Nurse-Medical/Surgical Articles

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
Abdominal Exam
Abdominal Thrust Maneuver (Heimlich)
Abnormal Respirations
Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding)
Above the Knee Amputations (AKA)
Abrasion
Abuse and Neglect
ACE Inhibitors
Acetaminophen Toxicity
Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
Acute and Chronic Liver Failure
Acute and Chronic Thermal Burn Evaluation and Management
Acute Anemia
Acute Arterial Occlusion
Acute Cholecystitis
Acute Compartment Syndrome
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Hepatitis
Acute Kidney Injury (Acute Renal Failure)
Acute Liver Failure
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL)
Acute Myocardial Infarction
Acute Pancreatitis
Acute Pyelonephritis
Acute Renal Colic
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
Acute Rheumatoid Arthritis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Stroke (Cerebrovascular Accident)
Acute Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
Addison Disease
Addisonian Crisis
Adrenal Insufficiency
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Test (Cosyntropin Test)
Adult Dehydration
Advance Directives
Adverse Events
Airborne Precautions
Airway Assessment
Airway Obstruction
Albuterol
Alcohol Sanitizer
Alcohol Use Disorder
Alcohol Withdrawal
Alcoholic Liver Disease
Alkalosis
Allergic And Environmental Induced Asthma
Allergic Contact Dermatitis
Alprazolam
Alzheimer Disease
Amebic Colitis
American Society of Anesthesiologists Classification (ASA Class)
Aminoglycosides
Amoxapine
Amphetamine Related Psychiatric Disorders
Amphetamine Toxicity
Ampicillin/Sulbactam
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Analgesic Nephropathy
Anaphylaxis
Anasarca
Anatomy, Patient Positioning
Anemia
Anemia, Iron Deficiency
Angina
Angiodysplasia
Angiography
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors (ACEI)
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anoscopy
Anterior Cord Syndrome
Anticoagulation Safety
Antifungal Membrane Function Inhibitors (Amphotericin B)
Antifungal, Ergosterol Synthesis Inhibitors (Conazoles)
Antihistamines
Antilipemic Agents, HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Stenosis
Aplastic Anemia
Appendicitis
Aprepitant
Argatroban
Arterial Blood Gas
Arterial Pressure Monitoring
Artery Cannulation
Ascites
Aspiration Pneumonia
Aspiration Risk
Assisting Patients With Elimination
Assisting Patients With Mobility
Asthma
Atelectasis
Autonomic Dysreflexia
AVPU (Alert, Voice, Pain, Unresponsive)
Babinski Reflex
Bacitracin Topical
Bacteremia
Bacterial Endocarditis
Bacterial Pneumonia
Bacterial Sepsis
Bacteroides Fragilis
Barbiturate Toxicity
Barbiturates
Battle Sign
Benzathine Penicillin
Benzodiazepine Toxicity
Beta 2 Agonists
Beta Blockers
Beta Lactamase Inhibitors
Biochemistry, Anaerobic Glycolysis
Biochemistry, Ketone Metabolism
Bisacodyl
Bisphosphonate
Bladder Stones
Blood Glucose Monitoring
Blood Pressure Measurement
Blood Transfusion
Bone Marrow Aspiration And Biopsy
Bowel Adhesions
Bowel Ischemia
Bowel Obstruction
Bowel Perforation
Bowel Preparation
Brain Death
Brudzinski Sign
Burn Classification
Buspirone
Cancer, Chromaffin Cell (Pheochromocytoma)
Cancer, Colon
Cancer, Skin (Integument)
Cannabidiol (CBD)
Capillary Refill Time
Carbon Dioxide Narcosis
Carbuncle
Cardiac Arrest
Cardiac Catheterization Risks and Complications
Cardiac Exam
Cardiac Manifestations Of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema
Cardiogenic Shock
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
Cardiovascular Disease
Care Of A Chest Tube
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Central Line Management
Central Retinal Vein Occlusion
Central Venous Catheter
Cerebellar Hematoma
Cerebral Aneurysm
Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke)
Cervical Discogenic Syndrome
Cetuximab
Change In Mental Status
