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Psychiatric Nursing Kaplan

Denial Unconscious failure to acknowledge an event, thought, or feeling that is too painful for conscious awareness Displacement The transference of feelings to another person or object < Identification Attempt to be like someone or emulate the personality, traits, or behaviors of ....  Read More

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fundamentals final review

Which of the following nursing interventions is an example of tertiary preventative care? A) Assisting with speech therapy for a patient with a traumatic brain injury B) Administration of immunizations to a 6-month-old child C) Blood pressure screenings at a senior center ….  Read More

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Sketchy Micro Fungi

Histoplasma Capsulatum -GENERALLY – questions about fungi have worse effects in those who are immunocompromised The Historian’s Cave -A systemic fungi -Associated with bird or bat droppings – someone recently in a cave or farm -Endemic to Midwest and central US -Transmission ….  Read More

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Pathology – Cerebral Edema, ICP, and Herniation

Macroscopic edema focal or diffuse swelling, gyri flattened, sulci narrowed Microscopic edema enlarged perivascular and perineuronal spaces < Ultrastructural edema swollen astrocytic foot processes Vasogenic edema BBB disruption, increased permeability Cytotoxic edema increase intracellualr volume What cells are sensitive to hypoxia or ....  Read More

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HOSA 2017 CPR/First Aid

What is First Aid? The immediate care that you give someone with an illness or injury before advanced care arrives. Assess the Scene for Safety Consider 4 things, Danger: Look out for danger to you and victim, move patient to safer space ….  Read More