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Factors Associated With Pediatric Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries

Factors Associated With Pediatric Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to identify associations among pediatric patient characteristics (age and gender), hospital characteristics, inpatient unit characteristics (unit type, pressure injury prevention practices, and nurse staffing measures), and hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPIs) in a group of pediatric patients and in those determined to [...]

By |July 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 https://youtu.be/RmstnDebVpA 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. https://youtu.be/aOXwSK3qXdw 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

Wound Treatment Associate Program is Now Back on Educate Simplify’s Catalog of Quality Continuing Education and Certification Courses | #ESxRitKen

Wound Treatment Associate Program is Now Back on Educate Simplify’s Catalog of Quality Continuing Education and Certification Courses | #ESxRitKen We at Educate Simplify are delighted to announce to our beloved Tribe of health professionals that the Wound Treatment Associate (WTA®) Program is now being reintroduced on our extensive catalog of top-of-the-line continuing education and certification [...]

By |May 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments