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Medical Surgical Nursing Bullet VI (Belajar KMB itu mudah)

? About 85% of arterial emboli originate in the heart chambers.
? Pulmonary embolism usually results from thrombi dislodged from the leg veins.
? The conscious interpretation of pain occurs in the cerebral cortex.
? To avoid interfering with new cell growth, the dressing on a donor skin graft site shouldn’t be disturbed.
? A sequela is any abnormal condition that follows and is the result of a disease, a treatment, or an injury.
? During sickle cell crisis, patient care includes bed rest, oxygen therapy, analgesics as prescribed, I.V. fluid monitoring, and thorough documentation of fluid intake and output.
? A patient who has an ileal conduit should maintain a daily fluid intake of 2,000 ml.
? In a closed chest drainage system, continuous bubbling in the water seal chamber or bottle indicates a leak.
? Palpitation is a sensation of heart pounding or racing associated with normal emotional responses and certain heart disorders. Continue reading Medical Surgical Nursing Bullet VI (Belajar KMB itu mudah)

Medical Surgical Nursing Bullet IV (Belajar KMB itu mudah)

? Ergotamine (Ergomar) is most effective when taken during the prodromal phase of a migraine or vascular headache.
? Treatment of acute pancreatitis includes nasogastric suctioning to decompress the stomach and meperidine (Demerol) for pain.
? Symptoms of hiatal hernia include a feeling of fullness in the upper abdomen or chest, heartburn, and pain similar to that of angina pectoris.
? The incidence of cholelithiasis is higher in women who have had children than in any other group.
? Acetaminophen (Tylenol) overdose can severely damage the liver.
? The prominent clinical signs of advanced cirrhosis are ascites and jaundice. Continue reading Medical Surgical Nursing Bullet IV (Belajar KMB itu mudah)

Medical Surgical Nursing Bullet V (Belajar KMB itu mudah)

? A patient who has had a cataract removed can begin most normal activities in 3 or 4 days; however, the patient shouldn’t bend and lift until a physician approves these activities.
? Symptoms of corneal transplant rejection include eye irritation and decreasing visual field.
? Graves’ disease (hyperthyroidism) is manifested by weight loss, nervousness, dyspnea, palpitations, heat intolerance, increased thirst, exophthalmos (bulging eyes), and goiter.
? The four types of lipoprotein are chylomicrons (the lowest-density lipoproteins), very-low-density lipoproteins, low-density lipoproteins, and high-density lipoproteins. Health care professionals use cholesterol level fractionation to assess a patient’s risk of coronary artery disease.
? If a patient who is taking amphotericin B (Fungizone) bladder irrigations for a fungal infection has systemic candidiasis and must receive I.V. fluconazole (Diflucan), the irrigations can be discontinued because fluconazole treats the bladder infection as well. Continue reading Medical Surgical Nursing Bullet V (Belajar KMB itu mudah)