The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The respiratory system consists of the airways, lungs, bony thorax, and respiratory muscles and functions in conjunction with the central nervous system (CNS). These structures work together to deliver oxygen to the bloodstream and remove excess carbon dioxide from the body. More »


NCLEX RN Practice Question # 375

    Free NCLEX Practice Questions. Take Practice Question # 375. You May also read this NCLEX RN Practice Question 452 NCLEX RN Practice Question # 630 NCLEX RN Practice Question 436 NCLEX Free Quiz NCLEX RN Practice Question #

Intravenous Therapy (Practice Questions)

  PRACTICE QUESTIONS 103. A client had a 1000-mL bag of 5% dextrose in 0.9% sodium chloride hung at 3 PM. The nurse making rounds at 3:45 PM finds that the client is complaining of a pounding headache and is dyspneic, is experiencing

Central Venous Catheters

IX. Central Venous Catheters A. Description 1. Central venous catheters (Fig. 14-6) are used to deliver hyperosmolar solutions, measure central venous pressure, infuse parenteral nutrition, or infuse multiple IV solutions or medications. 2. Catheter position is determined by radiography after insertion. You May also read this Intravenous

Priority Nursing Actions

  PRIORITY NURSING ACTIONS   Actions for Inserting a Peripheral Intravenous Line Refer to Section VI, Initiation and Administration of IV Solutions, for additional preprocedure and postprocedure interventions. 1. Check the health care provider’s (HCP’s) prescription, determine the type and size of infusion device, and prepare intravenous (IV)

Intravenous Therapy (Latex Allergy, Peripheral IV Site, Medication)

  III. Latex Allergy A. Assess the client for an allergy to latex. B. IV supplies, including IV catheters, IV tubing, IV ports (particularly IV rubber injection ports), rubber stoppers on multidose vials, and adhesive tape, may contain latex. C. Latex-safe IV supplies need to be used