Choose one of the major cohort studies (excluding the Framingham Heart Study and Nurses’ Health Study) from the list. Using the data from that study, describe the public health problem in terms of magnitude, person, time and place. 1) Discuss the basic epidemiology measures used in the study. Specifically what measure of risk was used? 2) How was risk calculated? (Hint: Consider a 2 by 2 table to display the data). 3) Do you agree with the authors’ conclusions? 4) What would you infer from the data? Why?
What increases the concentration of Erythromycin Ethylsuccinate any why? What is a potentially fatal adverse effect of clindamycin? Blood dyscrasias are also common. What nursing considerations should be considered?
The American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Standards of Practice does not allow the LPN/LVN to work independently; rather they practice under the supervision of an RN. The nursing process is used in the development of nursing care plans. The nursing process includes the following phases: assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. Considering the ANA’s LPN/LVN practice restrictions, answer the following questions: 1. In which phases of the nursing process could the assistance of an LPN/LVN be most helpful? 2. If the LPN/LVN can help the RN establish a nursing care plan, in what way and to what extent can they help? […]
A 7-year-old boy is a patient in your intensive care unit. He was on a camping trip with his family when he accidentally fell on the campfire, causing severe second- and third-degree burns over 60% of his body. The clinical care team tells his parents that it will be critical to maintain their son’s airway and keep his fluid levels high. The father is confused and asks you why his son’s fluid level is important after a burn. How would you explain this to him? After your explanation, the father nods that he understands. He then asks how you will […]