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Common blood pressure medications every nurse should know!

Common Blood Pressure Medications

As a nurse you will encounter a LOT of blood pressure medications. While it’s nearly impossible to memorize them all, there are some you’ll encount...

Role of nurse in post operative care

The Postoperative Responsibilities of Nurses

The Postoperative Responsibilities of Nurses. Nurses play a crucial role before, during and after surgery. Once the procedure is over, it’s usually the surgical nurses, also called perioperative nurses, who ensure that the patient is stable and prepare the room for the next team. After the patient is transferred to ...

CABG-- excellent visual

Minimally Invasive Coronary Artery Bypass | Heart Surgery Info

For patients using stents & living with chest pain, our minimally invasive coronary artery bypass surgery is a viable option with major benefits.

The NIHSS test focuses most of its items on the language abilities of the patient (7 of possible 42 points). So people whose stroke affects the left hemisphere (98 percent of people have their language abilities housed in the left hemisphere) tend to have higher scores than those whose stroke happened in the right hemisphere. This is why the NIHSS is better at predicting outcomes for patients with left hemisphere-centered strokes, rather than right-hemisphere ones.

What Is The NIH Stroke Scale (NIHSS Score)? | Saebo

The NIH Stroke Scale is a widely used tool built to assess the cognitive effects of a stroke. Learn how the NIHSS Score is used, its importance, and more.

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Certified Nursing Assistant Experience – Pre-requisite for Entering Nursing School

Be a certified nursing assistant even before graduating from high school. Find out how these students did it.

Coronary Artery Bypass (CABG) Surgery - YouTube

Coronary Artery Bypass (CABG) Surgery

Your doctor has recommended that you have coronary artery bypass surgery. But what does that actually mean?Your heart is located in the center of your chest....

Right Heart Cath- A necessary test for my heart.

Swan Ganz catheterization: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia Image

Right heart catheterization involves the passage of a catheter (a thin flexible tube) into the right side of the heart to obtain diagnostic information about the heart and for continuous monitoring of