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____ centers in the hypothalamus are stimulated by dry mucous membranes, drop in blood volume and increase in serum osmolallity Thirst
This hormone produced in the hypothalamus is released in responce to low blood volume or increased serum osmolality and stimulates water reabsorption in the kidneys. ADH
A fluid volume deficit that results in decreased body fluid Dehydration
A characteristic of the tongue appearance in a dehydrated adult Longitudinal Furrows
1Kg=1 of these of fluid Liter
The main goal in dehydration is this Fluid replacement
A solution with a solute concentration equal to the osmolarity of normal body fluids Isotonic
This solution is given to most dehydrated patients in the hospital, it is isotonic. Normal Saline
These IV solutions are large molecules that can't leak through capillary membranes. Colloids
Given to patients with debilitating illness lasting longer than 2 weeks, have a loss of 10% or more of preillness wt or nonfunctioning GI tract TPN
Used for short term IV therapy through a vein in the arm or hand Peripheral line
An inflammation of the vein as a complication of IV therapy resulting in a cord-like vein, redness and swelling around the site. Phlebitis
An infiltration of a vesicant drug Extravasation
Too rapid of an infusion of IV fluids or meds can result in this which leads to flushing of the skin, dizziness, irregular pulses and severe headache Speed shock
A high loop diuretic that blocks reabsorption of sodium and chloride preventing passive reabsorption of water Lasix
These diuretics promote urine production by blocking the reabsorption of sodium and chloride in the early seg of the distal convoluted tubule Thiazide
This diuretic uses osmotic force in the nephron that inhibits reabsorption of water, used mostly in Critical Care. Mannitol
This electrolyte imbalance results in an inverted T wave on the EKG, lethargy, confusion, leg cramps, generalized weakness and polyuria. Hypokalemia
This electrolyte imbalance results in abdominal cramping, peaked T wave on EKG, diarrhea, irritability and muscle weakness. Hyperkalemia
This electrolyte imbalance results in skin flushing, agitation, lethargy, tachycardia, thirst, hypertension and orthostatic hypotension Hypernatremia
This electrolyte imbalance results in brittle nails, dry skin and hair, cardiac arrythmias, muscle cramps, tetany or fractures Hypocalcemia
This electrolyte imbalace results in depressed reflexes, weak pulses, bradycardia, warm flushed skin, weakness, drowsiness, hypotension and diaphoresis. Hypermagnesemia
This blood test measures the past three months of blood glucose levels, higher than 6 indicates diabetes. HbgA1C
A condition in Type 1 diabetes that results in a high blood sugar of >250 but less than 800, fruity breath, kussmauls respirations, N/V, keytones in urine, hypokalemia and a ph of <7.38 DKA
_______syndrome is a precursor to DM that is a chronic inflammatory process leading to plaque formation in vessels. Signs include low HDL levels, change in LDL, hypertension, abdominal obesity, insulin resistance. Metabolic
Fasting glucose level is high in the morning as a result of stress hormones Somogyi effect
Morning sugar is elevated as a result of liver converting glycogen to glucose in type 2 diabetes. Dawn Phenomenon
Symptoms include thirst, dry mouth, hunger, fatigue, difficulty concentrating Hyperglycemia

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Fluid and Electrolyte Review Crossword

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What precautions would you place a patient on with hypernatremia? Seizure
A nurse would expect an increased or decreased urinary output with hypernatremia? Decreased
Most common electrolyte disorder... Hyponatremia
If the patient has hypophosphatemia, they will most likely have what other electrolyte imbalance? Hypercalcemia
Which electrolyte maintains extracellular fluid? Sodium
Which electrolyte maintains intracellular fluid? Potassium
In a patient with hypercalcemia, the blood will clot faster or slower? Faster
What is a potassium sparing diuretic? Spironolactone
Absorption of calcium requires... Vitamin D
Which electrolylte imbalance might exhibit a positive Trousseau and Chevostek sign? Hypocalcemia
What electrolyte would you monitor for on a patient with thyroid disease? Calcium
What is the most common route of potassium loss? Gastrointestinal
What should you assess first with hypokalemia (patient has normal ECG)? Respiratory
What should be the first assessment completed on a patient with hyperkalemia? Cardiac
Normal saline is.... Isotonic
Describe what the blood is like when the serum osmolarity is >300. Concentrated
Water goes with... Sodium
Tachycardia, flat neck veins, tachypnea, poor turgor, decreased urine output Dehydration
Full and bounding pulse, hypertension, JVD, dyspnea, crackles, pale and cool skin Overhydration

