Nurse-Fundamentals Articles

Article Name

24-Hour Urine Collection
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Exam
Abdominal Thrust Maneuver (Heimlich)
Abnormal Respirations
Above the Knee Amputations (AKA)
Abuse and Neglect
Acetaminophen Toxicity
Acne Vulgaris
Active Listening
Active Shooter Response
Active Tuberculosis
Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
Acupuncture
Acute Abdomen
Acute and Chronic Thermal Burn Evaluation and Management
Acute Ankle Sprain
Acute Cardiac Tamponade
Acute Cholecystitis
Acute Compartment Syndrome
Acute Kidney Injury (Acute Renal Failure)
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Acute Otitis Media
Acute Renal Colic
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident)
Addiction
Addiction Relapse Prevention
Addison Disease
Adenoidectomy
Adolescent and Idiopathic Scoliosis
Advance Directives
Ageusia
Agitation
Airborne Precautions
Airway Foreign Bodies
Airway Management
Airway Obstruction
Airway, Assessment
Alcohol Sanitizer
Alcohol Use Disorder
Alcohol Withdrawal
Alcoholic Liver Disease
Allen Test
Allergy
Alzheimer Disease
Amenorrhea
Amiodarone
Amitriptyline
Amoxicillin
Ampicillin
Anal Fissures
Anaphylaxis
Anasarca
Anatomy, Abdomen and Pelvis, Prostate
Anatomy, Abdomen and Pelvis, Spleen
Anatomy, Abdomen and Pelvis, Superior Gluteal Nerve
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Achilles Tendon
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Ankle Joint
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Calf Common Peroneal (Fibular) Nerve
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Foot Dorsalis Pedis Artery
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Foot Peroneus Brevis Muscle
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Hip Joint
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Leg Lateral Compartment
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Popliteal Region
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Thigh Nerves
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Thigh Quadriceps Muscle
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Thigh Sartorius Muscle
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Tibialis Anterior Muscles
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Tibialis Posterior Muscle
Anatomy, Deep Tendon Reflexes (Stretch Reflexes)
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Blood Brain Barrier
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Carotid Arteries
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Cerebral Blood Flow
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Ear
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Eye
Anatomy, Lymphatic System
Anatomy, Patient Positioning
Anatomy, Shoulder and Upper Limb, Arm Abductor Muscles
Anatomy, Shoulder and Upper Limb, Forearm Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis Muscle
Anatomy, Shoulder and Upper Limb, Hand Dorsal Interossei Muscle
Anatomy, Shoulder and Upper Limb, Hand Flexor Pollicis Longus Muscle
Anatomy, Shoulder and Upper Limb, Hand Radiocarpal Joint
Anatomy, Shoulder and Upper Limb, Muscles
Anatomy, Shoulder and Upper Limb, Subscapularis Muscle
Anatomy, Shoulder and Upper Limb, Ulnar Nerve
Anatomy, Skin (Integument)
Anatomy, Skin (Integument), Epidermis
Anatomy, Thorax, Heart Aorta
Anatomy, Thorax, Heart Foramen Ovale
Anatomy, Thorax, Heart Pulmonic Valve
Anatomy, Thorax, Triangle of Auscultation
Anemia, Iron Deficiency
Angiodysplasia
Anisocoria
Anorexia Nervosa
Anoxia (Hypoxic Hypoxia)
Anthrax
Antibiotics
Antiemetic Medications
Antihistamines
Anxiety
Aortocaval Compression Syndrome
APGAR Score
Appendicitis
Appendicitis in Pregnancy
Arterial Blood Gas
Arterial Lines
Arterial Occlusion, Acute
Arthritis
