Being treated with methadone instead of abusing heroin is the safest option for a durg-addicted mother during pregnancy
On the finnegan (NAS) scoreing system the higher the score the better the baby is doing
Causes of Postpartum hemorrhage include:
Postpartum hemorrhage is defined as any blood loss from uterus greater than _______ post vaginal birth and any blood loss greater than ______ post Csection
Medication given to contract the uterus that is contraindicated fore htn and cautioned with asthma is
postaglandin F2 (carboprost tromethamine)
suspect lacerations when bleeding persists but uterus is firm
Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura is an autoimmune disorder and Von-Willebrand Disease is a _____________. They both can cause postpartum hemorrhage.
type of hemophilia
type of preeclampsia
condtion caused by eeclampsic seizure
Lower urinary tract infection is referred to as _________________- while an kidney infection is referred to as____________________
Postpartum mood disorder are most liekly to occur after the _____________ but may occur anytime within ________________
2nd week, 2nd year
24 hours, 6 months
4th week, 1 year
8th week, 1 year
Interventions that help prevent DVT include all of the following EXCEPT
avoid giving mg
Select all the hallmark signs of delirium (4)
acute change/fluctuating mental state
The three I's in the THINK acronym for causes of delirium include
On the CAM assessment tool for Delirium a pt. must exhibit both Acute onset/ fluctuating course, and inattention, as well as at least 1 of the following.......
altered LOC and disorganized thought
violence and confusion
disorganized thought and panic
lethargy and confusion
A pt. with dementia during a mini mental exam states that you are holding a chicken when you hold up a pen and has incomprehensible speech for much of the interview...... You document these findings using which medical terminology
loss of ability to think abstractly
A dementia pt has significant problems performing ADL's, suffers from apraxia and agiation, and follows caregive around for most of the day would most likely me in which stage of Alzheimer's Disease?
Stage 1 (mild)
Stage 2 (moderate)
Which medication is often given with cholinergic medications such as (donepezil, Aricept) to help slow Alzheimer's disease and decrease the GI effects associated with cholinesterase inhibitors?
A pt with a tisomy of the 21st chromosome will have: (pick 2)
All of the following are symptoms associated with Down syndrome expect:
small low set ears
eyes slanted upward and outward
excess skin of the neck
CHromosomal abnormalities of structure include:
Cri Du Chat syndrome
Fragile x syndrome
Find 4 answers associated with autosomal dominant inheritance
an abnormal gene overshadows the normal gene to produce the triat
children have 50 % change being affected
no male to male transmission
You are explaining to parents who are both carriers for cystic fibrosis about how CF is transmitted. The best way to explain the risk is to say?
"your children will all be carriers"
"Your children will have 50% chance of having CF"
"Your children will have a 50% change of being a carrier and a 25% change of having CF"
"Your female children will be carriers"
Can a man with hemophilia pass on this trait to his son?
All the following are conditions associated with Multifactorial inheritance except:
In diet for phenylketonuria (PKU) a pt should avoid all of the following expect:
a pt has blood in the front chamber of his eye and is suffering from increased sensitivity to light. Use medical terminology to describe these conditons
A pt with hyperopia will have an easiest time seeing objects placed...
in the periphery
close to him
in the center field of vision
In macular degneration ___________- vision is lost; in glaucoma ___________ vision is lost
Top of field of, bottom field of
Which form of glaucoma is considered a medical emergency
Charles Bonnet syndrome
A prostaglandin medication used to treat glaucoma by increasing the outflow of aqueous humor; may change pigment of the eye...
Your patient has a perscription for pilocarpine (pilocar) a miotic agent written to be aminstered OD; how would you administer this medication?
Which of the following is a beta blocker used in the treatment of glaucoma