A girl who is 16 comes into your office and says she is pregnant. As a nurse do you notify her parents? Why or why not? Do you notify the father of the baby? Would your answer be different in another state? Do you agree with the laws in your state of California ? Why or why not? Research the laws in your state regarding pregnancy and minors, and the rights of males in this situation. Then compare your state with another state that has different laws.
1. Medication order: Loading dose, mix magnesium sulfate 30 g in 1000 mL D5W. Infuse 6 g over 20 minutes, then maintain 1 g/hr. Maintain primary IV 1000 mL D5W at 60 mL/hr after magnesium sulfate loading dose. Available: Magnesium sulfate 50% in 10 mL vials Calculate the secondary rate for the loading dose. 2. Mix 12 units of oxytocin in 500 mL NS. Start infusion at 18 mL/hr. Increase by 5 mL/hr every 10 minutes until uterine contractions are 2 to 3 minutes apart. Do not exceed 32 milliunits/min. Maintain total IV fluid volume at 100 mL/hr. How many […]
You are working in a clinic where a 24 year old female is being seen for suspected lithium (Eskalith) toxicity. She reports feeling nauseated, shaky, weak and has had episodes of diarrhea. She takes Lithium (Eskalith )600 mg po tid. She reports taking the medicine as prescribed. Upon further discussion, she reports feeling “down” recently so she has been running extensively to try and lift her spirits. She asks you if her feelings of depression mean her bipolar disorder is out of control and she asks you “what exactly is bipolar disorder?”. Her serum lithium level is 1.9 mEq/L. Explain […]
Topic:How does handwashing prevent intensive care unit patients in the hospital from nosocomial infection compare to usage of hand sanitizer to reduce the risk of infection in the first two weeks? DIRECTION: Please review my paper Course project In recent years, attention to health care associated infections (HAIs) formerly referred to as nosocomial infections. The impact of infectious disease changes through time as microorganisms mutate, as human behavior patterns shift, or as therapeutic options change. HAND HYGIENE: The most frequent cause of infection outbreaks in health care institutions is transmission by the hands of healthcare workers. Hands should be washed […]