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WCU BSN week 8 quiz notes

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WCU BSN week 8 quiz notes Nurs100

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urinary elimination and oxygenation and some heart failure info
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urine, GFR, renal failure, incontinence, uti, urinarydivision, foley, oxygenation, Heart Failure




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Date Created: 10/04/16
Chapter 46- Urine elimination Includes:  Kidneys  Ureters  Bladder  Urethras Urine characteristics:  pH= 4.6-8.0  Protein= none or up to 8mg/100 ml  Glucose= none  Ketones= none  Specific gravity- 1.010-1.030  RBC’s= up to 2  WBC’s= 0.4per low – power field  Bacteria= None GFR- Glomerular Filtration rate: Best test to measure your level of kidney function and determine your stage of kidney disease.  <15 kidney failure Dialysis for Renal failure patients  No longer able to control urine  Worsening in uremic syndrome  Life debilitating Types of Urinary Incontinence  Functional  Stress  Urge  Overflow  Hyperactive/overactive Expect to see a distended bladder in a pelvic examination UTI  Caused by E. Coli  Prevention: proper cleaning, adequate fluid intake, proper emptying  Medications: pyridemia: given to relieve pain and discomfort Types of urinary diversion  Ureterostomy- one or both ureters to abdominal cavity  Nephrostomy- inserted into renal pelvis, exit through an incision on each flank, or there may be just one kidney. Assessment of I&O ratio Characteristics of urine Foley’s:  make the bladders lazy  inserted through surgical asepsis  if the pt. complains of needing to void but there’s a catheter in place o assess for placement of Foley o assess pelvic area o assess for a clogged catheter o To collect sample clamp Foley and then connect syringe to port. Do Not collect from bag because it won’t be accurate  Superpubic catheter is connected to the bladder. Used mainly for hysterectomy pt. Short term Chapter 42 Oxygenation Steps in Oxygenation  Ventilation- moving gas into and out of lungs  Perfusion- CV system pumps oxygenated blood to the tissue and return  Diffusion Terminology  Work of breathing- is the effort required to expand and contract the lungs. Healthy individuals have an effortless WOB.  Surfactant- a chemical produced in the lungs to maintain the surface tension of the alveoli and keep them from collapsing  Atelectasis- “collapsed lung”- collapse of the alveoli that prevents normal exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide.  Dyspnea- DIFFICULTY breathing  Orthopnea- Difficulty breathing when lying down, patient must be in a 45 degree fowler’s position to be able to breathe.  Hemoptysis- bloody sputum, associated with coughing and bleeding from the upper respiratory tract.  Eupnea- normal respirations that are quiet, effortless, and rhythmical.  Hypoxia-not enough oxygen at cellular level  Hypoxemia- Arterial blood oxygen level less than 60 mm Hg; low oxygen level in the blood. Cardiac output: 4-6L blood ejected from left ventricle Stroke Volume: Amount of blood ejected from with each contract  CO= SV+HR Left sided heart failure: Due to pulmonary disease and blood will back up into the lungs, sputum Right sided heart failure: Systemic disease; Clinical manifestations: edema, distended neck veins, peripheral edema. Conduction system: SA Node, AV node, bundle of his, right bundle of his, left bundle of his, purkinje fibers.  SA node is the pace maker ****V-Tach leads to V-fib and the pt can go to cardiac arrest (asystole)


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