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Sepsis: What nurses need to know - Sepsis Assessment Cheat Sheet

Sepsis: What nurses need to know – Sepsis Assessment Cheat Sheet

Sepsis: What nurses need to know – Sepsis Assessment Cheat Sheet The Nurses Notes on NCLEX: Sepsis Assessment Cheat Sheet Sepsis: What nurses need to know Sepsis is a life-threatening, medical emergency affecting approximately one million persons annually in the United States. Patients hospitalized with sepsis are eight times more likely to die during hospitalization. …

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Diuretics - Nursing School, Pharmacology and Medical

Diuretics – Nursing School, Pharmacology and Medical

Diuretics – Nursing School, Pharmacology and Medical Pharmacology Nursing, Cardiac Nursing, Pediatric Nursing, Nursing School Tips, Nursing Notes A diuretic is any substance that promotes diuresis, the increased production of urine. This includes forced diuresis. There are several categories of diuretics. All diuretics increase the excretion of water from bodies, although each class does so …

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Signs & Symptoms of Metabolic and Respiratory Acidosis

Signs & Symptoms of Metabolic and Respiratory Acidosis

Signs & Symptoms of Metabolic and Respiratory Acidosis Mnemonics for Nursing Students Symptoms and signs are a result of high CO2 concentrations and low pH in the CNS and any accompanying hypoxemia. Acute (or acutely worsening chronic) respiratory acidosis causes headache, confusion, anxiety, drowsiness, and stupor (CO2 narcosis). Initial signs of acute respiratory acidosis include: headache. anxiety. blurred vision. restlessness. confusion. Some of …

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