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IV Therapy Crossword

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KVO KEEP VEIN OPEN
The primary chemical component within the body; accounts for 50-70% of adult body weight WATER
A type of IV solution capable of freely crossing capillary walls; administration results in quick, but short-term, plasma expansion; clear solutions that do not contain protein CRYSTALLOIDS
COLLOIDS / A type of IV solution with particles too large to pass through semipermeable membranes; contain proteins, carbohydrates, and lipids; usually have a cloudy appearance COLLOIDS
A colloid that is derived from human blood ALBUMIN
Movement of water across a semipermeable membrane from an area of lower concentration of particles to an area of greater concentration OSMOSIS
The amount of pressure needed to draw a solvent across a membrane OSMOTICPRESSURE
The concentration of solute particles contained in a unit volume of solvent; Normal range is 275 mOsm/L to 295 mOsm/L OSMOLARITY
The total number of solute particles in a unit weight of solvent; Normal is approximately 285 mOsm/kg OSMOLALITY
Another term for osmolality, this can be thought of as a solution's "pulling power"; isotonic, hypotonic, or hypertonic TONICITY
Tonicity of this type of IV fluid is the same as that of body fluids; these fluids expand intravascular space without causing fluid shifts ISOTONIC
Tonicity of this type of IV fluid is lower than that of body fluids; administration results in fluid shifts from the intravascular space into the intracellular and interstitial spaces HYPOTONIC
Tonicity of this type of IV fluid is greater than that of body fluids; administration results in fluid shifts out of the cell and into the intravascular space HYPERTONIC
Fluid within the cells; constitutes approximately 2/3 to 3/4 of total body fluid INTRACELLULARFLUID
Fluid in plasma (intravascular space) and interstitial spaces; constitutes approximately 1/4 to 1/3 of total body fluid EXTRACELLULARFLUID
The rupturing of a cell; can result from rapid or over-administration of hypotonic solutions HEMOLYZE
The tonicity of 5% Dextrose in Water (D5W) once the solution is infused and the dextrose is metabolized HYPOTONIC
A patient receiving 5% Dextrose in Water (D5W) is at risk for developing this condition as potassium shifts from ECF to ICF during cellular use of glucose HYPOKALEMIA
An isotonic solution that contains Na, Cl, K, Ca, and lactate LACTATEDRINGERS
The only IV fluid compatible with blood transfusions NORMALSALINE
A common bacterial source of cellulitis STAPHYLOCOCCUS
A potential complication of IV therapy; may be in the form of air, blood clot, or catheter EMBOLISM
A potential complication of IV therapy that can occur if an IV push dose of a medication is administered too rapidly SPEEDSHOCK
Symptoms of this complication include acute dyspnea, moist rales, bounding pulses, hypertension, and JVD FLUIDOVERLOAD
If peripheral IV access cannot be obtained in an emergency situation, this type of access should be attempted immediately INTRAOSSEOUS
gtts/mL; 10, 15, 20, and 60 are most common DROPFACTOR
A common cause of pain related to IV therapy; may be caused by administration of irritating or cold IV fluids VENOUSSPASM

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Fluid and Electrolytes Crossword

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(2 x Na) + (BUN / 2.8) + (glucose / 18) Osmolality
Excess fluid loss with decreased circulating volume Hypovolemia
Hypertonic fluid volume deficit Dehydration
Water and electrolytes are present equally Isotonic
Abbreviation for Calcium Ca
Abbreviation for Sodium Na
Fruits and legumes are sources Potassium
Normal level 8.6- 10.2 Calcium
System affected by sodium imbalance CNS
System affected by potassium imbalance Cardiac
Hyponatremia is low serum _______ Sodium
Having a high serum potassium Hyperkalemic
Effective loop diuretic furosemide
Organ regulating potassium balance Kidney
Forces K from ECF to ICF Insulin
Abbreviation for electrocardiogram ECG
Patient position for oral potassium Upright
Site of calcium storage Bones
Cause of hypercalcemia Cancer
Abbreviation for magnesium Mg
Lowers elevated K and Ca in severe cases Dialysis
Chocolate and peanut butter are sources Magnesium
Hypervolemia is fluid volume _________ Excess
Drug easily toxic with hypokalemia Digoxin
Can't do this with potassium tablet Chew
Indicator of fluid status Weight