Chest Pain
Chest Tube
Chlamydia
Choking
Cholecalciferol
Chronic Anemia
Chronic Bronchitis
Chronic Diarrhea
Chronic Emphysema
Chronic Headaches
Chronic Inflammation
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Chronic Pancreatitis
Chronic Renal Failure
Clear Liquid Diet
Clinical Frailty Scale
Clonazepam
Clonidine
Clostridium Botulinum
Clostridium Difficile
Cocaine Toxicity
Cognitive Assessment
Cognitive Deficits
Coma
Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Congestive Heart Failure And Pulmonary Edema
Constipation
Contact Dermatitis
Contact Urticaria
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft
Coronary Artery Disease Prevention
Coronary CT Angiography
Coronary Perfusion Pressure
Corticosteroids
COX Inhibitors
CPK-MB
Creatine Phosphokinase
Crystalloid Fluids
Cultural Competence in the Care of Muslim Patients and Their Families
Cushing Disease
Cushing Syndrome
Cyanide Toxicity
Cyanocobalamin
Cyanosis
Cyclobenzaprine
Cyclosporine
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystoscopy
D Dimer
Dantrolene
Decubitus Ulcer
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Of The Lower Extremity
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis
Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) Risk Factors
Delirium
Delirium Tremens (DT)
Delusional Disorder
Dementia
Dengue Fever
DeWinter Pattern
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus And Exercise
Diabetes Mellitus Type 1
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2
Diabetic Nephropathy
Diabetic Perioperative Management
Diffuse Toxic Goiter
Digoxin
Digoxin Toxicity
Diphenhydramine Toxicity
Diphenoxylate and Atropine
Disopyramide
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
Do Not Resuscitate (DNR)
Domestic Violence
Dose Calculation
Dose Calculation (Desired Over Have Formula)
Dose Calculation (Ratio and Proportion)
Doxorubicin
Doxylamine
Drug Induced Esophagitis
Dumping Syndrome
Duodenal Ulcer
Dysphagia
Dyspnea
Dysuria
ECG (EKG) Rhythm
Elbow Dislocation
Electrical Alternans
Electrical Injuries
Electrocardiogram
Enalapril
End of Life Care
Endotracheal Tube (ET)
Enflurane
Enoxaparin
Enteric Feedings
Epidermal Inclusion Cyst
Epidural
Eplerenone
Escharotomy
Esmolol
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
Essential Hypertension
Estradiol
Excited (Agitated) Delirium
Exophthalmos
Extrapyramidal Symptoms (EPS)
Facial Nerve Palsy
Fascial Dehiscence
Fasciotomy
Fat Embolism
Febuxostat
Feeding Tube
Female Urinary Retention
Femoral Vein Central Venous Access
Femur Immobilization
Fentanyl
Fibrinogen
First Degree Burn
First Degree Heart Block
Fluconazole
Fluid Management
Flumazenil
Folinic Acid
Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO)
Foscarnet
Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP)
Frostbite
Full Liquid Diet
Gas Gangrene
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure
Genetics, Chromosome Abnormalities
Genetics, Trinucleotide
Gentamicin
Glargine Insulin
Glasgow Coma Scale
Glimepiride
Glucagon
Glucose Tolerance Test
Graves Disease
Grief Reaction
Grief Support
Guillain Barre Syndrome
Gynecomastia
Hand Nerve Compression Syndromes
Hand Washing (Hand Hygiene)
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Hematuria
Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction
Hemorrhagic Shock
Hemorrhoidectomy
Heparin
Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
Hepatic Cirrhosis
Hepatic Failure
Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatojugular Reflux
Herpes Simplex Encephalitis
Herpes Simplex Type 2
High Flow Nasal Cannula
Hip Precautions
Hirsutism
HIV Disease
HIV Encephalitis
Home Oxygen Therapy
Hospice Benefits
Human Insulin
Hyaluronidase
Hydrocodone
Hyperbaric Cardiovascular Effects
Hypercalcemia
Hypercarbia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperthyroidism
Hypocalcemia
Hypocarbia
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypomagnesemia
