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 »

 

Emergency Trauma Assessment NCLEX Notes

Trauma Nursing Education Description “Trauma is the leading cause of death for Americans between the ages of 1 and 46 years, the third cause of death across all age groups.” 1 Trauma injuries account for 30% of life years lost

RN VS LPN Job Duties

Registered nurse and licensed practical nurse (LPN) job duties can vary greatly. By law, RNs are required to oversee LPNs. This model varies by healthcare setting. For example, in a hospital setting, one RN may be assigned seven patients on

Registered Nurse (RN) VS (LPN) Salary

RN vs. LPN Salary RN’s make more money than LPN’s. See the below salary table outlining the increase in pay from an LPN vs RN position by state. RN and LPN salaries can vary greatly from state to state. This

Beta 1 or Beta 2 What’s a Nurse to Do?

Beta Blockers – Medication Overview   What: Beta 1 receptors are found primarily in the Heart 1 Heart Beta 1 and Beta 2 Receptors are found in the Lungs 2 Lungs Beta 2 Why: The concept is important since Beta

Arterial Blood Gases Diagnostic Procedure

Remember these 3 Phases for any Laboratory Diagnostic Test. Pretest 2. Intra Test 3. Post Test Pretest: Client Preparation Intra Test: Specimen Collection and VS Monitoring Post Test: Monitoring and follow up nursing care You May also read this CBC