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NURS 6550 MIDTERM EXAM STUDY GUIDE

NURS 6550 Midterm Exam Study Guide – Acute Care Study Guide for Midterm (17 Pages) PSYCHOSOCIAL Generalized anxiety disorder diagnosis criteria Treatment of acute panic attacks Inpatient treatment of depression When is serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor indicated Venlafaxine dosing Endogenous depression pathophysiology Differences between panic attacks and panic disorder Depressive disorder symptoms Primary neurotransmitter in PTSD PTSD diagnosis and treatment Lithium side effects Common adverse effects of atypical antipsychotics Mental status changes related to UTI in elderly Delirium in geriatric patients Short Confusion Assessment Method (Short CAM) Types of dementia (Lewy body, vascular, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s) Aricept Management of disinhibition in elderly Physical findings when death is imminent Limits of pain medication on dying patient Theories about successful aging…(Erikson’s, Levinson’s, Peck’s, Butler’s) Psychological abuse of elders Transtheoretical model of change Death anxiety Assessing driver safety in elderly Geriatric Depression Screen EENT Eye pain from medications Cataracts Chronic uveitis Gonococcal conjunctivitis Viral, allergic, bacterial conjunctivitis Macular degeneration Dacrocystitis Open angle glaucoma Metal FB in eye Penetrating eye injury Corneal abrasions Orbital cellulitis Orbital fractures Sensorineural hearing loss Conductive hearing loss Age related hearing loss Transient hearing loss Acute otitis media Vertigo (acute or central) Epistaxis Bacterial sinusitis Tonsillitis Epiglottitis Slit lamps, Snellen chart, Amsler grid, Wood’s lamp Beta adrenergic antagonists Cholinergic mimetic Prostaglandin analogs Osmotic diuretics CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS ACS protocol: low risk vs high risk mi Contraindications to thrombolytic therapy MONA Duke criteria for infective endocarditis Heart murmurs Endocarditis treatment Pericarditis s/sx and treatment: inflammation of the pericardial sac Treatment and findings for acute anterior wall MI Monitoring wedge pressures Medications for CHF nurs 6550 midterm Aortic stenosis: narrowing of the aortic opening restricting the blood flow from the left ventricle to the aorta and may affect the pressure in the left atrium Diastolic failure Thoracic aneurysm Medications for acute descending aortic aneurysm: Treatment plans for PAD Risk factors for DVT PE risk factors Hypertensive urgency vs crisis Chronic venous insufficiency treatment Cardiac rehab Stroke treatment guidelines Coumadin guidelines How to read EKGs

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