The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The Anatomy of the Respiratory System

The respiratory system consists of the airways, lungs, bony thorax, and respiratory muscles and functions in conjunction with the central nervous system (CNS). These structures work together to deliver oxygen to the bloodstream and remove excess carbon dioxide from the body. More »

 

5 Steps of the Nursing Process

5 Steps of the Nursing Process Nursing should need to know. The common thread uniting different types of nurses who work in varied areas is the nursing process—the essential core of practice for the registered nurse to deliver holistic, patient-focused

Anatomy of the Eye

The eye is the sensory organ of sight. It’s a hollow ball filled with fluid (vitreous humor) and consists of three layers: • fibrous outer layer — sclera, bulbar conjunctiva, and cornea • vascular middle layer — iris, ciliary body,

10 Best Hospitals in Washington for Nurses 2017

Look to the following 10 Best hospitals in Washington state for nurses to work for based on nurse’s ratings and reviews. 1. Evergreen Health Medical Center RATING AT  4.7 FAVOURITE  100% Great teamwork with all health care providers. Great fundamentals.

Transfusion Reactions Nursing Notes

Any patient receiving a transfusion of blood or blood products is at risk for a transfusion reaction. An immediate reaction may occur during the transfusion itself or several hours after the transfusion. The chart below describes immediate reactions.    

Thyroid and parathyroid Agents Cheat Sheet

THYROID AGENTS When thyroid function is low, thyroid hormone needs to be replaced to ensure adequate metabolism and homeostasis in the body. When thyroid function is too high, the resultant systemic effects can be serious, and the thyroid will need