Would You Recognize the Signs of Acidosis in Your Patients? The state of your patient’s blood is at the center of their health. As blood runs through veins, arteries and capillaries, it is dropping off oxygen to feed cells, and […]
All the way from Hippocrates to the 21st century, here are 20 doctors and nurses whose lives and accomplishments have had far-reaching effects.
Today concluded over 35 hours of training in the Mayo Clinic Tobacco Treatment Specialist Certification (Oh, yeah, these thoughts are my own and in no way reflective of the course). While in this course, my peers (including a variety of professionals: dentists, pharmacists, […]
As nurses, we get to work with and care for patients everyday. Some days we hear some VERY interesting things come out of their mouths! With some help from our fantastic Facebook community, we’ve compiled some anecdotes that are sure to […]
After the stethoscope, an electrocardiogram (EKG) is the most powerful tool a nurse has for knowing what is going on with a patient’s heart. Understanding how the heart works and what an EKG is measuring is your first step towards […]