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Forensic Nursing and Forensic Nurse Career Guide

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Forensic nursing is the application of nursing globally when health and legal arrangements meet. It is one of the most recent, but rapidly growing, specialty areas in nursing.

Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)

Lumbar puncture, also known as spinal tap, is an invasive procedure where a hollow needle is inserted into the space surrounding the subarachnoid space in the lower back to obtain samples of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) for qualitative analysis.

Nurse’s Medication Error Causes Patient’s Death and Financial Threat to Hospital

A nurse’s medication error at a leading hospital in Tennessee caused a patient’s horrific death, and the hospital nearly lost its Medicare reimbursement status as a result.
Gastroesophageal Reflux

Gastroesophageal Reflux

In pediatric gastroesophageal reflux, immaturity of lower esophageal sphincter (LES) function is manifested by frequent transient lower esophageal relaxations (tLESRs), which result in the retrograde flow of gastric contents into the esophagus.
Bronchoscopy Nursing Diagnostics and Procedure Responsibilities

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy is an invasive procedure that permits the direct examination of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi using either a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope or a rigid metal bronchoscope.