Esophageal Varices – Pathophysiology, Podcast, and Nursing Care Plan

esophageal varices

Esophageal Varices The esophagus is what connects your throat to your stomach. Esophageal varices are enlarged and abnormal veins located in the lower part of the esophagus. This condition is usually seen in patients with liver disease. When normal blood flow to the liver is blocked by scar tissue or even a clot, varices begin to develop. Blood will start […]

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Some medical motivation – Gifted Hands

  Here is a little story about an incredibly wonderful physician. When I get the nursing students on their first day of rotations/clinicals, some are anxious, nervous, or scared.  Not sure if they can make another semester or term of school.  I have given them an extra credit assignment to watch this movie.  It is about a man who seemed […]

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Help passing NCLEX

How to Effectively Answer NCLEX Questions To move to the next level of your nursing profession, you should know how to effectively answer the NCLEX questions. Without passing the NCLEX, you won’t receive that prized license that determines if you can safely and efficiently practice as an entry-level nurse. The first step in preparing yourself for the exam is to […]

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