Endocrine System

Endocrine System

I. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF ENDOCRINE GLANDS A. Functions 1. Maintenance and regulation of vital functions 2. Response to stress and injury 3. Growth and development 4. Energy metabolism 5. Reproduction 6. Fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balance More »


IV Fluid Calculation Cheat Sheet


How to calculate IV flow rates: Intravenous fluid must be given at a specific rate, neither too fast nor too slow. The specific rate may be measured as ml/hour, L/hour or drops/min. To control or adjust the flow rate only

Coronary Artery Disease Diagnostic Highlights & Solution

Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of death and illness in Western societies. A number of conditions result from CAD, including angina, congestive heart failure, and sudden cardiac death. CAD results when decreased blood flow through the coronary

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Treatment Cheat Sheet


Diabetic Ketoacidosis Treatment ESSENTIALS OF DIAGNOSIS ▶ Hyperglycemia > 250 mg/dL (13.9 mmol/L). ▶ Acidosis with blood pH < 7.3. ▶ Serum bicarbonate < 15 mEq/L. ▶ Serum positive for ketones. Treatment Patients with mild diabetic ketoacidosis are alert and

NCLEX One Page Study


NCLEX One Page Study is a Short time Learning. following are the Main Points of NCLEX One Page Study. Find Out Normal Vital Signs In, Infant, Child and Adults. Lab Values:  Medication Administration Conversion Chart NORMAL VITAL SIGNS Infant (0-12

Basic ECG/EKG Rhythms NCLEX Cheat sheet


11 Rhythms Nurses Need to Know. 1: V-Fib:     Ventricular Fibrillation 2: V-Tach:   Ventricular Tachycardia 3: Tordaade de Points: Type  of Ventricular Tachycardia 4: SVT*: Supraventricular Tachycardia 5: STEMI: ST Elevattion Myocardial Infarction 6: A-Fib: Atrial Flutter 7: PVC: Premature Ventricular