Nurse-Medical/Surgical Articles

Article Name

24-Hour Urine Collection
2-Octyl Cyanoacrylate
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Abdominal Exam
Abdominal Thrust Maneuver (Heimlich)
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding)
Above the Knee Amputations (AKA)
Abuse and Neglect
ACE Inhibitors
Acetaminophen
Acetaminophen Toxicity
Acromegaly
Active Tuberculosis
Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
Acute and Chronic Liver Failure
Acute and Chronic Thermal Burn Evaluation and Management
Acute Cardiac Tamponade
Acute Cholecystitis
Acute Compartment Syndrome
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Cystitis
Acute Hepatitis
Acute Kidney Injury (Acute Renal Failure)
Acute Liver Failure
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Acute Pancreatitis
Acute Pyelonephritis
Acute Renal Colic
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Acute Scrotum Pain
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident)
Acute Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
Addison Disease
Addisonian Crisis
Adenopathy
Adenosine
Adrenal Crisis
Adrenal Insufficiency
Advance Directives
Afferent Loop Syndrome
Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Agitation
Airborne Precautions
Airway Foreign Bodies
Airway Management
Airway Obstruction
Airway, Assessment
Albuterol
Alcohol Sanitizer
Alcohol Use Disorder
Alcohol Withdrawal
Alcoholic Liver Disease
Alcoholic Pancreatitis
Alkalosis
Allen Test
Allergic And Environmental Induced Asthma
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Almotriptan
Alopecia
Alprazolam
Aluminum Hydroxide
Amebic Colitis
Amebic Meningoencephalitis
Amenorrhea, Secondary
Aminoglycosides
Aminophylline
Amlodipine
Amoxapine
Amphetamine Related Psychiatric Disorders
Ampicillin/Sulbactam
Anaerobic Infections
Anal Fissures
Analgesic Nephropathy
Anaphylaxis
Anasarca
Anatomy, Abdomen and Pelvis, Abdomen
Anatomy, Abdomen and Pelvis, Femoral Region
Anatomy, Abdomen and Pelvis, Femoral Triangle
Anatomy, Abdomen and Pelvis, Genitofemoral Nerve
Anatomy, Abdomen and Pelvis, Hip Arteries
Anatomy, Abdomen and Pelvis, Inguinal (Crural, Pouparts) Ligament
Anatomy, Abdomen and Pelvis, Rectum
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Nerves
Anatomy, Bony Pelvis and Lower Limb, Posterior Tibial Artery
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Carotid Arteries
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Cerebral Blood Flow
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Pharynx Muscles
Anatomy, Head and Neck, Posterior Auricular Nerve
Anatomy, Patient Positioning
Anatomy, Thorax, Heart Left Atrial Appendage
Anemia, Iron Deficiency
Angiodysplasia
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEI)
Anoxia (Hypoxic Hypoxia)
Antacids
Antalgic Gait In Children
Anterior Hip (Femur) Dislocation
Antiarrhythmic Medications
Antifungal Membrane Function Inhibitors (Amphotericin B)
Antifungal, Ergosterol Synthesis Inhibitors (Conazoles)
Antilipemic Agents, HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Anxiety
Aplastic Anemia
Appendicitis
Appendix Imaging
Arterial Blood Gas
Arterial Occlusion, Acute
Artery Cannulation
Ascites
Aspergilloma
Aspiration Pneumonia
Aspiration Risk
Asthma
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
Asystole
Atelectasis
Atenolol
Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib)
Atropine
Autonomic Dysreflexia
AVPU (Alert, Voice, Pain, Unresponsive)
Babinski Reflex
Bacitracin Topical
Back Pain
Bacteremia
Bacterial Diarrhea
Bacterial Pneumonia
Bacterial Sepsis
Bacteroides Fragilis
Barotrauma And Mechanical Ventilation
Benzathine Penicillin
Benzodiazepine Toxicity
Benzodiazepines
Beta 2 Agonists
