Fundamentals of Nursing reviewer. Updated in 2022, 27 page file contains 460 points. Covers all the nursing fundamentals for NCLEX or the board exams.

Fundamentals of Nursing reviewer with 460 points. Some of the covered points are:

  • After turning a patient, the nurse should document the position used, the time that
  • the patient was turned, and the findings of skin assessment.
  • PERRLA is an abbreviation for normal pupil assessment findings: pupils equal, round, and reactive to light with accommodation.
  • When percussing a patient’s chest for postural drainage, the nurse’s hands should be cupped.
  • When measuring a patient’s pulse, the nurse should assess its rate, rhythm, quality, and strength.
  • Before transferring a patient from a bed to a wheelchair, the nurse should push the wheelchair footrests to the sides and lock its wheels.
  • When assessing respirations, the nurse should document their rate, rhythm, depth, and quality.
  • For a subcutaneous injection, the nurse should use a 5/8″ to 1″ 25G needle.
  • The notation “AA & O × 3” indicates that the patient is awake, alert, and oriented to person (knows who he is), place (knows where he is), and time (knows the date and time).

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