Beta Blockers

Beta Blockers Podcast for Beta blockers Brands and Generics for Beta Blockers, drugs that blocks responses to epinephrine/adrenalin stimulation of beta-adrenergic receptors and results in decreasing heart rate, myocardial contractility and myocardial oxygen demand. Used to treat arrhythmias, angina, hypertension, glaucoma, and migraines.   Beta Blockers:  also known as   beta-adrenergic blocking agents beta antogonists beta adrenergic antagonists Used to decrease […]

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SURVIVING AN ACTIVE SHOOTER – LA County Sheriff

SURVIVING AN ACTIVE SHOOTER – LA County Sheriff   It is sad to have to post this, however, as you know, we have had many hospital shooting recently. My hospital cared enough about us to make us do a similar class. Always know your surroundings and your exits. This video is graphic but very well done. Please share and get […]

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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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Hypertension Care Plan

Hypertension Hypertension is a sustained elevation of blood pressure. Hypertension is a major contributor to cardiac disease, CVA, and renal failure. There are two types of hypertension, Primary (idiopathic, essential) or secondary. Primary is the most common. Signs and Symptoms: Headache Heart failure CVA or TIA Chest pain Shortness of breath Renal failure Eye damage Aneurysms Nausea Vomiting Blurred vision […]

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Congestive Heart Failure ( CHF) – Nursing Care Plan

Congestive Heart Failure ( CHF) Congestive heart failure (CHF) occurs when the myocardium can not pump effectively enough to meet the body’s needs. Heart failure usually occurs in the damaged left ventricle, however, it may also occur in the right ventricle. In any event, damage to the left ventricle usually occurs first. Signs and Symptoms may include: Fatigue Jugular vein […]

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