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Understanding Parkinson's Disease anatomy poster lists symptoms such as decreased/loss of sense of smell, depression, sleep problems, etc.

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8 Immune-Boosting Recipes That Will Strengthen & Energize Your Body

BP meds.... If you have an older parent or grand parent you should know this!!! There are RULES FOR BP MEDS!!!! You DO NOT just take some pills every day. Know your meds.

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Nursing Health Assessment Mnemonics & Tips

Health History Assessment: “SAMPLE” In general, do not obtain a detailed history until life-threatening injuries have been identified and therapy has been initiated. The secondary survey is essentially a head-to-toe assessment of progress, vital signs, etc. More nursing mnemonics at: http://nurseslabs.com/nursing-health-assessment-mnemonics-tips/

A toxidrome is a syndrome (set of symptoms) caused by specific medications or toxins. 5 big ones: 1. Anticholinergic: low potency antipsychotics, oxybutinin, ipratropium 2. Cholinergic: ACh antagonists (atropine, scopolamine), AChEIs (organophosphates) 3. Opioid: Morphine, heroin, hydromorphone, etc 4. Sympathomimetic: epinephrine, cocaine, amphetamine (Aderol), methylphenidate (Ritalin) 5. Sedative-Hypnotic: Benzodiazepines, barbituates, “Z-drugs” (zopiclone, zolpidem), antihistamines