Beta Blockers
Biceps Tendon Rupture
Biochemistry, Anaerobic Glycolysis
Biochemistry, Iron Absorption
Biochemistry, Myoglobin
Bisacodyl
Bisphosphonate
Black Widow Spider Toxicity
Bladder Post Void Residual Volume
Bladder Stones
Bleach Toxicity
Blindness
Blood Donation
Blood Pressure Measurement
Blood Product Safety
Blood Transfusion
Blunt Head Trauma
BMI Classification Percentile And Cut Off Points
Bowel Adhesions
Bowel Obstruction
Bowel Perforation
Bowel Preparation
Bowel, Obstruction Large
Brachial Plexus Injuries
Brain Trauma
Breast Fat Necrosis
Bronchoscopy
Brudzinski Sign
Buerger Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans)
Bullous Myringitis
Bupivacaine
Burn Evaluation And Management
Burns Classification
Buspirone
Calcium Channel Blockers
Cancer, Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
Cancer, Bladder
Cancer, Breast
Cancer, Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Cancer, Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Cancer, Colon
Cancer, Esophageal
Cancer, Pancreas
Cancer, Thyroid
Carbamazepine
Carbon Dioxide Narcosis
Cardiac Abscess
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization Risks and Complications
Cardiac Exam
Cardiac Surgery
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Cardioversion, Pharmacological
Carvedilol
Catheter Directed Thrombolysis Of Pulmonary Embolism
Cellulitis
Central Line
Central Line Management
Central Pontine Myelinolysis
Central Retinal Vein Occlusion
Central Vertigo
Cerebellar Hematoma
Cerebral Aneurysm
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke)
Cerumen Impaction
Cervical Dysplasia
Cesarean Section
Change In Mental Status
Chest Pain
Chest Tube
Cheyne Stokes Respirations
Chlamydia
Chlordiazepoxide
Chlorpromazine
Chlorthalidone
Choking
Cholecalciferol
Cholinergic Toxicity
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Chronic Anemia
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Diarrhea
Chronic Emphysema
Chronic Pain Syndrome
Chronic Pancreatitis
Chronic Renal Failure
Chronic Thrombo-Embolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
Clear Liquid Diet
Clonidine
Clopidogrel
Clostridium Botulinum
Clostridium Difficile
Cocaine Toxicity
Codeine
Colon Resection
Coma
Conduction Aphasia
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Conjunctivitis
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
Contact Urticaria
Cooling Techniques For Hyperthermia
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
Coronary Artery Disease Prevention
Coronary CT Angiography
Coronary Perfusion Pressure
Costochondritis
COX Inhibitors
Creatine Phosphokinase
Creatinine Clearance
Crohn Disease
Crystalloid Fluids
Cultural Assessment And Treatment Of Psychiatric Patients
Cultural Religious Competence In Clinical Practice
Cushing Disease
Cushing Syndrome
Cyclobenzaprine
Cyclosporine
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystitis
Cystoscopy
D Dimer
Dacryoadenitis
Dantrolene
De Quervain Thyroiditis
Death and Dying
Decubitus Ulcer
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Of The Lower Extremity
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis
Delirium
Delirium Tremens (DT)
Dengue Fever
Depolarizing Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus Type 1
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
Diabetic Perioperative Management
Digoxin Toxicity
Diltiazem
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
Distal Femur Fractures
Disulfiram
Diverticulosis
Diving Mask Squeeze
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR)
Dopamine
Dose Calculation
Dose Calculation (Ratio and Proportion)
Doxylamine
Drug Elimination
Drug Induced Esophagitis
Drug Interactions In Palliative Care
