Cardiopulmonary Assessment & Intervention: Patient Positions for Postural Drainage Indications: It is indicated for patients in whom cough is insufficient to clear thick, tenacious, or localized secretions. Examples: Cystic fibrosis Bronchiectasis Atelectasis Lung abscess Pneumonia Contraindications Increased ICP Unstable head or neck injury Active … [Read more...] about Cardiopulmonary Assessment & Intervention: Patient Positions for Postural Drainage
Commonly Used Medical Abbreviations for Nursing Students Complete Guide to Nursing Abbreviations and Acronyms Charting Tips for Nursing How to take notes in nursing school is key to your success. Here you'll find tried-and-true methods for taking notes that make it easy to study for exams. You'll love this list of commonly used abbreviations in nursing school. … [Read more...] about Commonly Used Medical Abbreviations for Nursing Students
Few professions are as rewarding as nursing, but where you work and what area you specialize in can significantly shape your career. As the infographic below illustrates, some areas of specialization are in greater demand and some regions of the country offer greater opportunities. Before committing to one pathway, factor in the information below. … [Read more...] about Where In The US Are Nurses Need The Most?
The story of the AV Block family key: p wave = wife qrs = husband pacer = counseling Normal sinus rhythm: the wife (p wave) waits at home for the husband (qrs). the husband (qrs) come homes on time every night. 1st degree AV block: the wife (p wave) is waiting at home. the husband (qrs) comes home late every night, but he always comes home and its at the same time … [Read more...] about Four Types of AV-Block
Becoming a CNA is not only a good career, it’s also a great way to gain nursing experience and get your foot in the healthcare door. Many people start off as CNA’s and eventually become registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and sometimes even doctors. Take a look at the different levels of nursing and how each rung on the nursing ladder can get you greater responsibility and … [Read more...] about The Nursing Ladder of Success – A Career Ladder for Nurses