Aspart Insulin
Aspiration Pneumonia
Aspiration Risk
Asthma
Atelectasis
Atherosclerosis
Atopic Dermatitis
Atropine
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Autonomic Dysreflexia
AVPU (Alert, Voice, Pain, Unresponsive)
Babesiosis
Babinski Reflex
Baby Bottle Syndrome
Back Pain
Bacterial Diarrhea
Bacterial Pneumonia
Bag Mask Ventilation (Bag Valve Mask, BVM)
Barbiturate Toxicity
Bell Palsy
Below Knee Amputation (BKA)
Benzodiazepines
Biliary Obstruction
Biochemistry, Endorphin
Biologic Warfare Agent Toxicity
Bladder Post Void Residual Volume
Blepharitis
Blindness
Blood Pressure Measurement
Blood Transfusion
Blunt Force Trauma
BMI Classification Percentile And Cut Off Points
Body Image Distortion
Bone Scan
Botulism
Botulism Antitoxin
Bowel Obstruction
Bowel Perforation
Bowel Preparation
Brain Death
Brain Death Criteria
Brain Trauma
BRCA 1 and 2
Breast Examination Techniques
Breast Implants
Breastfeeding
Broca Aphasia
Bronchiolitis
Bullying
Bupropion
Burn Evaluation And Management
Burns Classification
Caffeine
Calcium Channel Blockers
Cancer, Breast
Cancer, Cervical
Cancer, Cervical Screening
Cancer, Colon
Cancer, Endometrial
Cancer, Kaposi Sarcoma
Cancer, Lung
Cancer, Pancreas
Capnography And Pulse Oximetry
Captopril
Carbamazepine
Carbon Monoxide Toxicity
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Enzymes
Cardiac Rehabilitation
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiac Trauma
Cardiopulmonary Arrest
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Bruit
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI)
Central Line Management
Central Line Placement
Central Venous Access of The Subclavian Vein
Cerebral Palsy
Cerumen Impaction
Cervical (Whiplash) Sprain
Cervical Disc Herniation
Cervical Injury
Change In Mental Status
Chest Pain
Chest Tube
Cheyne Stokes Respirations
Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Physical Abuse And Neglect
Child Sexual Abuse And Neglect
Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
Chlamydia
Choking
Cholinergic Toxicity
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Compensatory Measure
Chronic Pain Syndrome
Chronic Renal Failure
Chronic Testicular Pain (Orchialgia)
Chronic Thrombo-Embolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
Clear Liquid Diet
Clindamycin
Clonorchis Sinensis
Clonus
Clostridium Difficile
Codeine
Cognitive Development
Collaboration
Coma
Competency and Capacity
Comprehensive Shoulder Evaluation Strategies
Condoms
Conduction Aphasia
Condyloma Acuminata
Conflict Management
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Conjunctivitis
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
Contact Urticaria
Contraception
Cooling Techniques For Hyperthermia
Cornea Transplantation
Coronary Artery Disease Prevention
Croup
Crutches
Crystalloid Fluids
Cultural Assessment And Treatment Of Psychiatric Patients
Cultural Religious Competence In Clinical Practice
Cupping Therapy
Cushing Disease
Cushing Syndrome
Cutaneous Adverse Drug Reaction (CADR)
Cyanosis
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystitis
Death and Dying
Death, Certification
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Of The Lower Extremity
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis
Defamation
Delirium
Dental Caries
Deontology
Depression
Dermatitis Herpetiformis
Developmental Stages of Social Emotional Development In Children
Dexamethasone
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
Diabetic Neuropathy
Diarrhea
Diazepam
Dietary Calcium
Diltiazem
Diphenhydramine
Disaster Planning
Distributive Shock
Diverticulosis
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR)
Domestic Violence
Dose Calculation
Dose Calculation (Desired Over Have Formula)