Hyponatremia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypophosphatemia
Hypothermia
Hypothyroidism
Hypovolemic Shock
Ibuprofen
Ileostomy
Ileus
Imipramine
Impaired Wound Healing
Incision and Drainage
Influenza
Informed Consent
Insensible Fluid Loss
Intestinal Perforation
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Intracranial Hemorrhage
Intracranial Hypertension
Intramuscular Injection
Intraosseous Vascular Access
Intrathecal Morphine
Intravenous Contrast
Intravenous Pyelogram
Iron
Iron Dextran
Iron Supplementation
Isosorbide
Jarisch Herxheimer Reaction
Kentucky Domestic Violence
Ketoacidosis
Ketorolac
Lactulose
Laminectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Levothyroxine
Lidocaine
Lidocaine Toxicity
Linezolid
Lipid Emulsion Therapy
Liver Biopsy
Lower Extremity Amputation
Lumbar Puncture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lung Exam
Lung Sounds
Lymphadenopathy
Lymphocytosis
Macrocytic Anemia
Magnesium Sulfate
Magnesium Toxicity
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Gadolinium
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Contraindications
Male Urinary Retention
Malingering
Mannitol
Mastectomy
Medical Error
Medical Error Prevention
Medical History
Medical Malpractice
Medication Errors
Meningitis
Mental Status Examination
Meperidine
Metabolic Syndrome
Meteorism (Tympanites)
Metolazone
Metronidazole
Microcytic Hypochromic Anemia
Middle Cerebral Artery Stroke
Migratory Thrombophlebitis
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOI)
Morphine
Multivessel Disease
Munchausen Syndrome
Mural Thrombi
Myasthenia Gravis
Myelophthisic Anemia
Myocardial Infarction Serum Markers
Myoglobinuria
Myxedema
Nail Clubbing
Nasogastric Tube
Nebivolol
Necrotizing Fasciitis
Nephrotoxic Medications
Neuroleptic Agent Toxicity
Neurologic Exam
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
Neurosyphilis
Nitrates
Nitroglycerin
Non ST Segment Elevation (NSTEMI) Myocardial Infarction
Nosocomial Infections
Nosocomial Pneumonia
NPH Insulin
Nursing Bedpan Management
Nursing Grief and Loss
Nursing Home Acquired Pneumonia
Nursing Process
Obesity Surgery Pre-Op Assessment And Preparation
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Olmesartan
Omeprazole
Open Cholecystectomy
Opioid Analgesics
Opioid Toxicity
Opioid Withdrawal
Opioid, Risk Tool
Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)
Orchitis
Orthostatic Hypotension
Osteomyelitis
Osteoporosis
Otitis Externa
Otoscopy
Oxygen Administration
Pain Assessment
Palliative Dyspnea
Pamidronate
Pantoprazole
Paracentesis
Parasympathomimetic Medications
Parental Consent
Parkland Formula
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia
Partial Thromboplastin Time
Patient Communication In Substance Abuse Disorders
Patient Confidentiality
Patient Controlled Analgesia (PCA)
Patient Rights
Patient Self-Determination Act
Peak Flow Rate Measurement
Pediculosis Humanis (Lice, Capitis, Pubis)
Pentamidine
Pentoxifylline
Peptic Ulcer Disease
Percutaneous Central Catheter (PICC)
Percutaneous Nephrostomy
Pericarditis
Perinephric Abscess
Perioperative Acute Kidney Injury
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Line Placement
Peripheral Pulse
Peripheral Vascular Bypass
Peritoneal Dialysis
Pernicious Anemia
Personality Disorder
Petechiae
Phenytoin
Phrenic Nerve Injury
Physiology, Nociception
Phytonadione (Vitamin K1)
Placebo Effect
Pleural Effusion
Pleurisy
Plummer Vinson Syndrome
Pneumocystis (Carinii) Jiroveci Pneumonia
Pneumothorax
Poison Control In The United States
Polyethylene Glycol
Positive End-Expiratory Pressure (PEEP)
Postdural Puncture Headache (PDPH)
Post-op Urinary Retention
Postoperative Delirium
Postoperative Nausea
Postoperative Pain Control
Potassium
Potassium Chloride
PPD Skin Test (Tuberculosis Skin Test)
Precautions, Bloodborne, Contact, and Droplet
Prednisone
Prehypertension
