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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.      

Most Pts Do Wish- Recognizing Tachycardia as the Boat Coming!

In this Nurses Note I cover tachycardic causes with the mnemonic “Most Pts Do Wish! ” These are all causes of high heart rate a patient that has a heart rate of greater than 90 should be further evaluated! M- Medication- Albuterol Treatments? O- Oxygen Deprivation- What are the patientsRead More