Critical Care is an umbrella term for patients who are SICK in the hospital. Sure – everyone is sick, but these patients are often in critical condition or can become critical at any moment.
For simplicity, this includes patients that would present to the ER and be admitted to the ICU.
Managing hypomagnesemia: A complete guide to nursing assessment and treatment of low magnesium levels
Learn all about hypomagnesemia – low magnesium levels in the blood. Learn more about the causes, nursing assessment, and treatment here!
Treatment for Hyperkalemia: A nurse’s comprehensive guide to high potassium levels
Learn about the causes, nursing assessment, and treatment for hyperkalemia in this comprehensive guide for nurses and medical professionals.
Nursing Interventions for Hypokalemia: A Comprehensive Guide for Nurses
Discover nursing interventions for hypokalemia. Learn about symptoms, causes, and treatments for low potassium levels. Read more now.
IV Infiltration and other IV Catheter Complications: Identification and Management
Learn how to manage IV catheter complications like IV infiltration, thrombophlebitis, cellulitis, and breakage. Check out our nursing guide now!
Sepsis and Severe Infections: A Primer for Nurses
Sepsis is a severe infection that can lead to life-threatening complications if not treated promptly. In this article, learn the signs and symptoms of sepsis, how to diagnose and treat it, and how to prevent its development.
Monkeypox: Everything Nurse’s need to know when Caring for Monkeypox patients
Monkeypox has a current outbreak in the US, and nurses need to be educated about the monkeypox rash, symptoms, and treatment!
How to care for DKA: An Expert Nurse’s Guide to Diabetic Ketoacidosis
DKA, or diabetic ketoacidosis, is a severe complication of hyperglycemia and uncontrolled diabetes, and nurses need to know how to care for it!
The Ultimate ABGs Blood Gas Guide you Need to Calm Your Nerves
Master your ABGs and know how to interpret blood gas results like metabolic and respiratory acidosis!
AFIB RVR on EKG: Management of Atrial Fibrillation
AFIB RVR is an emergency, and identifying and managing atrial fibrillation is necessary for all nurses within the ER and hospitals.
Blood Pressure Crash Course for nurses
Crash course on everything blood pressure including systolic, diastolic, “MAP”, and various types and treatment of hypertension and hypotension