Left sided heart failure I always use this slide when I teach heart failure to my nurses, it helps a lot to understanding the differences.

Left sided heart failure I always use this slide when I teach heart failure to my nurses, it helps a lot to understanding the differences.

Well, this was the most awful experience I have been through. 12 bowel resections later... I hope I never see sepsis on my medical chart!

Well, this was the most awful experience I have been through. 12 bowel resections later... I hope I never see sepsis on my medical chart!

Cardiac Dysrhythmias CheatSheet

Cardiac Dysrhythmias CheatSheet

ECG/EKG and the importance of Potassium (K+). In short, very important for sustaining cardiac rhythm.

ECG/EKG and the importance of Potassium (K+). In short, very important for sustaining cardiac rhythm.

ADDISON’S DISEASE CUSHING’S DISEASE Definition Hyposecretion of adrenocortical hormones leading to: Metabolic disturbances (sugar) Fluid and electrolyte imbalances (salt) Deficiency of neuromuscular function (salt and sex) Hypersecretion of adrenocortical hormone Predisposing Factors Atrophy of the Adrenal gland Fungal infectionsRead more:

ADDISON’S DISEASE CUSHING’S DISEASE Definition Hyposecretion of adrenocortical hormones leading to: Metabolic disturbances (sugar) Fluid and electrolyte imbalances (salt) Deficiency of neuromuscular function (salt and sex) Hypersecretion of adrenocortical hormone Predisposing Factors Atrophy of the Adrenal gland Fungal infectionsRead more:

Nursing Mnemonics: Preload vs Afterload

Nursing Mnemonics: Preload vs Afterload

Preload is the stretch. The amount of volume being returned to the right side of the heart from systemic circulation. Afterload is the squeeze. The amount of resistance the left side of the heart has to overcome in order to eject blood.

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