Dose Calculation (Dimensional Analysis, Factor-Label Method)
Dose Calculation (Ratio and Proportion)
Drowning
Drug Elimination
Drug Interactions In Palliative Care
Drug Metabolism
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Dumping Syndrome
Duty to Warn
Dyspnea
Dysuria
Egophony
Electrolytes
Empathy
Emphysema
Empowerment
EMS, Care Teams In Disaster Response
EMS, Mass Casualty Triage
EMS, Weapons Of Mass Destruction And Related Injury
End of Life
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enteric Feedings
Epidemiology Morbidity And Mortality
Epidemiology Of Prevention Of Communicable Diseases
Epidemiology Of Study Design
Epidural Anesthesia
Epidural Morphine
Epinephrine
Epistaxis (Nose Bleed)
Erythema Multiforme
Esophageal Varices
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
Essential Hypertension
Evidence Based Medicine (EBM)
External Hemorrhoid
Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
Fascial Dehiscence
Febrile Seizure
Fecal Impaction
Fecal Incontinence
Fecal Occult Blood Test (Hemoccult)
Female Athlete Triad
Femoral Vein Central Venous Access
Femur Immobilization
Fentanyl
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Fibrinogen
First Degree Burn
First Pass Effect
Fluid Management
Folic Acid (Folate) Deficiency
Folliculitis
Food Allergies
Foreign Body Aspiration
Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)
Functional Abdominal Pain In Children
Furosemide
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Gastroparesis
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Genital Warts
Gestational Diabetes
Glasgow Coma Scale
Glaucoma
Glyburide
Good Samaritan Laws
Gout (Podagra)
Grief Reaction
Grief Support
Group Therapy
Gynecologic Examination
H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu)
Halitosis
Hand Washing (Hand Hygiene)
Health Information Technology
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Health Screening
Hearing Loss
Heat Stroke
Height Assessment
Helicobacter Pylori
Hematocrit (HCT)
Hematuria
Hemorrhage Control
Hemorrhagic Shock
Heparin
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
Hepatic Cirrhosis
Hepatic Failure
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis C
Histology, Corpus Albicans
Histology, Male Urethra
Histology, Mast Cells
HIV Disease
Holter Monitor
Home Oxygen Therapy
Hospice Appropriate Diagnoses
Hospice Care
Hospital Acquired Infections
Human Insulin
Human Trafficking
Hydrocodone
Hydromorphone
Hydroxyurea Toxicity
Hymenoptera Stings (Bee, Vespids and Ants)
Hypercalcemia
Hypercholesterolemia
Hyperemesis Gravidarum
Hyperglycemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypernatremia
Hypocalcemia
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hyponatremia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypotension
Hypothermia
Hypothyroidism
Hypovolemic Shock
Ileostomy
Immunization
Immunodeficiency
Impetigo
Inappropriate Medical Abbreviations
Increased Intracranial Pressure
Infantile Botulism
Infection Control
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Informatics
Informed Consent
Insulin Lispro
Internal Hemorrhoid
Intertrochanteric Femur Fracture
Interview Techniques
Intracranial Hypertension
Intraductal Papilloma
Intraocular Pressure
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Jaundice
Jod Basedow Syndrome
Ketamine
Ketogenic Diet
Knee Arthrocentesis
Knee Arthroplasty
Laceration
Lactose Intolerance
Laminectomy
Language Barrier
Late Onset Depression
Latex Allergy
Lead Toxicity
Lipodystrophies
Liver Biopsy
Low Carbohydrate Diet
Low Cholesterol Diet
Lower Extremity Amputation
Lung Exam
Lung Sounds
Magnesium
Male Urinary Retention
Massive Transfusion
Mastectomy
Mean
Measles
Mechanical Back Strain
Mechanical Ventilation
Meconium
Medical Error
Medical Error Prevention
