Dear Nurses

Sunday, February 28, 2010

CODE BLUE AND TOCOLYTIC DRUGS

Dear nurses,
Would you like to learn more about CODE BLUE drugs like:
- Amiodarone, Magnesium Sulfate, Vasopressin, Epinephrine
and Lidocaine
-Tocolytic drugs like Terbutaline and Magnesium Sulfate
- DDAVP used to treat Diabetes Insipidus
- Cardiac drugs like Dobutrex ( Dobutamine)
and Nitroglycerin
- Blood pressure medications like Sodium Nitroprusside
( Nipride)
- Terbutaline used to treat asthma
- diuretics like Lasix( Furosemide) and Spironolactone
(Aldactone)
Just click on the link:

DEHYDRATION - WHAT IS IT?


Dear nurses,

Would you like to learn more about dehydration, its
causes, treatment and relation to natural disasters?.
Learn more by clicking on the link:

Sunday, February 21, 2010

MATERNAL NURSING TOPICS OF INTEREST

Dear nurses,

Just to let you know that Simplifying Maternal Nursing, Part 4
has just been added. Enjoy learning about topics such as:
- Pelvic exam, McDonald's Rule
- Terbutaline and its uses in Preterm labor
- Left side lying in the pregnant woman
- Leopold's Maneuvers
-( GDM) Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
- Amniotic fluid and its functions
- Hydramnios, Polyhydramnios
- Amniocentesis , breech presentation
- Cesarean section and episiotomy
Enjoy learning more, by clicking on the link:
Simplifying Maternal Nursing , Part4.

FUNDAL HEIGHT AND PELVIC EXAM

Dear nurses,

During the prenatal period, the pregnant
uterus grows as the fetus does. The fundal
height is usually measured during each visit.
Learn more about measurement of the fundal height
in the pregnant woman, by clicking on the link:

Thursday, February 11, 2010

DEHYDRATION - WHAT IS IT?

Dehydration may be caused by a number of conditions like
trauma involving massive blood loss, surgical intervention or burns.
Learn more about this topic, by clicking on the link:
http://www.dearnurses.com/dehydration_-_what_is_it

WHEN NATURAL DISASTER STRIKES - HAITI

Learn more about when natural disaster strikes, by watching the video:
Sessions for Nurses 29
Also learn more on Natural disasters by visiting:
http://www.dearnurses.net/when_natural_disaster_strikes_-_haiti

DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS - A CASE STUDY

DKA (Diabetic Ketoacidosis) may occur in the diabetic patient.
If left untreated, the consequences can be fatal.
Learn more about this topic, by clicking on the link:

Saturday, February 06, 2010

WHEN NATURAL DISASTER STRIKES

Dear nurses,

On January 12, 2010 a massive earthquake rocked
Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The devastation was beyond
belief. Learn more about the impact and aftermath
of trauma. Simply click on the link:
http://www.dearnurses.net/when_natural_disaster_strikes_-_haiti

TRAUMA FROM HEAD TO TOE

Dear nurses,

Are you aware of the effect of trauma on the body?
Learn more about this helpful topic by clicking on the links:

WHAT IS POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER?

How does a traumatic event affect someone? Following a
traumatic event, some people have a difficult time coping.
Learn more about PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder),
by clicking on the link:
http://www.dearnurses.net/when_natural_disaster_strikes_-_haiti