Premature Ventricular Contraction (PVC)
Preoperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Pressure Injury
Prevention of Inappropriate Self-Extraction of Foley Catheters
Promethazine
Propofol
Protamine
Prothrombin Time
Pseudohyponatremia
Psychosis
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Function Tests
Pulmonic Regurgitation
Pulse Oximetry
Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia
Pure Red Cell Aplasia
Pyloric Stenosis
Rabies
Radiation Therapy
Radioactive Iodine Therapy
Raloxifene
Ranitidine
Rectal Prolapse
Red Man Syndrome
Reflux Esophagitis
Regular Insulin
Renal Biopsy
Renal Failure
Respiratory Acidosis
Respiratory Failure
Rheumatic Heart Disease
Rhino-orbital Cerebral Mucormycosis
Rib Fracture
Risk Factors For Coronary Artery Disease
Rotator Cuff Injury
Rotavirus
Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
Rule of Nines
Salicylates Toxicity
Salicylic Acid (Aspirin)
Salmonella Typhi
Scabies (Sarcoptes Scabiei)
Scopolamine
Seizure
Seizure Medications
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) Toxicity
Septic Shock (Sepsis)
Serum Myoglobin
Sexual Assault Clothing Collection and Documentation
Shock
Short Term Memory Impairment
Sickle Cell Anemia
Sickle Cell Crisis
Silver Sulfadiazine
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Skin (Integument) Antiseptics
Small Bowel Obstruction
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
Smoking (Tobacco)
Sodium Bicarbonate
Spinal Anesthesia
Spinal Shock
Spironolactone
Splenic Rupture
Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Stages of Change Theory
Status Asthmaticus
Status Epilepticus
Sterile Technique
Stevens Johnson Syndrome (Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis)
Streptococcus Pneumoniae
Streptococcus Pyogenes
Stress Incontinence
Stroke Anticoagulation
Subclavian Artery Trauma
Subclinical Hypothyroidism
Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
Suction Drains
Suicide Risk
Suicide Screening and Prevention
Superficial Peroneal Nerve Block
Superficial Thrombophlebitis
Sympathomimetic Toxicity
Syncope And Related Paroxysmal Spells
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH)
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Systolic Hypertension
T Tube
Tachypnea
Temporal (Giant Cell) Arteritis
Tenosynovitis
Tension Pneumothorax
Terazosin
Tetracycline
Theophylline
Thermal Burns
Thiazide Diuretics
Third Generation Cephalosporins
Thrombocytopenia
Thromboelastography (TEG)
Thromboembolic Event
Thyroid Storm
Thyroiditis
Thyrotoxicosis
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Tobramycin
Tonsillitis
Topical, Local, and Regional Anesthesia and Anesthetics
Torsade de Pointes
Total Parenteral Nutrition
Tracheal Intubation Medications
Transfusion Reactions
Troponin
Tuberculosis
Tumor Lysis Syndrome
Ultrasound Guided Intravenous Access
Ultrasound Intravascular Access
Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemia
Unilateral Diaphragmatic Paralysis
Universal Precautions
Unstable Angina
Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
Urinary Tract Infection
Vaccine (Vaccination)
Vagal Maneuver
Valsalva Maneuver
Vancomycin
Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE)
Vasculitis
Vasodilators
Vasovagal Episode
Venous Insufficiency
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Premature Complexes
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT, V Tach)
Verapamil
Viral Arthritis
Viral Hepatitis
Viral Meningitis
Vital Sign Assessment
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)
Vitamin B6 Toxicity
Vitamin D Deficiency
Vocal Fold Paralysis Unilateral
Warfarin
Warfarin Drug Interactions
Warfarin Toxicity
Wernicke Encephalopathy
West Nile Virus
Wheezing
WHO Analgesic Ladder
Withdrawal Syndromes
Wound Debridement
Wound Dehiscence
Wound Foreign Body Removal
Wound Healing
Wound Irrigation
Wound Pressure Injury Management
Wrist Sprain