New PDF release: AACN Certification and Core Review for High Acuity and

By Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN-10: 1437725589

ISBN-13: 9781437725582

The new sixth version of middle overview for serious Care Nursing is helping readers determine and construct their wisdom of severe care nursing as they arrange for the certification examination. The booklet involves 3 200-question pattern examinations that supply huge perform and evaluate key content material. An in-depth cause, whole with references, is incorporated for every query. Written lower than the authority of the yankee organization for Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this e-book is a perfect examine instrument to facilitate coaching for severe care nursing certification. This identify contains extra electronic media while bought in print structure. For this electronic ebook variation, media content material isn't included.

  • Based on center Curriculum for serious Care Nursing, sixth version, the overview is designed to persist with besides the center text.
  • Three separate pattern examinations every one tackle the full diversity of significant components in serious care nursing and problem readers' mastery of the...
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    He has decreased breath sounds in his right lung fields, and his trachea is midline. What is the most appropriate nursing action at this time? A. Secure a chest tube insertion kit and notify the physician that the patient may have a pneumothorax B. Administer oxygen via a nasal cannula and notify the physician about these assessment findings C. Obtain an order for and administer STAT a narcotic analgesic D. Document the assessment findings and prepare the patient for prompt admission to ICU 1-55.

    A postoperative patient with a heart rate of 126 beats/min, blood pressure 80/68 mm Hg, and PCWP 5 mm Hg would benefit most from which of the following interventions? A. Administration of a 250 mL bolus of normal saline B. Administration of one unit of packed cells C. Initiation of a dopamine infusion at 10 mcg/kg/min D. Vasopressin 40 units IV push 1-94. On postoperative day 3 a patient (status: post roux-en-y gastric bypass) is admitted to the ICU with a diagnosis of sepsis secondary to gastric perforation.

    5° C, HR 120/min, BP 90/60 mm Hg, RR 28/min, SaO2 94% on FiO2 100%. A chest x-ray shows infiltrates in the patient’s right lower lobe. Which of the following interventions should the critical care nurse anticipate? A. Aggressive broad-spectrum antibiotics B. Bronchoalveolar lavage to clear the distal airways C. Steroid therapy to mitigate the inflammatory cascade D. Aggressive pulmonary hygiene and culturing 1-16. Recent research has found that African Americans experiencing myocardial infarction are likely to delay treatment if they are single, widowed, or divorced, because they do not view their symptoms as life-threatening or serious.

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