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Location of heart sounds.

NCLEX Tip:
On NCLEX, heart sounds can appear in a multiple-choice format question or a hot spot question.

5 areas to remember: APETM
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Here’s another illustration by Nursing Education Consultants, Inc. (2007):

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Mnemonics (input by various people)
  - APE To Man
  - All People Enjoy Time Magazine
  - All Physicians Earn Too Much
  - All Patients Enjoy Taking Meds
  - All Pigs Eat Too Much

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Electrolyte imbalance: normal lab values.

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IMPORTANT ELECTROLYTE VALUES TO KNOW FOR YOUR NCLEX:

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Remember: NCLEX will never give you a value that is too close to the normal value.

For example: NCLEX will not give you a sodium level of 134 and ask you to definitely say the patient has hyponatremia. The value will more likely be 130 or less.

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