Dear Nurses

Saturday, March 23, 2013

AORTIC RUPTURE AND CARDIAC TAMPONADE






Aortic Rupture may occur as a result of trauma.
Shortness of breath, chest or upper back pain
are some of the symptoms.

Cardiac Tamponade may be caused by penetrating
trauma such as a knife wound. Pericardiocentesis
is usually done to remove the blood in the pericardial
sac. Learn more about these topics, by clicking on
the link: Nursing Fundamentals-Part3




IV SITE ASSESSMENT

Dear nurses,

Do you pay close attention to IV sites of the patient
in your care. An IV site may become infected if
not well care for. Every Institution has policies in
place for IV site care.Learn more by clicking on
the link: Nursing Fundamentals-2

Sunday, March 17, 2013

NURSING FUNDAMENTALS IN THE CLINICAL SETTING - PART2

Dear nurses,

Hope your week is going well.Nursing Fundamentals
in the Clinical Setting, Part 2 has been added.


Topics include:
- Patient admission, History and Physical
- The importance of patient assessment
- MAR (Medication Administration Record)
- Nursing Flow Sheet
- Blood Glucose Monitoring
- Integumentary, The Braden Scale
- Pneumothorax, signs and symptoms
-  ABG (Arterial Blood Gas) [watch Sessions 35 Diagnostic tests]
- Documentation of Intake and Output
- EKG and more. So, click on the link:
  Nursing Fundamentals - Part 2
 and enjoy learning.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

NURSING FUNDAMENTALS IN THE CLINICAL SETTING - PART 1


 Dear nurses,

 Hope you all are doing well. I just want to
 let you know that interesting topics have just
 been added.

  Nursing  Fundamentals in the Clinical Setting -Part1
  is now available and is packed with very helpful topics,
  these include:
   - standards of nursing care
   - the importance of documentation
   - blood pressure measurement
   - the circulatory system
   - the patient who is confined to bed
   - mechanical ventilation
   - the iron lung
  Learn more by clicking on the link: 
  Nursing Fundamentals