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Components of Blood

What is Blood? Making up around 7 to 8 percent of your body weight, blood is a very important constituent in the body and comprises various cells and elements that individually work to keep the body protected and working like a well-oiled machine. These components are measured by lab panels, whe...
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Math You Need to Know for the TEAS® Exam

The TEAS math section covers your knowledge of high school mathematics. Nurses are expected to compute and verify dosages as well as graphical data, so the questions reflect the need for knowledge in arithmetic, measurements, interpretation of graphs, and basic algebra. It is especially important...
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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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Components of Blood

What is Blood? Making up around 7 to 8 percent of your body weight, bl

Math You Need to Know for the TEAS® Exam

The TEAS math section covers your knowledge of high school mathematics.

Reading, Language Use, and Nursing?

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