Medical Ethics
Medical History
Medical Malpractice
Medication Errors
Meniere Disease
Meningitis
Mental Status Examination
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
Metoclopramide
Misoprostol
Mitral Stenosis
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mononucleosis
Moro Reflex
Morphine
Motor Vehicle Collisions (MVCs)
Mumps
Muscle Strength Grading
Musculoskeletal Examination
Nail Clubbing
Naloxone
Narcolepsy
National Quality Forum (NQF)
Needlestick
Neonatal Sepsis
Nephrotic Syndrome
Neuroanatomy, Cavernous Sinus
Neuroanatomy, Cranial Nerve
Neuroanatomy, Cranial Nerve 2 (Optic)
Neuroanatomy, Cranial Nerve 4 (Trochlear)
Neuroanatomy, Cranial Nerve 5 (Trigeminal)
Neuroanatomy, Medulla Oblongata
Neuroanatomy, Middle Meningeal Arteries
Neuroanatomy, Nucleus Ambiguus
Neuroanatomy, Nucleus Raphe
Neuroanatomy, Nucleus Trigeminal
Neuroanatomy, Spinal Nerves
Neuroanatomy, Spinothalamic Tract
Neuroanatomy, Sympathetic Nervous System
Neuropathy
Neuropsychological Assessment
Neutropenia
Night Terrors
Nitroglycerin
Nitrous Oxide
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Normal Saline
NPH Insulin
Nursing Admission Assessment and Examination
Nursing Advocacy
Nursing Bedpan Management
Nursing Ethical Considerations
Nursing Five Rights of Delegation
Nursing Grief and Loss
Nursing Process
Nursing Professional Development (NPD)
Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Leadership
Nursing Professional Development (NPD) Standards
Nursing Shared Governance
Nursing Shortage
Obesity
Occupational Therapy
Ondansetron
Opioid
Opioid Addiction
Opioid Overdose
Opioid Toxicity
Oral Contraceptive Pills
Organophosphate Toxicity
Oropharyngeal Airway
Orthostasis
Orthostatic Hypotension
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis
Oxycodone
Oxygen Administration
Oxygen Saturation
Oxygen Toxicity
P wave
Palliative Care
Papanicolaou Smear
Paracentesis
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonism
Paronychia
Pathology, Inflammation
Patient Communication In Substance Abuse Disorders
Patient Confidentiality
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
Patient Rights
Patient Self-Determination Act
Pediatric Asthma
Pediatric Bronchiolitis
Pediatric Dehydration
Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Pediatric Pneumonia
Pediculosis Humanis (Lice, Capitis, Pubis)
Percutaneous Central Catheter (PICC)
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Tube
Peripheral Line Placement
Peripheral Pulse
Pernicious Anemia
Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
Pes Planus
Petechiae
Phantom Limb Pain
Physiology, Bile Secretion
Physiology, Blood Pressure Age Related Changes
Physiology, Body Fluids
Physiology, Body Mass Index (BMI)
Physiology, Bradykinin
Physiology, Carbohydrates
Physiology, Cardiac Cycle
Physiology, Cardiovascular
Physiology, Central Venous Pressure
Physiology, Digestion
Physiology, Edema
Physiology, Exercise
Physiology, Exocrine Gland
Physiology, Gastric Inhibitory Peptide
Physiology, Glomerular Filtration Rate (GFR)
Physiology, Heart Sounds
Physiology, Hemostasis
Physiology, Korotkoff Sound
Physiology, Lactation
Physiology, Long Term Memory
Physiology, Mean Arterial Pressure
Physiology, Myocardial Oxygen Demand
Physiology, Newborn
Physiology, Night Vision
Physiology, Nociception
Physiology, Nociceptive Pathways
Physiology, Opioid Receptor
Physiology, Osmoregulation and Excretion
Physiology, Oxygen Transport
Physiology, Pain
Physiology, Puberty
Physiology, Pulse Pressure
Physiology, REM Sleep
Physiology, Respiratory Acidosis
Physiology, Respiratory Drive
Physiology, Respiratory Rate
Physiology, Serotonin
Physiology, Sinoatrial Node (SA Node)
Physiology, Sleep Patterns
Physiology, Sleep Stages
Physiology, Stomach
