Renal Failure Bullet Notes

Oligura– urine output less than 400ml/day Anuria– Urine output less than 50ml/day Higher specific gravity= MORE concentrated urine Lower specific gravity= Dilute- more ‘watery’ Acute Renal Failure– Reversable- Sudden and almost complete loss of kidney fxn over hours to days. Increase in

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Pharmacology Tips to Help You Pass the NCLEX

One of the most difficult courses in nursing school is Pharmacology. There are hundreds of medications that must be learned, along with their indications, contraindications, side effects, dosing, and much more. Learning all the medications you need to know to pass the

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Answers and Rationale for NCLEX Practice Test 2016

NCLEX Practice Test 2016 Questions 1. Answer: A. The client is oriented to time, place, and person. Hepatic coma is the most advanced stage of hepatic encephalopathy. As hepatic coma resolves, improvement in the client’s level of consciousness occurs. The client should

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NCLEX Practice Test 2016

1. Nurse Albie is caring for a patient with hepatic coma, which outcome would be the most appropriate? A. The client is oriented to time, place, and person. B. The client exhibits no ecchymotic areas. C. The client increases oral intake to

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NCLEX Practice Exam Health Promotion and Maintenance with Answers and Rationale

1. Today in Jezza’s class, they are discussing about the cranial nerves. What equipment would be necessary to complete an evaluation of cranial nerves 9 and 10 during a physical assessment? a. A cotton ball b. A penlight c. An ophthalmoscope d.

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How to Improve your Study Habits for the NCLEX

Let’s face it, though we may at times like it, though we know that it has a lot of advantages, studying is not always something you look forward to. However, since you are working towards a goal, becoming a Registered Nurse, that

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Conquering New NCLEX Standards

You’ve just graduated from nursing school and are still feeling the “finally getting there” vibe. You are excited to finally be able to reach your dream of becoming a Registered Nurse when you hear the news that there have been changes being

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NCLEX takers to take additional measures to pass

After the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Inc. (NCSBN) voted, to raise the passing standard for the NCLEX-RN Examination (the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses) and the passing standard raised to -0.16 logits on the NCLEX-RN logistic scale,

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What You Need to Know About NCLEX

40 Facts about NCLEX that you should know. Purpose 1. To determine if you are a safe and effective nurse. 2. To safeguard the public. 3. To test for minimum competency. Test Content 4. Based on the knowledge and activities of an

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What to do during the NCLEX

Your hands are cold. Trembling, even. You can’t help but pace. You are nervous. You are anxious. But you are also feeling a bit excited. This is the day. This is it. After months of preparing, after years of looking forward to

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Basic Cheat Sheet for NCLEX

Via is getting nervous. A few more days and she’ll be taking the test that would determine whether or not she’s fit to become a Registered Nurse. However, there’s a problem. She still can’t memorize some nursing concepts, such as the normal

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