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Reading, Language Use, and Nursing?

I want to be a nurse, not an English major. When you were younger, you bandaged up your stuffed animals after wheeling them out from “surgery” for a perceived ailment that threatened their furry life. In high school, you looked forward to science and health classes that allowed you to better und...
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The Five Types of Shock

Shock is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when the body is not getting enough blood flow. There are FIVE main types of shock the body can experience: Anaphylactic Anaphylactic shock is caused by an allergic reaction. Common triggers are medications such as penicillin, late...
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Common Blood Pressure Medications

As a nurse you will encounter a LOT of blood pressure medications. While it’s nearly impossible to memorize them all, there are some you’ll encounter fairly frequently. Here are a few of the most popular ones: Class: ACE Inhibitors Works by: Dilating blood vessels to increase the amount of bloo...
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Abdominal Regions and Associated Pain

Abdominal pain is a common medical complaint, and the causes can range from something as simple as gas to as something as serious as ovarian torsion. To pinpoint the cause of a problem, it is helpful to visually divide the abdomen into four different regions or quadrants. Knowing which organs are...
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Patient Positioning Cheat Sheet

As a nurse, you know that positioning can be about so much more than just patient comfort. The right position can have a huge impact on patient health and recovery, and knowing the correct position for each patient care situation is crucial. Here is a cheat sheet of some common patient positions ...
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Reading, Language Use, and Nursing?

**I want to be a nurse, not an English major.** When you were younge

The Five Types of Shock

Shock is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when th

Common Blood Pressure Medications

As a nurse you will encounter a LOT of blood pressure medications. Whil