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FIRST AID Crossword

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bleeding oozes rather than flows capillary
partial thickness classified as second degree burns
type of shock treated with epinepherine anaphylactic
referred to as syncope fainting
type of injury necessary to flush with water/call EMS chemical burns
bleeding flows more and is darker in color venous
bleeding flows more rapidly/bright red and spurts arterial
estimating body surface burned rule of nines
this condition requires immobilization musculoskeletal
heat related emergency displays moist pale skin, headaches and weakness heat exhaustion
condition that occurs due to exposure to cold hypothermia
shock resulted from hypoglycemia, requires giving sugar insulin
sharp pain in the middle of the chest/pain down left arm myocardial infarction
condition where you lie the patient down and open an airway shock
bandage-injury at the elbow figure eight
bandage-wound to lower leg spiral
fracture to the long bone splint
bandage-injury to finger tubular
shock respiratory-treatment? intubation
shock-cardiogenic/treatment? ivdopamine
shock-septic/treatment? iv norepinephrine
shock-hemorrhagic/treatment? stop bleeding
shock-hypovolemic/treatment? replace fluids
shock-anaphylactic/treatment? epinephrine

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The Nursing Process Crossword

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Establish a data base about patient and gather information through observation, physical examination and interview questions. assessment
Formulate a clear nursing diagnosis that determine the client's response or problem related to an illness. Diagnosis
Establish priorities as to time limitations. They must be SMART. Planning
To put into action and carry out plan. Interventions
Assess if nursing interventions have been effective. Revising and redirecting may be necessary. Evaluation
A patient weighs 158 lbs, this is an example of what kind of data? Objective
Patient says that they feel depressed. This is a type of __________ data. Subjective
Low blood glucose r/t diabetes AEB patient feeling lethargic and weak is what kind of care plan? actual
Risk for insulin dependence Risk factors: unmanaged diabetes is an example of what kind of care plan? Risk
Readiness for enhanced blood glucose management AEB willingness to adhere to new diet is an example of what kind of care plan? Wellness
SMART goals need to be specific, ___________, attainable, realistic, and time limited? measureable
First described the nursing practice as a nursing process in 1958. Orlando
r/t imbalance between oxygen supply and demand: is an example of a________? Etiology

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Happy Hydration Crossword

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The feeling of wanting water thirst
Joy happy
A state in which your body needs more fluids dehydration
A food group with a large water content fruit
Taking fluids in by mouth drink
A state in which your body has adequate fluids hydration
Potassium and sodium are examples of electrolytes
Water, tea, and juice are examples of fluids
You should drink 8 glasses of this daily water
Salt sodium
Eating a nutritious diet and drinking plenty of fluids will help you stay healthy

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Endocrine System Disorders Crossword

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a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland. Goiter
when your adrenal glands are damaged, producing insufficient amounts of the hormone cortisol and often aldosterone as well. Addison's Diesease
which the adrenal gland(s) make too much aldosterone which leads to hypertension (high blood pressure) and low blood potassium levels. Hyperaldosteronism
is caused by problems arising from the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is a gland at the base of the brain that produces many different hormones. Pituitary dwarfism
a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine. Hyperglycemia
seizure is a medical sign consisting of the involuntary contraction of muscles, which may be caused by disease or other conditions that increase the action potential frequency of muscle cells or the nerves that innervate them. Hypoparathyroidism
Rickets is the softening and weakening of bones in children, usually because of an extreme and prolonged vitamin D deficiency. Hyperparathyroidism
a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth owing to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormone Child Cretinism
usually result from a type of lung cancer, or by pituitary tumors Androgens
affects women much more frequently than men, and that the subjects are for the most part of middle age. Adult myxedema
A substance produced in one part of the body, especially in an endocrine gland, that has an effect on another part of the body, to which it is usually carried in the bloodstream. cortical Hormones
a hormone that stimulates growth in animal or plant cells, especially (in animals) a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Growth Hormone
the pituitary produces excessive amounts of GH. Acromegaly
a swelling of the neck and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland. Graves Disease
deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream. Hypoglycemia
a disease in which the secretion of or response to the pituitary hormone vasopressin is impaired, resulting in the production of very large quantities of dilute urine, often with dehydration and insatiable thirst. Diabetes insipidus
A mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year. SAD
used illegally to increase muscle, decrease fat, and enhance athletic performance and body appearance. Steroid abuse
a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones) TFS

