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Nursing Diagnosis For Difficulty Of Breathing
Do your homework: The site is not a shortcut for you to get your nursing homework answered for you. Apply yourself ; acquire the answers from the texts ; sources in your curriculum. To be successful as a nurse you need to do the work ; gain the skills or you will be neither happy or successful. ...Read more
Not sure of question: There are several causes of cholangitis, bacterial and autoimmune. Bacterial cholangitis has several causes, ascending infection caused by blockage from stones (choledocholithiasis), malignancy or iatrogenic. This is because bacteria grow in the stagnant bile upstream of the blockage and cause biliary sepsis. Autoimmune cholangitis also includes primary sclerosing cholangitis. ...Read more
Counts pulse: The nurse would feel your pulse usually at the wrist to determine the number of heart beats per minute. If it is less than 60, that is defined as bradycardia. An EKG would determine the exact rhythm responsible for the slow pulse. ...Read more
Same as for MDs: Nurses use the same "playbook" as doctors. It would not make sense for nurses to refer to the same conditions by different names as do physicians. In fact, one of the major outcomes of the flexner commission in modernizing and unifying medical education. ...Read more
Study materials: This site is designed to answer questions about medical questions from the public. Your instructors will expect you to study your references and acquire the jargon they use in your nursing studies. It is important that you do so as they will know if you don't. ...Read more
I would have your: Baby checked by the pediatrician to make sure it isn't anything serious. Most often it isn't but better to be safe. ...Read more
Supportive: Moving is a huge transitiion for anyone. Moving from your home to a nursing home is a large adjustment for the individual as well as the cargivers that have made the decision they need help in caring for their loved one beyond their abilities. Make their room as homey as possible with pictures, small mementos/furniture that makes their space their own. The nh staff can assist in the transition, too. ...Read more
My 4-month-old son gets agitated during nursing. Otherwise, he is fine. Could there be a problem?
Maybe reflux: A child who has always been spitty after each breastfeeding may have gastroesophageal reflux, especially if he is an otherwise normal child. Spitty babies need to be evaluated by a doctor to be sure there is not another problem causing spitting, such as some internal blockage or other medical condition. Treatment is available for reflux, so the doctor may prescribe some medication. ...Read more
Yes: As the person gets older, the risk of developing infections is greater if the person has multiple medical conditions. Using a cranberry pill or cranberry juice along with plenty of fluid will lessen the chance of developing chronic kidney infections. Please consult the attending physician about using cranberry and about getting a consultation with infectious disease specialist. ...Read more
Hello, I'm a nursing mother now I have a muscular problem can I use "Chlorzoxazone" relaxon, is it safe with breast feeding?!
Mess and breast: Speak to the provider who prescribed this as there is no data on the excretion of chlorzoxazone into breast milk which would make it unsafe to use while nursing ...Read more