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Dermatology Pathology Slides from Lecture

B. Papule palpable lesion, <10 mm What is the type of lesion? A. Macule B. Papule C. Patch D. Plaque E. UlcerC. Patch What is the type of lesion? A. Macule B. Papule C. Patch D. Plaque E. UlcerD. Plaque What is the type of lesion? A. Macule B. Papule C. Patch D. Plaque E. UlcerE. Ulcer What is the type of lesion? A. Macule B. Papule C. Patch D. Plaque E. UlcerScabies axilla distribution, *burrows*Scabies *burrows*Scabies *burrows*; finger web involvementScabies RIGHT mite itself MIDDLE poop LEFT cystNodular ScabiesNodular Scabies hundred to thousands of mitesFire Ant Sting pustules papulovesiclesHead...

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Lippincott’s Pharmacology Chapter 1

Passive Diffusion High conc. -> low majority of drugs work this way does not involve carrier, is not saturable, and shows a low structural specificityFacilitated Diffusion involves carrier proteins High conc -> low no energy required, an be saturated, may be inhibited by compounds that compete for the carrierActive Transport Shows saturation kinetics for the carrier drugs closely resemble naturally occurring metabolites that are actively transported across cell membranes may be competitively inhibitedexo/endocytosis B12 is absorbed by endocytosis; some neurotransmitters (e.g., norepinephrine) are stored in vesicles and released by exocytosisDist...

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Pharm – General Principles of Pharmacology

What are the four (4) types of names assigned to drugs? 1) Chemical name 2) Generic name 3) Official name 4) Trade name (brand name)What are the three (3) key features of a drug’s chemical name? 1) Exact chemical makeup of the drug 2) Placement of the atoms or molecular structure 3) No capitalizationWhat are the four (4) key features of a drug’s generic name? 1) Non-proprietary 2) Name given to drug before it becomes official 3) May be used in all countries by all manufacturers 4) No capitalizationWhat are the two (2) key features of a drug’s official name? 1) Name listed in “The United States Pharmacopeia National Formulary...

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Pathology of Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis bacteria: Name and Characteristics Mycobacterium tuberculosis -Aerobic rods, waxy cell wall composed of mycolic acid -Makes them ACID FAST – retain stains even after treatment with a mixture of acid and ethanol -Stain weakly with Gram stainWhere does TB flourish? Wherever there is poverty, crowding, and chronic debilitating diseaseTB transmission? Via airborne droplets -In most cases, primary TB is asymptomatic but can cause fever and pleural effusionTB sign of infection? Fibrocalcific nodule at the point of infection, viable organisms may remain dormant in lesions for years -Has ability to reactivate if patient is immunocompromised...

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NCLEX Pharmacology Drugs

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) Antibiotic prescribed for a wide range of serious skin infections. Taking this with antacids can impair the absorption of the medication.Cromolyn sodium (Intal) Antiasthmatic, antiallergic, and mast cell stabilizer that decreases airway hyper-responsiveness in some clients with asthma. It has no bronchodilating action.Sulfonylureas Oral hypoglycemic medications that promotes insulin secretion by the pancreasProtamine sulfate Antidote for heparinTrimethobenzamide (Tigan) Antiemetic agent used for relief for nausea and vomitingGabapentin (Neurontin) Anticonvulsant, mood stabilizer that binds with a receptor site in the ...

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Surgical Procedures end in "-plasty"

Punctoplasty A surgical procedure to restore the proper drainage of tears when the Lacrimal punctum gets blocked in one or both the eyesTrabeculoplasty A laser treatment for glaucoma.Otoplasty Surgical and non-surgical procedures for correcting the deformities and defects of the pinna (external ear); and for reconstructing a defective, or absent external ear, consequent to congenital conditions (e.g. microtia, anotia, etc.) and trauma (blunt, penetrating, blast).Rhinoplasty A nose job, is a plastic surgery procedure for correcting and reconstructing the form, restoring the functions, and aesthetically enhancing the nose, by resolving nasal trauma (blu...

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Gastrointestinal Disorders NCLEX 3000

A client with constipation is prescribed an irrigating enema. Which steps should the nurse take when administering an enema? 1. Assist the client into the left-lateral Sims’ position., 2. Lubricate the distal end of the rectal catheter., 6. Be sure to keep the solution container below 18″ above bed level.A client is recovering from a small-bowel resection. To relieve pain, the physician prescribes meperidine (Demerol), 75 mg I.M. every 4 hours. How soon after administration should meperidine’s onset of action occur? 2. 15 to 30 minutesA client seeks medical attention after developing acute abdominal pain. Which action by the nurse would he...

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Florida Board of PT Laws and Rules

Endorsement licensure granted by the board persuant to the provisions of 486.081 or 486.087Practitioner of record 458 md 459 osteopathic 460 chiropractor 461 podiatrist 466 dentistBoard of PT practice # of members 7Board of PT practice members 5 PTs (at least 4 years) – 1 may be a full time faculty member 2 never been licensed health care practionersBoard of PT practice terms 4 yearsHow many times can you fail boards? 5 times 3 attempts and then educational training required then 2 more attempts allowedRequirements for temporary license (5) 1. application for permit 2. graduate of US PT school 3. application for licensure 4. pr...

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Block 3 – Pharmacology – Gastrointestinal Drugs

Emesis Pathogenesis 1. Vagal afferents from stomach and small intestine 2. Blood-borne (chemotherapy, opioids, ipecac) 3. Higher brain centers (fear, anticipations, memory) 4. Sensory input (sight, smell, pain) 5. Vestibular apparatus -All of these converge on one center of the brain to induce this symptom (chemoreceptor trigger zone, or CTZ) -Employs serotinin, dopamine, muscarinic receptors, histamine, and neurokinin NTs and receptors for signaling (targets of treatment)Emesis Treatment -Serotonin receptor antagonists -Glucocorticoids -Substance P/Neurokinin-1 antagonists -Benzodiazepines -Dopamine antagonists -Butyrophenones -MetoclopramideMotion Sicknes...

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CH 5 – Nursing Process & Critical Thinking

ACTUAL NURSING DIAGNOSIS Human responses to health conditions / life processes that exist in an individual, family, or community. It is supported by defining characteristics that cluster in patterns or related cues or inferences.ASSESSMENT A systemic, dynamic process by which the nurse, through interaction with the client, significant others, & health care providers, collects & analyzes data about the client.BIOGRAPHIC DATA Relating to the facts and events of a person’s life.CASE MANAGEMENT (Now a certified nursing specialty) Refers to the assignment of a health care provider to a pt so that the care of that pt is overseen by one indiv...

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