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MALE AND FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM Crossword

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CUT THE FALLUPIAN TUBES TUBALLIGATION
SHOT WOMAN TAKE TO PREVENT PREGNANCY DEPO
PROVIDES FLUID IN SEMEN TO FORM PROSTATEGLAND
TAKING ORALLY BY WOMAN TO HELP CRAMPS AND PREVENT PREGNANCY BIRTHCONTROL
EXTERNAL SKIN SAC WHERE TESTES ARE LOCATED SCROTUM
NOT HAVING SEX,NO SPERM IN VAGINA ABSTINENCE
SHEDDING OF UTERINE LINING MENSTRUATION
JOINING OF THE MALE SPERM AND THE FEMALE EGG FERTILIZATION
82% EFFECTIVE, WORN OVER PENIS CONDOM
UTERINE TISSUES GROW IN OVARIES, FALLOPIAN TUBES, OR LINING OF PELVIC ACTIVITY ENDOMETREOSIS
SKIN COVERED TOP OF PENIS FORESKIN
WOMAN PUT THIS IN VAGINA BEFORE SEXUAL INTERCOURSE NUVARING
SPERMS ENTERS THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM THROUGH THIS VAGINA
OPENING OF UTERUS CERVIX
MALE SEX ORGAN PENIS
TSS TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME
DISCHARGE, ODOR, PAIN, ITCHING, BURNING VAGINITIS
END OF REPRODUCTIVE YEARS, 45-55 MENOPAUSE
TWO SMALL GLANDS THAT SECRETE TESTOSTORNE AND PRODUCE SPERM TESTES
THICK FLUID CONTAINING SPERM SEMEN

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Lymphatic System Crossword

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Malignant tumor of lymph nodes and lymphatic tissue. Lymphoma
Clear fluid that is found in lymph vessels and produced from fluid surrounding cells. Lymph
Disease of lymph nodes (glands). Lymphadenopathy
Dilation of small lymph vessels; often resulting from obstruction in large lymph vessels. Lymphangiectasis
An example of lymphoma. Hodgkin
Inflammatory disease in which small nodules, or tubercles, form in lymph nodes and other organs. Sarcoidosis
X-ray views in the transverse plaine for the diagnosis of abnormalities in lymphoid organs (lymph nodes, spleen, and thymus gland). CTScan
Acute infectious disease with enlargement of lymph nodes and increased numbers of lymphocytes and monocytes in the bloodstream. Mononucleosis
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AIDS
Human immunodeficiency syndrome HIV
Blood-forming organ in early life; later a storage organ for red blood cells and a source of lyphocytes. Spleen
The ______ gland also produces lymphocytes. Thymus
Lymph originates in the spaces around cells and travels in _____ _______, and xxxxx xxxxx to a large vein in the neck. lymph vessels
Lymph originates in the spaces around cells and travels in xxxxx xxxxxxx, and _____ _____ to a large vein in the neck. lymph nodes
Lymph nodes located in the neck area are called ________ lymph nodes. Cervical
Lymph nodes located in the groin are called ________ lymph nodes. Inguinal
Lymph nodes located in the armpit are called ________ lymph nodes. axillary
Precise blood test to detect antibodies to specific antigens, as in HIV infection. ELISA

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Wound Care Crossword

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Softening and breaking down of skin, resulting from prolonged exposure to moisture Maceration
The upper outer layer of the two main layers of cells that make up the skin Epidermis
A common bacterial skin infection Cellulitis
A wound irrigation solution that has antimicrobial and excellent moisturising properties Octenalin
A fluid with high content of protein ad cellular debris that has escaped from blood vessels due to inflammation Exudate
Bacteria embedded in a thick shiney barrier of sugars and protein Biofilm
A dressing that adds moisture to a wound Hydrocolloid
A sweet sticky substance that has been used in wound care for 100's of years Honey
NICE guidelines recommend this product for debridement of necrotic, sloughy and long standing hyperkeratotic tissue Debrisoft
It can be white or yellow in colour, and is made up of dead skin cells Slough

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