The best ABG video

    Please see the following video. It is a pretty good and quick way to read ABG’s. Blood gases Blood gases are a measurement of how much oxygen and carbon dioxide are in your blood. They also determine the acidity (pH) of your blood. How the Test is Performed Usually, blood is taken from an artery. In some cases, […]

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IV Drug Calculation Tutorial

Volume/Time – IV mL Rate Questions Given a certain amount of liquid and a time period, what is the necessary IV flow rate in mL/hr? Measurement used when IV regulated electronically by infusion pump. Formula: Volume (mL) Time (hr)  =  Y (Flow Rate in mL/hr) Example: Infuse 250 mL over the next 120 minutes by infusion pump. Volume (mL) Time […]

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2 Day CEN Course San Diego

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this 14 hour course the student will be able to: Describe the CEN exam process as well as test-taking tips State primary interventions for management of problems related to all bodily systems Identify components of the nursing process as it relates to a variety of medical conditions Discuss issues related to professional, ethical and managerial […]

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Endocarditis

  Endocarditis signs and symptoms vary, but may include: -Fever and chills. -A new or changed heart murmur — heart sounds made by blood rushing through your heart. -Fatigue. -Aching joints and muscles. -Night sweats. -Shortness of breath. -Paleness. -Persistent cough. -Swelling in your feet, legs or abdomen -Unexplained weight loss -Blood in your urine (either visible or found in […]

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