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New Picmonics 2.25.15

Stages of Burn Care
Phase / Stage 1
Resuscitative/Emergent Phase
Injury to Return of Capillary Permeability
48-72 hours
IV Fluid Replacement
Phase / Stage 2
Acute Phase
Diuresis to Near Wound Closure
Phase / Stage 3
Wound Closure to Return of Optimal Level
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Rule of 9's for Burns
Total Body Surface Area (TBSA)
Head
Anterior Torso (18%)
Chest
Abdomen
Posterior Torso (18%)
Upper Back
Lower Back
Extremities
Posterior Leg (each)
Anterior Leg (each)
Each Arm
Genitalia 1%
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Hypomagnesemia
Assessment
Confusion
Increased Deep Tendon Reflexes (DTRs)
Neuromuscular Irritability
Seizures
Muscle Cramps
Tremors
Insomnia
Tachycardia
Interventions
Magnesium Sulfate
Foods High in Magnesium
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Hypermagnesemia
Assessment
Flushing
Lethargy
Muscle Weakness
Decreased Deep Tendon Reflexes (DTRs)
Decreased Respirations
Bradycardia
Hypotension
Interventions
Dialysis
IV Calcium Gluconate
Diuretics
Avoid Antacids and Laxatives containing Mg2+
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Blood Transfusion Administration
Proper Patient Identification
Large Bore Needle
Y Tubing
Baseline Vital Signs
Slow IV Infusion
Monitor During First 15 Minutes or 50 mL of Blood
Monitor for Reactions
Considerations
Do Not Add Anything To Same IV Line
No Dextrose or Lactated Ringers
Jehovah's Witnesses, No Transfusions
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Hip Surgery
Neurovascular Assessment
No 90 Degree Hip Flexion
No Adduction
No Internal Rotation
Avoid Turning on Affected Side
Considerations
Thromboembolism Prevention
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Hip Fracture
Assessment
External Rotation
Muscle Spasms
Shortened Leg
Pain
Interventions
Buck's Traction
Analgesics
Surgery
Considerations
Avascular Necrosis
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Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder
Personality Functioning
Self-Functioning
Identity Derived from Work or Productivity
Inflexible Standards
Interpersonal Functioning
Unable to See or Understand Ideas of Others
Controlling
Pathological Personality Traits
Perfectionism
Only One Right Way
Perseveration
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Histrionic Personality Disorder
Discomfort if Not Center of Attention
Dressing for Attention
Flirtatious, Provocative Behavior
Shallow and Labile Emotions
Theatrical or Dramatic
Impressionistic Speech
Impressionable
Overestimates Intimacy in Relationships
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2 mins
Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Personality Functioning
Self Functioning
Socially Awkward
Interpersonal Functioning
Mistrustful
Pathological Personality Traits
Eccentricity
Magical Thinking
Bizarre Thinking and Speech
Suspicious
Detachment
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Antisocial Personality Disorder
Personality Functioning
Self-Functioning
Ego-centrism
Disregards Rights of Others
Self-esteem from Personal Gain
Interpersonal Functioning
No Empathy
No Intimacy
Pathological Personality Traits
Antagonism
Manipulates Others
Hostility
Disinhibition
> 18 years of age
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General Personality Trait Disorder
Significant Impairments
Self-Identity Impairments
Interpersonal Functioning Impairments
One or more Personality Traits
Negative Affectivity
Detachment
Antagonism
Disinhibition vs Compulsivity
Psychoticism
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Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Personality Functioning
Self Functioning
Increased Self-importance
Inflation of Accomplishments
Often Angered when Criticized
Interpersonal Functioning
Little Interest in Others Experiences
No Empathy
Pathological Personality Traits
Grandiosity
Demands the Best
Requires Admiration of Others
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2 mins
Breast Cancer Interventions
Radiation or Chemotherapy
Hormonal Therapy
Tamoxifen
Lumpectomy
Mastectomy
Avoid BP and Injections Affected Arm
Hand Exercises
Considerations
Grief Related to Body Image
Prosthetics
Reconstruction
Lymphedema
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Bleeding Time Lab Values
2-7 Minutes
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Strongyloides Stercoralis
Pathophysiology
Nematode (Roundworm)
Larvae in Soil Penetrate Skin
Uncomplicated Disease
GI Distress
Loffler's Syndrome
Dermatitis
Disseminated Disease
Immunosuppressed
Treatment
Ivermectin
Albendazole
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2 mins
Pinworm (Enterobius Vermicularis)
Pathophysiology
Nematode (Roundworm)
Ingestion of Eggs
Intestinal Infection
Anal Pruritus
Diagnosis
Scotch Tape Test
Treatment
Albendazole
Pyrantel Pamoate
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2 mins
Ergocalciferol (Vitamin D2)
Mechanism
Vitamin D2
Indications
Hypoparathyroidism
Rickets
Hypophosphatemia
Side Effects
Fatigue
Constipation
Hypercalcemia
Kidney Stones
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2 mins
Tacrolimus (Prograf) Side Effects
Nephrotoxicity
Neurotoxicity
GI Distress
Infection
Hypertension
Hyperkalemia
Hyperglycemia
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1 min
Tacrolimus (Prograf) Overview
Mechanisms
Immunosuppressant
Inhibits Calcineurin, Decreasing IL-2
Indications
Transplant Rejection
Atopic Dermatitis
Considerations
Increased Lymphoma Risk
Avoid Grapefruit Juice
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