Tutor profile: Kornelle K.
Subject: Public Health
Define the social determinants of health and list 3 examples.
Social determinants of health are social conditions in which people live and work that have an impact on the extent to which a person or community possesses the physical, social, and personal resources necessary to obtain and maintain health. Examples include: Adequate transportation, exposure to toxic things, a neighborhood with concentrated poverty and no local school, a local clinic in a small rural town closes
A 52-year-old female patient presents to the emergency room complaining of back and arm pain. What is your first step as her nurse after obtaining the initial assessment? a. Listen to her lungs b. Document finding and observe patient further c. Obtain a 12 lead EKG d. Start her on oxygen a 2L/min
C. Obtain a 12 lead EKG The first step is to obtain an EKG to assess for myocardial infarction. A nurse can obtain an EKG and get an order later if the nurse believes the patient is in immediate need. The physician should also be notified to start protocols depending on what the results of EKG say.
How are the types of bones classified? Provide two names of bones and what type they are. (6 possible answers)
Bones are classified by their shape. The classifications are: long, short, flat, sutural, sesamoid, and irregular. An example of each in order is femur, carpal, frontal, between flat bones in the skull, patella, vertebrae,
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