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A Nursing Care Plan For Vertigo

What do you do when your patient is too dizzy to walk? Be prepared with a nursing care plan for vertigo so you know how to react and what to do to prevent injuries. A Nursing Care Plan for Vertigo What do you do when your patient is experiencing vertigo? You need to create a nursing care plan that will address the causes and risk factors. Here’s how. What is Vertigo Vertigo is often mistaken for dizziness in general, but it is actually the general term …

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6 Rights of Medication Administration Mnemonic

6 Rights of Medication Administration Mnemonic

Master the rights of medication administration with two easy mnemonics. You’ll need this for medical school and to remember all the important steps of giving medications while on the job. What are the Rights of Medication Administration? Before we get into the rights of medication administration mnemonics, it’s important that you understand what they are. The rights of medication administration are the six things you need to remember before you give a patient any medication. Every single one is just as important as the others on …

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ETOH Medical Abbreviation - ETOH Meaning and Application in Nursing

ETOH Medical Abbreviation – ETOH Meaning and Application in Nursing

What does ETOH mean? ETOH is a medical term for ethanol or ethyl alcohol. It has a lot of both medical and recreational uses. Not only is it used in the medical field you will also find it in grain alcohol and alcoholic beverages as well. So this term can mean something different depending on the context. Let’s look closely at the ETOH medical abbreviation and its application in nursing first. ETOH Medical Abbreviation ETOH is not an acronym. These four letters all stand for the …

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Are Nurse's Notes Becoming a Lost Art?

Are Nurse’s Notes Becoming a Lost Art?

For centuries nurses have been documenting the day to day activities and interventions of their patients. A well-crafted nurses note is a work of art, not only conveying the important information regarding their patient’s health status and response to treatment but also setting a tone and telling “the patient story.”

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