Ace Your Medical-Surgical Nursing, 10th Ed., Ignatavicius & Workman, 2020 Classes and Exams with Picmonic: #1 Visual Mnemonic Study Tool for Registered Nurse (RN) Students
With Picmonic, facts become pictures. We've taken what the science shows - image mnemonics work - but we've boosted the effectiveness by building and associating memorable characters, interesting audio stories, and built-in quizzing. Whether you're studying for your classes or getting ready for a big exam, we're here to help.
Partial Pressure of Oxygen in the Inspired Air (PIO2)
PIO2 Normally Approximated = 150 mmHg
Arterial Partial Pressure of CO2 (PaCO2)
Respiratory Quotient (R)
R Normally Approximated = 0.8
PAO2 = PIO2 - (PaCO2/R)
Partial pressure of alveolar oxygen (PAO2)
Partial Pressure of Arterial O2 (PaO2)
Normal 10 to 15 mmHg
Hypoxemia with an Abnormal A-a Gradient
Shunting (Low V/Q)
Dead space (high V/Q)
Mechanism of Action
Increase Dopamine and NE
Stimulant Side Effects
Hypersensitivity Type I
Previous Antigen Exposure
Presensitized Mast Cells
Lung Sounds - Crackles
Fine: Twisting Hair through Fingers
Collapsed Small Airways and Alveoli "Popping Open"
Lung Sounds - Wheezes
Air Moving through Narrowed Airways
Lung Sounds - Rhonchi
Trachea and Bronchi
Low Pitched Rumbling
Secretions or Bronchospasm
Lung Sounds - Pleural Friction Rub
Anterior Lateral Lung
Dry, Rubbing, or Squeaking
Rubbing a Balloon with Finger
Ace Your Registered Nurse (RN) Classes & Exams with Picmonic:
Over 1,780,000 students use Picmonic’s picture mnemonics to improve knowledge, retention, and exam performance.
Choose the #1 Registered Nurse (RN) student study app.
Picmonic for Registered Nurse (RN) covers information that is relevant to your entire Registered Nurse (RN) education. Whether you’re studying for your classes or getting ready to conquer your NCLEX®-RN, Hesi, ATI, TEAS test, Kaplan exams, we’re here to help.
Works better than traditional Registered Nurse (RN) flashcards.
Research shows that students who use Picmonic see a 331% improvement in memory retention and a 50% improvement in test scores.