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When Having a Big Heart isn’t a Good Thing…Cardiomyopathy
When Having a Big Heart isn’t a Good Thing…Cardiomyopathy In this Study Sheet I cover the difference between cardiomyopathies. Cardiomyopathy is a modeling change of the Hearts Muscle Tissue. There are two conditions Dilated Cardiomyopathy (big floppy heart resulting in weak contractions– or Hypertrophic (big trophy hearts resulting in poorRead More
Tachycardiac Causes – The Nurses Scribble Notes
Been working on my lectures to put them into videos on my concepts behind the StickEnotes. Here is Tachycardia
Magnesium Usually Low and these may be the meds!
Magnesium is absorbed in the small intestines, with the rest excreted by the kidneys. Magnesium has a direct relationship with Calcium and phosphorus. Meaning if they are calcium or phosphorus is low the magnesium is down as well. Magnesium deficiency is the most likely on inpatient admissions due to nutritionRead More
Pulse Pressure more reasons Blood Pressure Matters!
Hello Nurse, In this sheet I cover hemodynamics from my book Cardiac KAMP – Cracking the Code on Cardiac now available as a digital download for all members. It is over 90 pages going over what you need to know on Cardiac to include my study sheetsThis is a DRAFTRead More
Beta 1 or Beta 2 What’s a Nurse to Do?
Medication Overview- Beta Blockers What: Beta 1 receptors are found primarily in the Heart 1 Heart Beta 1 and Beta 2 Receptors are found in the Lungs 2 Lungs Beta 2 Why: The concept is important since Beta Blocker medications are broken up into two types selective and non-selective. ThisRead More
New Clinical KAMP Book and Badges Out!
Finished my Clinical KAMP book that incorporates my Assessment sheets and the Blood Book into one, also the new fishbone pen and new ID badges check them out in my Etsy Shop! Great gift for the nurse you know! Remember if you need to get in touch with me MessageRead More
Heart Rate – Cracking The Code on The NCLEX and Nursing
I have been working on my Cardiac section of Cracking the Code on the NCLEX and Nursing and started developing StickEnotes based on an Algorithm of critical thinking. I hope to have the Cardiac Section Completed by January 1. In the Meantime I will have new pens and 10 newRead More
The Boat coming in the form of a clot!
Hello Nurses, In this Nursing Tip I focus on the Boat Coming or seeing the reasons and complications before it becomes a problem, and the problem of focus is a DVT Deep Vein Thrombosis or Pulmonary Embolism!(PE) Some Basics: Thrombosis – Means Stationary or ticking time bomb Embolism – MeansRead More