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Adult I Exam 1

UALR Nursing- Adult Nursing I

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Phases of the Nursing Process: Assessing, Diagnosing, Planning, Implementing, Evaluating
During the Assessment stage of the Nursing Process the nurse does what? Collects data; organizes data; validates data; and documents data
During the Diagnosing stage of the Nursing Process the nurse does what? Analize data; identify health problems, risks, and strengths; formulates diagnostic statements
During the Planning stage of the Nursing Process the nurse does what? Prioritize problems/ diagnose; formulate goals/ desired outcomes; select nursing interventions; write nursing interventions
During the Implementing stage of the Nursing Process the nurse does what? Reassess the client; determines the nurse's need for assistance; implement the nursing interventions; supervise delegated care; document nursing activities
During the Evaluating stage of the Nursing Process the nurse does what? Collect datd related to outcomes; compare data with outcomes; relate nuring actions to client goals/ outcome; draw conclutsions about what happened
Normal RBC findings Men: 4.6-6.0 mil/mm3 Women: 4.0-5.0 mil/mm3
Increased RBC count can be caused by Dehydration; polycythemia vera; high altitude; cardiovascular disease
Low sodium can cause Confusion
Decreased RBC count can be caused by Blood loss; anemias overhydration; leukemia; renal failure; pregnancy
Hematocrit The percentage of RBCs in plasma
Hemoglobin O2 carrier in the blood
Normal Hemoglobin findings Men: 13.5-18 g/dL Women: 12-15 g/dL
Normal Hematocrit findings Men: 40-54% Women: 36-46%
Increased Hemoglobin can be caused by polycythemia; dehydration; COPD; HF
Decreased Hemoglobin can be caused by Blood loss; anemia; kidney disease; cancer
Increased Hematocrit findings can be caused by Dehydration; burns; hypovolemia
Decreased Hematocrit can be caused by Acute blood loss; pregnany; anemia
Normal WBC findings 4,500-11,000/mm3
Increased WBC count can be caused by Acute infection; tissue necrosis; collagen disease
Decreased WBC count can be caused by Viral infections; hematopoetic diseases; rheumatiod arthritis
Basic elements in the blood that promote coagulation Platelets
Normal platelet count 150,000-400,000/mm3
Increased platelet count can be caused by Infection; polycythemia vera; acute blood loss; splenectomy
Decreased platelet count can be caused by Idiophatic thrombocytopenic purpura; cancer; systemic lupus erythematosus; some anemias
Created by: BabyNurse17