By Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN-10: 1437725589

ISBN-13: 9781437725582

The new sixth version of center assessment for severe Care Nursing is helping readers determine and construct their wisdom of severe care nursing as they arrange for the certification examination. The ebook contains 3 200-question pattern examinations that offer huge perform and evaluate key content material. An in-depth reason, entire with references, is integrated for every query. Written below the authority of the yankee organization for Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this publication is a perfect learn software to facilitate practise for severe care nursing certification. This identify comprises extra electronic media whilst bought in print structure. For this electronic e-book variation, media content material isn't really included.

  • Based on center Curriculum for severe Care Nursing, sixth variation, the assessment is designed to keep on with besides the middle text.
  • Three separate pattern examinations each one handle the whole diversity of vital parts in serious care nursing and problem readers' mastery of the...
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    Administer 100 mL normal saline fluid bolus B. Check for bleeding at the access site C. 5 mg IV D. Disconnect the patient from the machine 1-12. The alarm on a patient’s monitor sounds, and the nurse immediately responds to assess the patient. The patient denies chest pain but complains of palpitations. The nurse places oxygen on the patient and obtains the following vital signs: BP 120/70 mm Hg and respiratory rate 22/min. The nurse then obtains the 12-lead ECG below. The most appropriate immediate intervention for the nurse would be to A.

    C. Try to rest for now; you need to recover from the procedure. D. Now that you’re thirsty, we can order your lunch tray for delivery in 30 minutes. 1-44. A multiple trauma patient with a grade IV liver laceration is re-admitted to the ICU from the operating room after having the liver packs replaced for the third time. The patient has been on mechanical ventilation for 5 days and maintenance of the ventilator equipment is now being considered. Which of the following measures for prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia is indicated at this time?

    A. Addition of steroids to the bronchodilator regime B. Changing from beta-agonists to leukotriene inhibitors C. Initiation of inhaled nitric oxide D. Immediate intubation 1-34. Ventilator-associated pneumonias (VAP) result in approximately 6 more days in the ICU, and $10,000 to $40,000 per episode in costs. Your facility has decided to focus on decreasing VAP. Which of the following interventions would provide the farthest-reaching impact on this health problem? A. Adherence to handwashing and sterile technique B.

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