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Abnormal Pulse Ox is it in the CARDS?
Pulse Oximetry is not always what it seems, and never treat the machine- Always assess the numbers for an underlying cause of the abnormal before an intervention is placed. This stickenote covers underlying causes of Low Pulse Oximetry.
Clinical Report Sheet Outline SBAR SHAMLD
Taken from my Clinical Nursing KAMP’s Clinical you should know book. I cover the three major areas that may cause complications in your patient. CARDIAC- Assessment, Medications, and lab values PULMONARY -Assessment, Medications, and lab values RENAL Assessment, Medications, and lab values This includes THE SBAR reporting method for reportingRead More
Albuterol The only Rescue Inhaler!
What is it? Albuterol is the only Rescue inhaler it is given in ACUTE Situations when someone is having difficult breathing- Acute Asthma- Bronchitis or Pneumonia or other respiratory conditions Why Give it? To open the airways to make the patient breath better. NCLEX School Trap! A patient should neverRead More