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All issues Nursing presents easy accessibility to crucial info in all parts of nursing. assurance comprises overview concepts and counsel, abilities, soreness administration, medicinal drugs, an infection keep an eye on, ECGs, laboratory exams, and ailment profiles. The publication additionally offers well timed info on criminal elements of nursing, resembling legal responsibility, organ donation, and documentation, and on occupation possibilities in nursing, together with schooling, learn, and shuttle nursing. subject matters coated comprise either normal nursing and all medical specialties—emergency, severe care, medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, and pediatric nursing. a variety of illustrations, graphs, and easy-to-follow quick-reference charts supplement the text.

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Costal angle is less than 90 degrees, with the ribs joining the spine at a 45-degree angle. • Respirations are quiet and unlabored, with no use of accessory neck, shoulder, or abdominal muscles, and no intercostal, substernal, or supraclavicular retractions. • Chest wall expands symmetrically during respirations. • Adult respiratory rate is normal, at 16 to 20 breaths/minute. Expect some variation depending on your patient’s age. • Respiratory rhythm is regular, with expiration taking about twice as long as inspiration.

No urethral discharge or ulcerations are apparent. • Pubic area is free from lesions and parasites. • Kidneys are unpalpable, except in very thin and elderly patients. • Bladder is unpalpable. Female • Labia majora are moist and free from lesions. • Vaginal discharge is normal. (Discharge varies from clear and stretchy to white and opaque, depending on the menstrual cycle; odorless; and nonirritating to the mucosa). • Cervix looks smooth and round. Male • Penis appears slightly wrinkled, with the color ranging from pink to dark brown, depending on the patient’s skin color.

Patient can purse his lips and puff out his cheeks, a sign of an adequately functioning cranial nerve VII (facial nerve). • Tongue moves easily and without tremor, a sign of a properly functioning cranial nerve XII (hypoglossal nerve). • Voice is clear and strong; uvula moves upward when the patient says “ah”; gag reflex occurs when the tongue blade touches the posterior pharynx, signs of properly functioning cranial nerves IX and X. • No involuntary movements are detectable. • Gait is smooth.

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