NURSING

200-Item Acute Care Examination

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200-Item Acute Care Examination 1. A neonate presents with seizures at age 1 week. In the newborn period, he was noted to be hypotonic, with low-set ears and a cleft…

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Test-Taking Strategies

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Test-Taking Strategies Cathy Haut Preparation for test taking can be extremely stressful and cause considerable anxiety. Successful personal skills for test preparation are important to use first prior to adopting…

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Preparation for Practice: Interprofessional Practice, Certification, Licensure, Credentialing, Documentation, Billing, and Coding

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Preparation for Practice: Interprofessional Practice, Certification, Licensure, Credentialing, Documentation, Billing, and Coding Interprofessional Practice Hospital-Based Practice Appropriate acute care education, certification, credentialing, and privileging are requirements for health care providers…

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Disaster Management

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Disaster Management Disaster Management Mary Schucker Christopher Sonne Background Four phases of emergency management: mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Emergencies can be classified as “routine” or “crisis.” All emergencies begin…

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Palliative Care, Complementary and Alternative Therapies

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Palliative Care, Complementary and Alternative Therapies Palliative and End-of-Life Care Cathy Haut Pain and Symptom Management Background Children have multiple different physiologic and emotional problems related to the diagnosis, treatment,…

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Dermatologic Disorders

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Dermatologic Disorders Bites and Stings Conni Nevills Bites: Mammalian Background Dog bites are responsible for >3 to 4 million emergency department (ED) visits annually. One third to one half of…

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Genetics

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Genetics This chapter highlights the more common genetic disorders that are encountered in acute care practice. CHARGE Syndrome Lynn D. Mohr Background/Definition A congenital disorder described in 1979 with a…

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Musculoskeletal

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Musculoskeletal Compartment Syndrome Susan K. Emerson Background/Definition Osteofascial compartment pressure rises to a level that decreases perfusion to the tissue in the closed fascial space. May lead to irreversible muscle…

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Immunologic and Rheumatologic Disorders

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Immunologic and Rheumatologic Disorders Anaphylaxis Kimberly L. DiMaria Cheryl N. Bartke Background Anaphylaxis occurs most commonly among children and adolescents. Although the incidence of allergies and severe allergic reactions is…

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