12 Tips For Nurses Working The Overnighter - Scrubs | The Leading Lifestyle Nursing Magazine Featuring Inspirational and Informational Nursing Articles
Working an overnight shift can take some getting used to and isn’t always an easy transition for an internal clock that is used to being awake during the day and sleeping at...
Basic Head-to-Toe Assessment
Basic Head-to-Toe Assessment History of present illness – Brief synopsis of illness from admission to day of care; include treatment and patient responses/cond…
Noticing Subtle Neuro Changes for Nurses
Neuro changes are tough! It is really hard to know if someone is truly changing or if they’re just exhausted because we keep waking them up. Here are some of my neuro nurse tips.. Neuro nurse tips for newbies If your patient is in the intensive care unit, intubated and sedated on propofol, and you need to complete a neuro assessment, you MUST pause the sedation for an accurate assessment. The only time that we do not pause the sedationis if we have a specific order from a physician not to do…
Urinalysis (UA) Interpretation | Health And Willness
Urinalysis interpretation is necessary as a clinician, but nurses should know how to interpret these as well! Read more about UA interpretati..
Face the reality of death head on - Alzheimer's and Dementia
Face the reality of death head on. An article by Shirley Roberts, the author of Doris Inc., on palliative care and dealing with the death of a loved one.
Dementia and Caring for the Aging Parent
Dementia is the word used to describe the symptoms of a large group of illnesses, in which brain cells shrink or disappear. It is a progressive decline in the ability to remember, to think, and to lea