Drug Metabolism
Dumping Syndrome
Duodenal Perforation
Dyspnea, Palliative
Dysuria
Ectopic Thyroid
Elbow Dislocation
Electrical Alternans
Electrical Injuries
Electrocardiogram
Electrolytes
Emphysema
EMS, Chest Injury
Enalaprilat
End of Life
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Endotracheal Tube (ET)
End-Stage Renal Disease
Enoxaparin
Enteric Feedings
Epidermal Inclusion Cyst
Epidural Morphine
Eplerenone
Erythromycin
Escharotomy
Esmolol
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
Essential Hypertension
Estradiol
Excited (Agitated) Delirium
External Hemorrhoid
Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS)
Facial Nerve Palsy
Familial Hyperlipidemia Type 1
Fascial Dehiscence
Fat Embolism
Febuxostat
Fecal Impaction
Female Urinary Retention
Femoral Nerve Block
Femoral Vein Central Venous Access
Femur Immobilization
Fentanyl
Fibrinogen
First Degree Burn
Fluconazole
Fluid Management
Flumazenil
Fluoxetine
Folinic Acid
Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO)
Fournier Gangrene
Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)
Functional Abdominal Pain In Children
Furosemide
Gallbladder Empyema
Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB, "G", Liquid X, Liquid E, Juice, Mils, Fantasy) Toxicity
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Gemfibrozil
Genetics, Trinucleotide
Geriatric Head Injury
Giardia Lamblia Enteritis
Glaucoma
Glucose Tolerance Test
Good Samaritan Laws
Gout (Podagra)
Grief Reaction
Grief Support
Guillain Barre Syndrome
H2 Blockers
Hand Nerve Compression Syndromes
Hand Washing (Hand Hygiene)
Head Trauma
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Heart Failure And Ejection Fraction
Hematocrit (HCT)
Hemoglobin A1C
Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction
Hemophilia
Hemorrhagic Shock
Hemorrhoidectomy
Heparin
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
Hepatic Cirrhosis
Hepatic Encephalopathy
Hepatic Failure
Hepatojugular Reflux
Hereditary Angioedema
Heroin Toxicity
High Flow Nasal Cannula
Hip Precautions
Histamine (Scombroid Toxicity, Mahi-Mahi Flush) Toxicity
Histology, Alveolar Macrophages
HIV Disease
Hoffmann Sign
Home Oxygen Therapy
Hospice Care
Human Insulin
Human Trafficking
Hungry Bone Syndrome
Hyaluronidase
Hydrocodone
Hydromorphone
Hyperbaric Cardiovascular Effects
Hypercalcemia
Hypercholesterolemia
Hyperglycemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Coma (HHNC, Hyperosmolar Hyperglycemic Nonketotic Syndrome)
Hyperthyroidism
Hypertonic Fluids
Hypocalcemia
Hypocarbia
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypomagnesemia
Hyponatremia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypophosphatemia
Hypothermia
Hypothyroidism
Hypovolemic Shock
Ibuprofen
Ileostomy
Impaired Wound Healing
Implantable Loop Recorder
Increased Intracranial Pressure
Infection Control
Influenza Vaccine
Informed Consent
Inhaled Corticosteroids
Insensible Fluid Loss
Insulin Lispro
Internal Jugular Vein Thrombosis
Intertrigo
Interview Techniques
Intracranial Hypertension
Intracranial Pressure Monitoring
Intrathecal Delivery System
Intrathecal Morphine
Iontophoresis Analgesic Medications
Ipratropium
Iron
Keratoacanthoma
Ketoacidosis
Ketorolac
Laceration
Lactulose
Laminectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Lateral Medullary Syndrome
Latex Allergy
Linezolid
Lipid Emulsion Therapy
Liver Biopsy
Loop Diuretics
Low Cholesterol Diet
Low Molecular Weight Heparin (LMWH)
Lower Extremity Amputation
Lung Exam
Lung Sounds
Lymphocytosis
Macrocytic Anemia
Magnesium
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Gadolinium
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Contraindications
