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Reading Comprehension on the HESI® Exam

The HESI® Exam’s Reading Comprehension portion is designed to assess your ability to understand and analyze information delivered in written form. To do well on this section, you must be able to identify, understand, distinguish between, and analyze the main parts of a piece of writing. Below are...
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How Many Years Does It Take to Become a Nurse?

Now that you have decided to pursue a career in nursing, you’re probably thinking, “How long is this going to take?” Unfortunately, this question does not have an easy answer. It really depends on the amount of responsibility and oversight you are hoping for along with the minimum qualifications ...
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Isotonic, Hypotonic, and Hypertonic Solutions

The principles for the use of isotonic, hypotonic, and hypertonic solutions are rooted in the goal of equilibrium through osmosis. When administering a fluid intravenously to a patient, the ratio of fluid to electrolytes in the solution and in the patient’s bloodstream will impact the body’s reac...
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Injections: Angles of Insertion

When performing injections, it is vitally important to take into consideration these factors: patient size injection site intended target type of injection These variables determine the injection angle and the depth of injection. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
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Cervical Dilation and Labor

Cervical dilation is one of the major ways healthcare providers assess how a woman’s labor is progressing. In a textbook world, at the beginning of labor a woman starts with a closed cervix (0 cm) and progresses to a fully dilated cervix (10 cm) when delivery is imminent. While many women follow ...
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Reading Comprehension on the HESI® Exam

The HESI® Exam’s Reading Comprehension portion is designed to assess yo

How Many Years Does It Take to Become a Nurse?

Now that you have decided to pursue a career in nursing, you’re probabl

Isotonic, Hypotonic, and Hypertonic Solutions

The principles for the use of isotonic, hypotonic, and hypertonic solut