Month: May 2018

Understanding Distributive Shock CEN Review 2018

WHAT IS DISTRIBUTIVE AND ANAPHYLACTIC SHOCK? Distributive shock is defined as an abnormal distribution of intravascular volume as a result of (1) decreased sympathetic tone, (2) increased vascular permeability, (3) pooling of blood in venous, capillary beds. What does this mean? The heart (pump) and volume (blood) is adequate, but the fluid is not in …

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ATI TEAS GUIDE TO READING | Topic Questions, Main Idea, Identifying Purpose, and Identifying Details

UNDERSTANDING TOPIC QUESTIONS PDF DOWNLOADS FROM REVIEW READING PART 2 – Full Page Slides READING PART 2 – Multiple Slides READING PART 2 – Slides with Notes QUIZ QUESTIONS LISTED AT END OF REVIEW Topic questions on ATI TEAS can be one of two types: (1) differentiate between a topic, theme, main idea, and supporting …

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Understanding Cardiogenic Shock CEN Review 2018

What is Cardiogenic Shock? Cardiogenic Shock is defined as an inadequate tissue perfusion because of decreased cardiac output despite an adequate intravascular volume. For example, your body has adequate fluid volume but the body’s pump is failing (a.k.a the heart). THE MOST COMMON CAUSE OF CARDIOGENIC SHOCK IS MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (SPECIFICALLY THE LEFT VENTRICULAR ANTERIOR …

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ATI TEAS GUIDE TO READING | TEXT STRUCTURES, WRITING STYLES, RHETORICAL INTENT

ATI TEAS Guide to Reading: Reading is broken down into two categories: paragraph and passage comprehension, and source information comprehension. Paragraph and passage comprehension questions are supplemented by a single paragraph or entire passage. This category tests your ability to understand the text you were provided. Source information comprehension questions are supplemented by figures, maps, …

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Understanding Hypovolemic Shock CEN Review 2018

Hypovolemic Shock is defined as an emergency condition in which severe blood or fluid loss makes the heart unable to pump enough blood to the body. This is the MOST COMMON FORM OF SHOCK. What causes Hypovolemic Shock? Hemorrhage, whether traumatic or not, can lead to hypovolemic shock. Hemorrhage can be internal (ruptured aortic aneurysm, …

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ATI TEAS Test Taking Strategies To Pass The First Time

Completing your nursing pre-requisites can be stressful enough, now you need to study for the pre-nursing ATI TEAS test?! Here are some ATI TEAS Test Taking Strategies to make the exam easier and less complicated. ANSWER EVERY QUESTION AND MAKE EDUCATED GUESSES It’s important to answer every single question. The test does not penalize applicants …

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