Malabsorption Syndromes
Malassezia Furfur
Male Urinary Retention
MALToma
Mannitol
Mastectomy
Mechanical Ventilation
Mediastinal Nonseminoma
Medical Error
Medical Error Prevention
Medical Ethics
Medication Errors
Meningitis
Mental Status Examination
Meperidine
Meteorism (Tympanites)
Metformin
Methamphetamine Toxicity
Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
Metoclopramide
Metolazone
Metronidazole
Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
Migratory Thrombophlebitis
Minoxidil
Mirizzi Syndrome
Misoprostol
Mitral Stenosis
Mittelschmerz
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOI)
Morphine
Mucormycosis
Mural Thrombi
Myelophthisic Anemia
Myocardial Infarction
Myocardial Infarction Serum Markers
Myxedema
Nail Clubbing
Naloxone
Nebivolol
Necrotizing Fasciitis
Nephrotic Syndrome
Nephrotoxic Medications
Neuroanatomy, Conus Medullaris
Neuroanatomy, Cranial Nerve 10 (Vagus Nerve)
Neuroanatomy, Parasympathetic Nervous System
Neuroanatomy, Stellate Ganglion
Neurogenic Shock
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
Neurosurgery, Sensory Homunculus
Neurosyphilis
Niacin (Nicotinic Acid)
Nifedipine
Nitroglycerin
Nitrous Oxide
Non ST Segment Elevation (NSTEMI) Myocardial Infarction
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Nosocomial Pneumonia
NPH Insulin
Nursing Five Rights of Delegation
Nursing Grief and Loss
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Olmesartan
Omeprazole
Ondansetron
Open Cholecystectomy
Opioid
Opioid Addiction
Opioid Analgesics
Opioid Toxicity
Opioid Withdrawal
Opioid, Risk Tool
Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)
Oral Hypoglycemic Medications
Orchitis
Orthostatic Hypotension
Oseltamivir
Osteomyelitis
Oxygen Administration
Oxygen Toxicity
Pacemaker Malfunction
Pamidronate
Pancreas Imaging
Pancreatitis
Pancrelipase
Panic Disorder (Attack)
Pantoprazole
Paracentesis
Paradoxical Embolism
Paraganglioma
Paraphimosis
Parkinson Disease
Parkland Formula
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
Partial Pressure Of Oxygen (PO2)
Partial Thromboplastin Time
Patient Communication In Substance Abuse Disorders
Patient Confidentiality
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
Patient Rights
Patient Self-Determination Act
Pediatric Asthma
Pediatric Dehydration
Penetrating Abdominal Trauma
Penicillin Allergy
Peptic Ulcer Disease
Percutaneous Central Catheter (PICC)
Percutaneous Nephrostomy
Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA)
Perianal Abscess
Pericardial Calcification
Perinephric Abscess
Peripheral Line Placement
Peripheral Pulse
Perirectal Abscess
Peritoneal Dialysis
Pernicious Anemia
Petechiae
Phantom Limb Pain
Phenobarbital
Phenytoin
Physiology, Albumin
Physiology, Alveolar to Arterial Oxygen Gradient (Aa Gradient)
Physiology, Bile Secretion
Physiology, Blood Pressure Age Related Changes
Physiology, Body Fluids
Physiology, Central Venous Pressure
Physiology, Complement Cascade
Physiology, Edema
Physiology, Gastrocolic Reflex (Gastrocolic Response)
Physiology, Gastrointestinal Hormonal Control
Physiology, Hemostasis
Physiology, Nociception
Physiology, Olfactory
Physiology, Parathyroid
Physiology, Respiratory Drive
Physiology, Stress Reaction
Physiology, Temperature Regulation
Physiology, Thermal Regulation
Physiology, Vibratory Sense
Pleural Effusion
Plummer Vinson Syndrome
Pneumocystis (Carinii) Jiroveci Pneumonia
Pneumonia, Psittacosis
Pneumothorax
Poison Control In The United States
Polycythemia
Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome
Positive End-Expiratory Pressure (PEEP)
Posterior Myocardial Infarction
Postictal Seizure State
Post-op Urinary Retention
Postoperative Delirium
Postoperative Fever
