Acidosis and Alkalosis – Pathophysiology

This video is to help understand the difference between Acidosis and Alkalosis. Acidosis Acidosis is excessive blood acidity caused by an overabundance of acid in the blood or a loss of bicarbonate from the blood (metabolic acidosis), or by a buildup of carbon dioxide in the blood that results from poor lung function or slow breathing (respiratory acidosis). Blood acidity […]

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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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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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