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How to write a diagnostic statement for a care plan.

  How do I write a diagnostic statement for risk, problem-focused and health promotion diagnoses? When writing a diagnostic statement using the Problem-etiology-symptom (PES) method, we are conveying a lot of information to our colleagues. We start with the diagnosis itself, followed by the etiologic factors (related factors in an …

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Protonix – a quick med podcast and information

[buzzsprout episode=’221379′ player=’true’]   Protonix (Pantoprazole): is a proton pump inhibitor used to treat certain stomach and esophageal           problems (such as acid reflux). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. This medication relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough. It helps heal acid damage to the stomach and esophagus, …

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NANDA Nursing Diagnosis 2012-2014

The Complete list of NANDA Nursing Diagnosis for 2012-2014, with 16 new diagnoses. Below is the list of the 16 new NANDA Nursing Diagnoses 1. Risk for Ineffective Activity Planning 2. Risk for Adverse Reaction to Iodinated Contrast Media 3. Risk for Allergy Response 4. Insufficient Breast Milk 5. Ineffective …

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Who writes for Nursestudy.net

  Biography: Anna C. RN-BC, BSN, PHN, CMSRN Emergency Room Registered Nurse Critical Care Transport Nurse Clinical Nurse Instructor for LVN and BSN students   Anna began writing extra materials to help her BSN and LVN students with their studies.  She takes the topics that the students are learning and …

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Nurses looking for jobs…please read

  If you’re graduating this semester, you’re probably already looking for a job. I’ll bet you’re wondering what employers are looking for when it comes to nurses—besides a year of experience—and whether you can get a job as a new nurse, fresh out of school. What bosses look for varies …

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To all the Military Nurses. Thank You

Military Nurses care for patients within the military, all over the globe. These nurses are no different from other nurses as they administer medication, treat wounds, and care for the sick. However, one of the more interesting things about being a Military Nurse is that your assignments can take you …

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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 …

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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 …

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IV Drug Calculation Tutorial

Volume/Time – IV mL Rate Questions Given a certain amount of liquid and a time period, what is the necessary IV flow rate in mL/hr? Measurement used when IV regulated electronically by infusion pump. Formula: Volume (mL) Time (hr)  =  Y (Flow Rate in mL/hr) Example: Infuse 250 mL over …

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Topic: Heart Failure

What Is Heart Failure? CHF or heart failure occurs when the myocardium is unable to pump sufficiently enough to meet the metabolic demands of the body. Most frequently occurs in the left ventricle of the heart. But may also happen in the right ventricle. More often however, left sided heart …

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