Neonatal Resuscitation: A Review

neonatal resuscitation Neonatal Resuscitation: A Review Since 2015, the guidelines updates are made on an ongoing basis. But the traditional major updates which goes at a five-year interval continues nonetheless. The guidelines are expected to receive major updates next year, 2020. Let's look back and review how things prevailed over the last decade. In-depth understanding [...]

By |July 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hospital Earthquake Drill

Hospital Earthquake Drill Last July 6, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked Southern California. Of all places that are prepared for emergencies, a hospital would top the list. A hospital is essentially the go-to place at times of emergencies. But most of these are medical emergencies. No place or person is fully prepared for the occurrence [...]

By |July 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Choking | Basic Life Support

Choking | Basic Life Support Choking can occur from foreign body airway obstruction. Rescuers should intervene in victims who show signs of severe airway obstruction, such as a silent cough, cyanosis, or inability to speak or breathe. If a victim is coughing forcefully, rescuers should not interfere with this process. If a victim shows [...]

By |June 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You’ll Want to Become an Infusion Nurse, Here’s Why

An infusion nurse, or infusion specialist nurse and less formally yet more popularly known as an IV Nurse, evaluates patients in need of intravenous treatment or medication and plans, implements and documents nursing care. He or she determines appropriate venipuncture site and administers intravenous therapeutic treatments and provides information to patients and families regarding intravenous [...]

By |June 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Advocating the Advance Healthcare Directive

The Self-determination Act requires health care facilities that receive Medicare funding to inform patients their right to make their own advance directives. Research has shown that family members experience far less stress when a dying patient has a living will or has a medical power of attorney however, fewer than one in five adults has [...]

By |June 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wound Infection Symptoms

wound infection symptoms Infection should be much feared than the wound itself. We may experience intolerable pain during the cut but infection can lead to death. Yes, most of the time, pain will not. You may think you have religiously clean your wound but how sure can you get you do not have infection? Here [...]

By |June 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Drug Administration: Errors, Cautions and Risks of Drug Administration

drug administration Errors, Cautions and Risks of Drug Administration A nurse is held to certain expectations for administering medications. He must know about its Pharmacology, Drug indication, route, dosage, contraindications, side-effects and adverse reactions. As nurses we should always be an advocate for safe medication practices. It is part of ethical responsibility to [...]

By |May 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Types of ACLS Algorithms

types of acls algorithms Types of ACLS Algorithms ACLS which stands for advanced cardiac life support or advanced cardiovascular life support refers to a set of clinical algorithms for the urgent treatment of cardiac arrest, stroke, myocardial infarction, as well as other life-threatening cardiovascular emergencies. types of acls algorithms The current ACLS (2015) guidelines are [...]

By |May 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nurses Week 2019: Heads Up Nurses, Here’s an Extensive List of Where You Can Get Free Stuff and Deals This Nurses Week

nurses week Nurses Week 2019: Heads Up Nurses, Here's an Extensive List of Where You Can Get Free Stuff and Deals This Nurses Week Here's goes the list of companies, both big and small, that have something to offer for America's most trusted profession, our beloved nurses! Use coupon code FLWR10 to take $10 [...]

By |May 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HACCP | Food Safety – What are the 7 Steps of HACCP?

haccp, food safety, california food safety HACCP | Food Safety - What are the 7 Steps of HACCP? As the awareness of diseases originating from food increases, concern throughout the food industry increases as well. As a response to this is the inception of the HACCP and HACCP based certification programs. HACCP stands for Hazard [...]

By |May 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments