Tutor profile: Alana H.
Subject: Nutrition and Wellness
When practicing emergency medicine nursing, why is it important to assess the nutrition status of the pediatric patient who presents with acute illness?
The pediatric population can not concentrate urine in the kidneys like adults can, their nutrition status must be assessed to monitor for dehydration in acute illness. Pediatric patients dehydrate much quicker than adults.
What are the 5 steps of the nursing process and why are they important to memorize?
Assess, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation. These are important to memorize because they lead to effective critical thinking when used appropriately.
In nursing practice of emergency medicine, what route is the standard of practice for administering epinephrine during an anaphylactic reaction?
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