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.
DKA, or diabetic ketoacidosis, is a severe complication of hyperglycemia and uncontrolled diabetes, and nurses need to know how to care for it!
Master your ABGs and know how to interpret blood gas results like metabolic and respiratory acidosis!
AFIB RVR is an emergency, and identifying and managing atrial fibrillation is necessary for all nurses within the ER and hospitals.
Learn the steps of RSI intubation for nurses, which medications to administer and why, and what complications to monitor for.
Pulmonary embolisms are common, and large PEs can be deadly! Learn about the causes, nursing assessment, interventions, and more!
In this article, we will talk about the different blood products, why they are given, and then dive into each type of blood transfusion reaction, what causes them, their signs and symptoms, and how to manage them as the nurse.
Ventricular arrhythmias like VTACH and VFIB occur in and out of the hospital. The only difference is, people aren't hooked up to the monitors. So instead of catching the arrhythmia, the patient goes unresponsive. VTACH and VFIB are HUGE deals, and these ventricular...
The various oxygen delivery devices and flow rates are important to understand as nurses, respiratory therapists, and Providers!
Understand the key differences in a STEMI & an NSTEMI including how to detect a STEMI on the EKG, the different kinds of STEMIs, and the acute management involved including which medications to give!
Learn how to read an EKG Rhythm strip, which is an essential skill of any nurse!
Use these vagal maneuvers to stop your patient’s SVT and restore normal sinus rhythm!