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Tips in Nurse Job Interview

February 3, 2015 Category :Challenge Questions 0

Passing the interview is a critical step in getting a job. The interview is the first time one gets to personally encounter one’s potential employer. First thing’s first. Before you start talking for the interviewer to know your thoughts more in depth, the interviewer will see first. Hence, one’s appearance is the first thing that creates the initial yet lasting impression that the interviewer will have with you. As such, the interviewee should dress up casually and conservatively to make the right first impression. This means avoiding skimpy outfits, limiting accessories and keeping oneself clean, trimmed and neat. Included in one’s outfit is to smell good by maintaining a good hygiene and avoid smelling like cigarettes.

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Challege Question: Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alterations

June 15, 2014 Category :Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alterations 6

A nurse is teaching a family of a lcient with Parkinson’s disease.  Which of the following statements by the family reflects a need for more education?
A. “We can buy lots of soups for Dad.”
B.  “We are teaching Dad posture exercises.” » Continue Reading

Challenge Question: Medical Surgical Nursing

May 27, 2014 Category :Medical - Surgical Nursing 1

Mr. Jim a 65 year old retired steel worker is admitted to the unit with dyspnea upon exertion.  He has a long history of smoking.  Initial assessment findings include barrel chest, ankle edema, persistent cough with copious sputum production, and variable wheezing on expiration.  Laboratory test result include a hematocrit greater than 60% and a partial pressure of carbon dioxide in arterial blood (PaCO2) OF 65 mm Hg.  The physican diagnostic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

1.  Mr.Jim’s ankle edema and respiratory problems should make the nurse suspect hypertrophy of which heart chamber?
A. Left atrium
B. Right atrium
C. Left ventricle
D. Right ventricle » Continue Reading

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Challege Question: Medical-Surgical Nursing

May 26, 2014 Category :Medical - Surgical Nursing 1

When the nurse tested an unconscious client for noxious stimuli, the client responded with decorticate rigidity or posturing.  This is best described as:

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What is CT Stonogram?

October 3, 2012 Category :Challenge Questions 0

Computed Tomography scan, Computer Axial Tomography (CAT) scan or simply CT scan, is a medical diagnostic procedure that creates a cross sectional image of a portion of a 3-dimensional object (a tomogram). It is among the most important medical technology developments although the scientific process is also applied in other fields such as archeology. For medical diagnosis, CT Scan is basically used to create a digital image of internal structures and organs of the body to determine figure, dimension, mass and texture, which in turn helps determine medical illness, extent of damage, location and other important details.

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Challenge Question

October 15, 2009 Category :Medical - Surgical Nursing 5

A client persents with symptoms of increased intracranial pressure, papilledema, and headache. No history of trauma is found. Vital signs are BP 110/60, HR 80, T 98.9 degree F, RR 24. Based on this statement, the nurse suspects the client has a(n):
A. brain tumor
B. meningitis
C. skull fracture
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