Dear Nurses

Friday, August 31, 2007

SEPTIC SHOCK (COLD PHASE )


Hi guys,
Hope you had a good week. This is the continuation of Septic Shock (cold phase).
(Sessions 10).
The warm phase was discussed last week. Hope you can learn something from this.
There is a complete SEPTIC SHOCK, CASE STUDY at:
http://www.dearnurses.com/septic_shock_-_a_case_study


SEPTIC SHOCK (COLD PHASE)



The management of Septic Shock (Hypodynamic phase) is very complex.
ICU monitoring is necessary. Altered mental status, fever, chills, renal failure
and ARDS are some of the complications of cold phase sepsis.
Learn more by watching the video:
http://www.dearnurses.com/clinical_nursing_videos_called_sessions
(Sessions 10)
or reading the case study:
http://www.dearnurses.com/septic_shock_-_a_case_study
ARDS (Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome) may occur in cold phase sepsis. ARDS was discussed earlier in this blog.To learn more about ARDS, simply click on the link:http://www.dearnurses.net/the_clinical_setting_step_by_step
(Chapter 14)

New nurses please visit the website below for information
specially tailored for you:
Thoracic and Abdominal Trauma

SEPTIC SHOCK ( COLD PHASE)


*Septic shock has an early stage known as the hyperdynamic phase. When it
progresses to the cold phase, it is known as the hypodynamic phase. To learn
more about this topic, you may watch the video:
or read the case study, at :

Friday, August 24, 2007

SEPTIC SHOCK ( WARM PHASE)


Hi guys,

Hope you had a good week. Below is a case study (simplified) of Septic Shock in the warm phase.
Next week the cold phase of Septic Shock will be posted. Septic Shock may be brought on by different bacteria invading the body.
Depending on the cause and the circumstances, for example if there were other underlying medical problems, the course of the illness may be long and complicated.
So, enjoy watching the video:
(Sessions 10) or reading the case study:

SEPTIC SHOCK CASE STUDY


Septic Shock ( Sessions 10) has an early stage known as the Hyperdynamic phase.
If detected and treated early, it may not progress to the late stage known as the
Hypodynamic phase. To learn more about this topic, simply click on:http://www.dearnurses.com/septic_shock_-_a_case_study
and enjoy the simple case study.

New nurses please visit Hemodynamic Monitoring

SEPTIC SHOCK CASE STUDY


Septic Shock (Sessions 10) is divided into two stages. A warm phase known as the Hyperdynamic phase (above shows the clinical picture of the warm phase) and a
cold phase known as the Hypodynamic phase. To learn more about how this form
of shock*(Chap 3) progresses, simply click on the link below:
http://www.dearnurses.com/septic_shock_-_a_case_study
and learn more.

SEPTIC SHOCK


Septic shock is a form of shock which has two stages. The warm phase, known as the hyperdynamic phase and the cold, known as the hypodynamic phase. To learn more
you may watch the video:
( Sessions 10)
Or read the case study :

Saturday, August 18, 2007

RETURN FROM VACATION



SEPTIC SHOCK


Septic shock follows a long and complicated course. It may be caused by conditions
such as - trauma, lung infections, urinary infections and abdominal surgery.
Enjoy watching the video:
http://www.dearnurses.com/clinical_nursing_videos_called_sessions
( Sessions 10) or reading the case study:
http://www.dearnurses.com/septic_shock_-_a_case_study

VACATION IS OVER !


Hi guys,

Vacation is almost over. I am really having a wonderful vacation with my family this year. I intend to post TOPICS on HOW TO MASTER YOUR CLINICAL SKILLS within the next couple of weeks , so stay posted.

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!