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1

No matter the age all patients have the same 7 rights for:

1. Safety
2. Confidentiality
3. Pain management
4. Control-the ability to say yes or no to treatment
5. Comfort
6. Involvement of family members
7.Privacy

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Age Group 1-12
The top 2 nursing concerns are:
1. Medication errors
Pediatric patients are _________ more likely to have a medication error.
2.complications from a ____


1. Medication errors
Pediatric patients are ___3times______ more likely to have a medication error.
2.complications from a IV


3

Age Group 1-12
Before admisitering medication ask client for:
If patient too young?

Name and birth date

4

Age Group 1-12
Position properly before oral medications and feeding due to risk for aspiration.
#1 fear of children________________________________
#1 fear of adults__________________________________


#1 fear of children___separation from care giver
#1 fear of adults___public speaking

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Age Group 1-12
ReMar Tip: When kids this age get sick they tend to ____!

ReMar Tip: When kids this age get sick they tend to regress!

6

Age Group: 13-18

Goals:

1. _________________relationships with the _____________ ______.
2. ___________________ with body _______________

Age Group: 13-18

Goals: develop relationships with the opposite sex

1. _develop relationships with the _opposite sex
2. _____cope with body __changes they will be experiencing

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Age13-18

The need to establish independence from primary care giver
Patient Priority concerns
Female:
Male:

1.The need to establish independence from primary care giver

Patient Priority concerns
1.Female: the beginning of menstruation
2.Male: acne

8

NCLEX acne medications
Medication Isostritonen (Accutane)
eye-so-TRET-noid

What the 4patient teaching ?

1.) Will elevated triglyceride(fats found in the blood and food)
2.) patients need to be on two forms of birth control because this medication because severe birth defects
3.) contain vitamin A so do not take additional vitamin A
4.)it causes inflammation lips, mouth but this is normal Side effect and they must continue to take the medication

9

Age 13-18Psych Priority:

Depression- ___________________is a prevalent cause of death in this age group

Psych Priority:

Depression- ____ suicide___is a prevalent cause of death in this age group

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Age Group: 19-40

1.
2.

Psych Priority: Overcome barriers to learning

Age Group: 19-40

1. To resolve issues that are still present from their adolescence
2. Concern over who is going to fulfill their responsibility when they're sick

Psych Priority: Overcome barriers to learning

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Age Group: 40-60

#1 Concern is to identify ________________early on.
The best way to anticipate disease is to look at ______________ ___________.
Community health nursing-There are 3 levels of prevention

Primary Prevention -DO NOT ADD SCREENING TO THIS 
Secondary Prevention-
early recognition
Tertiary Prevention


DO NOT ADD SCREENING TO THIS 








Psych concerns:

Caring for _____________and ;; ________________at the same time

Age Group: 40-60

#1 Concern is to identify _ diseases early on.
The best way to anticipate disease is to look at ___risk factors

Community health nursing-There are 3 levels of prevention

1.)Primary Prevention -the healthy pt that your trying stop from getting sick
Example

1.Immunization
2.Clean environment
Sanitation

2.)Secondary Prevention-recognizing the disease early and treating it
Example
1.Medications
2.Screening\exams-Iike screening for breast cancer
Prostate exam, HIV testing


3.)Tertiary Prevention -containing the disease or containing the damage that will be done to your patient
Example
1.Physical therapy after a stroke
2.Dietary measures/education












Psych concerns:

Caring for ____children _and parents at the same time


This is called the sandwich generation because they are stuck in between those two generation

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Age Group 60-up

Goals

1. _____________________ physical abilities

2. _____________________ cognitive____________________


3. ____________________ grieve the loss of __________ or ______________.

Age Group 60-up

Goals

1. __________ maintain physical abilities

2. ____________prevent cognitive ___decline____


3. _________ positively grieve the loss of _____spouse or _________job.

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Age 60-up
There are three major concerns with This group



1.) ______ safety-in terms of adverse effects to medication. The elderly have a lower _____ ,they have a higher percentage of ____ fat and lack ____ mass which allow to _____ on to medication longer than some one younger

2.) falls prevention
fall prevention
-Communication
-address pain
-prevention - no ____ socks, bed in then
___ position , ___/___ programs in place

3.) skin breakdown - related to Poor _____ status, ____, ______

Th Braden scale



1.) medication safety-in terms of adverse effects to medication. The elderly have a lower metabolism ,they have a higher percentage of body fat and lack muscle mass which allow to hold on to medication longer than some one younger

2.) falls prevention
fall prevention
-Communication
-address pain
-prevention - no skid socks, bed in then
Lowest position , bowel/bladder programs in place

3.) skin breakdown - related to Poor nutritional status, immobility, restraints


Th Braden scale



14

Nursing care for wounds 6 teachings.

1.) frequently change positions every two hours
2.)never give a hot bath or use hot water on a patient with a dermal pressure ulcer
3.)use pillows for support and The head of bed should be raise at least 30°
4.) we lift we don't pull
5.) never massage over only bony province
6.)Given to me 3000ml of fluid a day

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