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How To Become a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist CRNA

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist

CRNA Salary Description and Requirements What is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist – CRNA? We’re used to seeing movies and TV shows where a patient is put to sleep to have an operation. Perhaps you’ve even had a procedure yourself and were given a local or general anesthetic. And you …

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Perioperative Nurse Career and Job Description

perioperative nurse

Perioperative Nursing Job Description Nursing Study Guide on Perioperative Nursing Perioperative nursing is a field of nursing that involves the provision of holistic care to a patient under surgical management. The prefix “peri” means “around” or “about”, and the word “operative” refers to operation or surgery. Thus, perioperative nursing has …

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Inhaled Steroids Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Inhaled Steroids

Inhaled Steroids NCLEX Nursing Pharmacology Review Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide on Inhaled Steroids Inhaled steroids are a class of drugs that are administered to facilitate the reduction of inflammation in the lungs. They are often prescribed to patients with asthma and other respiratory problems, such as chronic obstruction pulmonary disease …

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Precipitous Labor Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Precipitous labor

Precipitous Labor NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide for Precipitous Labor Precipitous labor, also known as rapid labor, happens when the patient is only in labor for a few hours before giving birth. Rapid labor can end 3 to 5 hours after regular uterine contractions start. Precipitous labor occurs …

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Pulmonary Fibrosis Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Pulmonary fibrosis

Pulmonary Fibrosis NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Pulmonary Fibrosis Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a medical condition that happens when there is damage and scarring of the lung tissue. It features a stiff and thickened lung tissue, making it difficult for the lungs to function properly, as evidenced …

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H2 antagonists H2 blockers Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

H2 Antagonists H2 Blockers

H2 antagonists H2 blockers NCLEX Nursing Pharmacology Review Nursing Pharmacology Guide on H2 antagonists H2 antagonists or H2 blockers are medications used in the management of many gastric diseases, such as stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and heartburn. H2 antagonists work by reducing the amount of acid produced in …

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Grieving 5 Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Grieving

Grieving NCLEX Review Care Plans 5 Nursing Care Plans on Grieving Grieving is a response of an individual to a perceived (anticipatory grieving) or actual loss. The loss may include having poor overall health or losing a body part, or may also be having a terminal illness that may cause …

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Aspiration Nursing Care Plans Diagnosis and Interventions

Aspiration

Aspiration NCLEX Review Care Plans Nursing Study Guide on Aspiration Aspiration happens when the swallowed food, liquid, or foreign object goes into the airway and respiratory tract instead of the digestive tract. Aspiration can also occur when stomach contents regurgitate from the stomach into the throat and enter the airway. …

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Risk for Electrolyte Imbalance 5 Nursing Care Plans

Risk for Electrolyte Imbalance

Risk for Electrolyte Imbalance NCLEX Review Care Plans 5 Nursing Care Plans on Risk for Electrolyte Imbalance Electrolyte Imbalance can be defined as the disproportion of electrolytes in the body which can affect the regulation of many bodily processes such as blood acidity and blood pressure, hydration status, nerve and …

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Antihistamines Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Antihistamines

Antihistamines NCLEX Nursing Pharmacology Review Nursing Pharmacology Guide on Antihistamines Antihistamines are a class of drugs that are used to treat nasal allergies by means of reducing rhinorrhea and sneezing. In particular, antihistamines are commonly given to patients with allergic rhinitis or hay fever. It can also be administered for …

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Insulin Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Insulin

Insulin NCLEX Nursing Pharmacology Review Nursing Pharmacology Guide on Insulin Insulin is a medication used in the management of diabetes. In healthy individuals, the beta cells of the pancreas produce the hormone insulin which is essential in using and storing glucose. However, patient with diabetes require insulin shots to supply …

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