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November 13, 2019

George Brown, 72 years of age, is a male patient who is admitted with the diagnosis of acute pulmonary edema secondary to acute left ventricular heart failure.

George Brown, 72 years of age, is a male patient who is admitted with the diagnosis of acute pulmonary edema secondary to acute left ventricular heart failure. The patient has a history of coronary artery disease that has been treated medically. The patient is anxious, pale, cold, clammy, and dyspneic. The vital signs are: blood pressure 88/50 mm Hg, heart rate 110 bpm, respiratory rate 32 breaths/min, and temperature 97°F. There are bubbling crackles and wheezing throughout the lung fields and the patient is raising frothy blood-tinged clear sputum. The patient’s admission weight is 100 kg. a. What first actions […]
November 13, 2019

Carl Edwards is a 75-year-old man with congestive heart failure.

Carl Edwards is a 75-year-old man with congestive heart failure. Having sustained three myocardial infarctions in the last 10 years, he has decreased left ventricular function. Mr. Edwards takes Digoxin, Capoten, Coreg, and Lasix for management of this disease. Today he presents to the emergency department with fatigue, generalized weakness, and feelings of “skipping” heartbeats. Upon arrival, he is placed on the cardiac monitor, his vital signs are assessed, and an IV is inserted. He currently denies chest pain, but is experiencing some shortness of breath, and is placed on 2 L of oxygen via nasal cannula. Mr. Edwards has […]
November 13, 2019

Dylan Radin, 55 years of age, is a male patient who is admitted to the ED via ambulance with acute onset of midsternal chest pain radiating down the left arm and radiating up the left side of the neck.

Dylan Radin, 55 years of age, is a male patient who is admitted to the ED via ambulance with acute onset of midsternal chest pain radiating down the left arm and radiating up the left side of the neck. The patient complains of shortness of breath and is cool, pale, and diaphoretic. The vital signs include: blood pressure 160/90 mm Hg, heart rate 110 bpm, respiratory rate 26 breaths/min, and temperature 99°F. The 12-lead ECG reveals an anterior wall ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). What first actions should the nurse take after the patient has arrived in the emergency department? The […]
November 13, 2019

The home health care nurse is visiting Mr. Simpson, a 62-year-old man with a significant history of angina pectoris.

The home health care nurse is visiting Mr. Simpson, a 62-year-old man with a significant history of angina pectoris. During the visit, the nurse assesses Mr. Simpson’s current status, including his vital signs, activity level, and dietary intake. Mr. Simpson’s medications include nitroglycerin sublingual as needed for chest pain, metoprolol, Cardizem, and ticlopidine. What are the rationales for the ordered medications? Mr. Simpson continues to smoke despite his disease process. How does smoking increase Mr. Simpson’s chances of angina episodes? The nurse reviews the correct procedure for taking nitroglycerin for chest pain, and includes what information? The nurse uses the […]
November 13, 2019

1-How does population density affect disease?

1-How does population density affect disease? When (and why) does the population of cities become self-sustaining? 2-What does the reproductive ratio tell us about a disease? What is the threshold necessary for an outbreak to persist? How does it change over the course of an epidemic? What diseases have particularly high reproductive rates?
November 13, 2019

1. Which of the following would be considered stress on the human body?

1. Which of the following would be considered stress on the human body? too much heat   too much cold being bored all of the above QUESTION 2 Ethnic identity can be negotiated. True False QUESTION 3 According to the article Pain and Stress, there is evidence that the perceived intensity of pain (tolerance) and types of permissible pain can be:   influenced by culture  learned through child-rearing practices  fostered through over-awareness of pain  all of the above QUESTION 4 Ethnic research of health disparities is not easy to conduct because: ethnic minoirty populations are small in number research funding is […]
November 13, 2019

QUESTION 1 The most likely entry into mental health services for African Americans is:

  QUESTION 1 The most likely entry into mental health services for African Americans is:     Out-patient mental health facilities County social services Hospital emergency room Primary care doctor’s office QUESTION 2 As a general rule, religion has a postive effect on both an individual’s mental and physical health and it can improve overall longevity. True False QUESTION 3 Which of the following is true of mental health services in America? Mental health education offers almost ALL students a culturally homogenous clinical experience Mental health research rarely involves minority populations Minorities have less access to mental health care all of the […]
November 13, 2019

QUESTION 18 Which of the following factor into the issue of obesitiy among immigrant and refugee populations?

QUESTION 18 Which of the following factor into the issue of obesitiy among immigrant and refugee populations? Working many jobs Living in neighborhoods without access to safe parks and recreational areas Changes in diet All of the above QUESTION 19 Only recently has obesity been viewed by most people in the world as an illness or disease. True False QUESTION 20 There are common elements to street gang culture in America. True False 1 points QUESTION 21 Most mental health diagnoses have little to no room for interpretation of symptoms. True False QUESTION 22 HIV is considered the “new leprosy” […]
November 13, 2019

QUESTION 25 There is a dramatic need for trained geriatric specialists in the United States.

QUESTION 25 There is a dramatic need for trained geriatric specialists in the United States. True False QUESTION 26 More Americans die in hospitals than anywhere else, often after prolonged illness and many medical interventions. True False QUESTION 27 The move to legalize assisted suicide has largely been driven by the “worried well” or people who fear unknown end-of-life concerns. True False QUESTION 28 Studies show that people who request death are more motivated by loss of independence and autonomy then by the physical pain they have endured. True False QUESTION 29 In the U.S., those who requested assisted lethal […]
November 13, 2019

QUESTION 18 Which of the following factor into the issue of obesitiy among immigrant and refugee populations?

QUESTION 18 Which of the following factor into the issue of obesitiy among immigrant and refugee populations? Working many jobs Living in neighborhoods without access to safe parks and recreational areas Changes in diet All of the above QUESTION 19 Only recently has obesity been viewed by most people in the world as an illness or disease. True False QUESTION 20 There are common elements to street gang culture in America. True False QUESTION 21 Most mental health diagnoses have little to no room for interpretation of symptoms. True False QUESTION 22 HIV is considered the “new leprosy” due to […]