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TRIAGE NURSE

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What is the role of the Triage nurse? The Triage nurse has the responsibility of prioritizing which patient is critical and needs immediate attention when working in the ER. Read more---e


ICP MONITORING

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WHAT IS ICP MONITORING?
ICP Monitoring means Intracranial Pressure Monitoring.
This is usually done to measure the pressures of the brain injured patient. The neurosurgeon shaves an area of the head and  cleans the skin before inserting a sterile catheter into the ventricle of the brain. Learn more about this helpful topic be watching the video:
The New Nurse- The brain injured patient and ICP and
also The New Nurse- ICP Monitoring.

ANASARCA

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What causes anasarca? Anasarca which is generalized edema may be caused by a number of conditions. These include : heart, renal or liver failure, low albumin ( hypoalbuminemia), burns and more. What is the treatment of anasarca?The treatment is directed at the cause. The patient in renal failure may require Hemodialysis. Read more---

ABOUT BLOOD TRANSFUSION

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What are the warning signs of a blood transfusion reaction? The nurse should always be aware of the warning signs of a blood transfusion reaction. These include chills, anxiety, flushing, itching , shortness of breath and chest pain. Learn more---

BRAIN ASSESSMENT

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What part of the brain is responsible for vision? The occipital lobe is responsible for vision.
What area of the brain is responsible for distinguishing right from left? The parietal lobe is responsible and math calculation. Read more---

CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE

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What can cause Congestive heart failure? The patient who has an anterior wall myocardial infarction may develop CHF. Because of the damage to the heart muscle, the heart has difficulty pumping blood. Fluid backs up into the lungs and causes shortness of breath. Read more---