Pulmonary embolism (PE) Nursing Care Plan

Pulmonary Embolism nursing care plan

Pulmonary embolism (PE) Nursing Care Plan A Pulmonary Embolism PE occurs when one or more pulmonary arteries in the patients lungs have become blocked. It is possible that the pulmonary embolism was a result of a blood clot or clots that migrated to the lungs from the legs or even another part of the body, these clots from another part […]

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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome ARDS for nurses and nursing students with Podcast

Acute Respiratory distress syndrome ARDS

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome ARDS What is Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)? Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome ARDS happens when the alveoli in the lungs (tiny air sacs) builds up fluid. If there is more fluid in your lungs, this means that there is less oxygen (O2) circulating in your body. Once this happens your vital organs are not getting an adequate […]

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Myasthenia Gravis with podcast

myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia Gravis: Nurses and nursing students find that they need to learn and stay up on autoimmune disorders.  In this article we will outline Myasthenia gravis in the hopes of keeping the current information up to date for the nursing field. Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder. Autoimmune in short means that the body is attacking itself.  This disorder is […]

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Nurses do you know the facts about the Official “Do Not Use” List

Nurse Charting

The joint commissions status update on how registered nurses, LPN, LVN, and other nursing fields should avoid the words listed in the article below, it outlines the “Do not Use” list for nursing and medical staff on charting.  These abbreviations have been shown to be misread multiple times.  Computerized charting has helped alleviate some errors from these written orders, however, not […]

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