Friday, June 16, 2006
SIADH (Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone) is a hormonal disorder.
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or by trauma.
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Wednesday, June 14, 2006
WHAT IS ICP?
ICP (Intracranial Pressure Monitoring) may be done for
several reasons, these include:
- Trauma to the brain
or for any reason the doctor may choose to relieve
excessive fluid on the brain.
Also enjoy watching Sessions 3 - The Coma Patient
Tuesday, June 13, 2006
BLOOD TRANSFUSION PROTOCOL
When the doctor orders blood transfusion, the nurse should be aware of the units
policies and procedures.
Plasmapheresis is a form of blood transfusion. Learn more: Blood transfusion topics
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http://www.dearnurses.net/the_clinical_setting_step_by_step ( Chapter 1)
or view the video Sessions 34 Blood Transfusion - dearnurses.com
New nurses you will be helped by visiting this website,
specially for the new or inexperienced nurses:
Severe headache, light headedness, nausea and fatigue are sympoms of altitude sickness.
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The Clinical Setting Step by step, chapter 6
Some nurses have never worked in the ER
or ICU, but that does not mean they cannot
familiarize themselves with these areas.
Learn more about CPR here: Patient CPR
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The Clinical Setting Step by step, chapter5.
Monday, June 12, 2006
Learn more about Pneumothorax and what to look for in the clinical setting ,
by clicking on the link:
The Clinical Setting Step by Step,Chapter 6
Thoracic and Abdominal Trauma
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damage to the lung tissue and partial airway obstruction.
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Tuesday, June 06, 2006
Sunday, June 04, 2006
policy for IV infiltration.
THE CLINICAL SETTING STEP BY STEP. Chp 9 PACU Care