washington, DC, 1996, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services.