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Medical-Surgical Nursing

Medical Surgical Nursing topics which cover care of adult patients in many areas like perioperative nursing, nursing management of different diseases and conditions.

160 Nursing Bullets: Medical-Surgical Nursing Reviewer

160 Nursing Bullets: Medical-Surgical Nursing Reviewer

Nursing Bullets for Medical-Surgical Nursing is the ultimate reviewer for the NCLEX. This contains 160 bits of information, all about the concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing that are easy to digest.

Heart Arrhythmias Cheat Sheet

We are proud to present a printable cheat sheet which you can use as a guide to help you understand dysrhytmias better. There is also a download link below to be used for PDFs:

How to Identify Cardiac Arrhythmias (With Videos)

ECG reading takes some serious skill, a keen eye and a good theoretical foundations on the different dysrhythmias and the concepts around heart's conduction and about the ECG machine itself.
Urolithiasis

Urolithiasis (Renal Calculi)

Urolithiasis refers to stones (calculi) in the urinary tract. Stones are formed in the urinary tract when the urinary concentration of substances such as calcium oxalate, calcium phosphate, and uric acid increases.
Intraoperative Phase

Intraoperative Phase

The intraoperative phase extends from the time the client is admitted to the operating room, to the time of anesthesia administration, performance of the surgical procedure and until the client is transported to the recovery room or postanesthesia care unit (PACU).
Respiratory Acidosis Nursing Management

Respiratory Acidosis

Respiratory Acidosis is an acid-base imbalance characterized by increased partial pressure of arterial carbon dioxide and decreased blood pH.

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) is a life-threatening lung condition. It is a form of breathing failure that can occur in very ill or severely injured people.

Metabolic Acidosis

Metabolic Acidosis is an acid-base imbalance resulting from excessive absorption or retention of acid or excessive excretion of bicarbonate produced by an underlying pathologic disorder.
Respiratory Alkalosis Nursing Management and Interventions

Respiratory Alkalosis

Respiratory Alkalosis is an acid-base imbalance characterized by decreased partial pressure of arterial carbon dioxide and increased blood pH to less than 35 mm Hg, which is due to alveolar hyperventilation.
Bell's Palsy

Bell’s Palsy

Bell's palsy is a disease of the seventh cranial nerve (facial nerve) that produces unilateral or bilateral facial weakness or paralysis.

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