Physiology, Temperature Regulation
Physiology, Thermal Regulation
Physiology, Tidal Volume
Physiology, Vision
Piaget
Placebo Effect
Plague
Plasma Glucose
Pleural Effusion
Pleural Friction Rub
Pneumonia, Ventilator-associated
Pneumothorax
Poison Control In The United States
Polio Vaccine
Polycythemia
Post Resuscitation Management
Post-op Urinary Retention
Postoperative Pain Control
Postpartum Depression
Potassium
Power of Attorney
Precautions, Bloodborne, Contact, and Droplet
Predictive Medicine
Pregnancy
Prehypertension
Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC)
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Presyncope
Preterm Labor
Prevention of Inappropriate Self-Extraction of Foley Catheters
Prevention Strategies
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Procedural Sedation
Prostate Cancer
Pseudohypoparathyroidism
Psoriasis
Psychosis
Pulmonary Function Tests
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulse Oximetry
Pulsus Paradoxus
Pupillary Light Reflex
Purpura Fulminans
Pursed-lip Breathing
Qualitative Study
Radiation Therapy
Raynaud Disease (Raynaud Phenomenon, Raynaud Syndrome)
Recognizing Alcohol and Drug Impairment in the Workplace in Florida
Rectal Exam
Relaxation Techniques
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
Renal Artery Stenosis
Renal Calculi
Renal Failure
Research Ethics
Research Study
Respiratory Failure
Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection (RSV)
Retinal Detachment
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Right Heart Failure
Ringer's Lactate
Rinne Test
Salicylates Toxicity
Salicylic Acid (Aspirin)
Scalp Catheritization
Scarlet Fever
Schizophrenia
Sciatica
Seizure
Seizure Precautions
Seizure, Postictal State
Sepsis (Septic), Peritonitis
Septic Shock (Sepsis)
Serotonin Syndrome
Sexual Assault History and Physical
Shellfish Allergy
Shigella (Shigellosis)
Shock
Short Term Memory Impairment
Sinus Bradycardia
Sjogren Syndrome
Skin (Integument) Antiseptics
Sleep Deprivation
Smallpox (Variola)
Smoking (Tobacco)
SOAP Notes
Social Relations
Spasticity
Spider Angioma
Statin Medications
Steppage Gait
Sterile Technique
Stimulants
Strangulation Injuries
Stress Management
Stress Reaction and Fractures
Stridor
Stroke Prevention
Sudden Cardiac Death
Suicide Risk
Suicide Screening and Prevention
Sunscreens And Photoprotection
Surgical Airway Suctioning
Surgical Fire Safety
Sutures And Needles
Syncope And Related Paroxysmal Spells
Syphilis
Tachypnea
Tanner Stages
Telemedicine
Temper Tantrums
Tetanus
Tetralogy of Fallot
The Importance Of Cultural Competence in Pain and Palliative Care
Theophylline
Thermal Burns
Tibial Anterior Compartment Syndrome
Tinea (Pityriasis) Versicolor
Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy
Tort
Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) Techniques
Transfusion Reactions
Trauma Neurological Exam
Traumatic Brain Injury
Travelers Diarrhea
Tricuspid Stenosis
Tuberculosis
Ultrasound Guided Intravenous Access
Unconscious Patient
Universal Precautions
Uremic Pericarditis
Urinary Tract Infection
Uterine Leiomyomata (Fibroids)
Vaccine (Vaccination)
Vaginitis
Variance
Varicella Zoster (Chickenpox)
Vasovagal Episode
Vein Obstruction
Venous Gas Embolism
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Violent Patients
Viral Diarrhea
Viral Gastroenteritis
Virchow Triad
Vitamin B12 Deficiency (Cobalamin)
Vitamin C Deficiency (Scurvy)
Vitamin K Deficiency
Volar Splinting
Volume of Distribution
Warfarin
Warfarin Drug Interactions
Wart (Plantar, Verruca Vulgaris, Verrucae)
Weber Test
Weight Bearing
Wheezing
Work Culture
Wound Closure Techniques
Wound Debridement
Wound Dehiscence
Wound Dressings
Wound Healing
Wound Irrigation
Wound Pressure Injury Management