Postoperative Nausea
Postoperative Pain Control
Potassium
Power of Attorney
Precautions, Bloodborne, Contact, and Droplet
Prednisone
Prehypertension
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
Preoperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Presyncope
Prevention of Inappropriate Self-Extraction of Foley Catheters
Promethazine
Prosthetic Heart Valve
Protamine
Protected Health Information (PHI)
Protein C Deficiency
Proteus Mirabilis Infections
Pseudohyponatremia
Psychosis
Pulmonic Regurgitation
Pulse Oximetry
Pulseless Electrical Activity
Pulsus Paradoxus
Pure Red Cell Aplasia
Purpura Fulminans
Radiation Therapy
Raloxifene
Ranitidine
Reactive Arthritis (Reiter Syndrome)
Recognizing Alcohol and Drug Impairment in the Workplace in Florida
Rectal Exam
Red Man Syndrome
Regular Insulin
Renal Biopsy
Renal Failure
Renal Function Tests
Respiratory Failure
Risperidone
Rotator Cuff Injury
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Salicylic Acid (Aspirin)
Salmonella Typhi
Saphenous Vein Grafts
Scabies (Sarcoptes Scabiei)
Scalp Laceration
Schizophrenia
Scleroderma (Systemic Sclerosis)
Seizure
Seizure Medications
Seizure Precautions
Septic Arthritis
Septic Shock (Sepsis)
Serum Myoglobin
Shellfish Allergy
Shock
Short Term Memory Impairment
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Squeeze (Barosinusitis, Aerosinusitis)
Sinus Tachycardia
Sjogren Syndrome
Skin (Integument) Antiseptics
Skin Tags
Small Bowel Obstruction
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
Smoking (Tobacco)
Smoking Cessation
Spinal Shock
Splenic Infarcts
Splenomegaly
Statin Medications
Status Asthmaticus
Status Epilepticus
Sterile Technique
Stevens Johnson Syndrome (Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis)
Still Disease
Streptococcus Group B
Streptococcus Pneumoniae
Stress Incontinence
Stroke Anticoagulation
Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
Sulfonylureas
Surgical Airway Suctioning
Surgical Fire Safety
Sympathomimetic Toxicity
Syncope And Related Paroxysmal Spells
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH)
Tachypnea
Tamoxifen
Tenosynovitis
Terazosin
Tetanus
Tetracycline
The Importance Of Cultural Competence in Pain and Palliative Care
Theophylline
Thermal Burns
Thiazide Diuretics
Third Generation Cephalosporins
Third-Degree Atrioventricular Block
Thoracentesis
Thrombocytopenia
Thromboembolic Event
Thyroid Disease And Pregnancy
Thyroid Storm
Thyrotoxicosis
Tinea Corporis
TNM Classification
Tobramycin
Tonsillitis
Torsade de Pointes
Toxic Megacolon
Toxicology Screening
Tracheo Innominate Artery Fistula
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Transfusion Reactions
Trauma Care Principles
Troponin
Tuberculosis
Tubular Adenoma
Ultrasound Guided Intravenous Access
Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemia
Unconscious Patient
Universal Precautions
Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Urinary Tract Infection
Urosepsis
Vaginal Bleeding
Vaginal Candidiasis (Vulvovaginal Candidiasis)
Valsalva Maneuver
Vancomycin
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Vasculitis
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Premature Complexes
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT, V Tach)
Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt
Verapamil
Viral Arthritis
Viral Diarrhea
Viral Meningitis
Vital Sign Assessment
Vitamin B1 Thiamine Deficiency (Beriberi)
Volvulus
Warfarin
Warfarin Drug Interactions
Warfarin Toxicity
Weight Bearing
Wernicke Encephalopathy
West Nile Virus
Wheezing
Withdrawal Syndromes
Wound Debridement
Wound Dehiscence
Wound Healing
Wound Irrigation
Wound Physiology
Wound Pressure Injury Management
Wrist Sprain