Index

A

ABCD assessment, emergency nursing, 366

airway, 367

breathing, 367–368

circulation, 368–369

deficits, 369

abdominal injuries, 371–372

abducens nerve, 258

abortions, 304–305

abruptio placenta, 307

absence seizures, 252

abstinence (contraception), 319

ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors, 22–23

acetaminophen overdose, 357

acid/base balance, 90

influence of aging, 98–99

metabolic acidosis, 91–93

metabolic alkalosis, 95–96

normal electrolyte values, 97–98

nursing skills, 89

pH regulation, 91

practice exam questions, 100–102

resources, 103, 599

respiratory acidosis, 93–94

respiratory alkalosis, 96–97

terminology, 89

acidosis

metabolic, 91–93

respiratory, 93–94

acids, 90

acquired heart disorders, 340

acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome ...

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