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Nursing Interventions for Acute and Chronic Pain Management

Nursing Interventions for Acute and Chronic Pain Management

What are all the different nursing interventions we can do? It often depends on which kind of pain it is. Is it chronic pain? Is it acute pain? Let’s look at both kinds and the different nursing interventions we can use to manage their pain.

What is the Nursing Diagnosis for Diabetes?

What is the Nursing Diagnoses for Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common conditions you will come across as a nurse and carries with it many complications and considerations. When considering nursing diagnoses for diabetes, you must understand and take these complications into account.

What Does It Mean to Blow a Vein?

What Does It Mean to Blog a Vein?

Starting IVs is one of the most exciting skills new nurses learn, and it can also be one of the most difficult. While threading a plastic catheter into a vein may seem straightforward when reading about it in a book, in practice, many things can go wrong or make the process more difficult. You may hear many nurses talk about “blowing a vein” when they were not successful in an IV start. However, what does it mean to blow a vein?

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