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How to Effectively Diagnose Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Before going into details on how to efficiently diagnose acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), we’ll have a quick overview and some signs and symptoms. Overview Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) develops due to the building up of fluids inside the alveoli or the microscopic, elastic sacs of air inside the lungs. This build-up of fluid [...]

By | 2018-12-17T04:57:04-08:00 December 17th, 2018|Medical, Nursing School|Comments Off on How to Effectively Diagnose Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Cardiac Output Mash-Up: Stroke Volume, Preload, and Afterload – Part 5

SimpleNursing.com, with Mike Linares, is here once again to turn complicated, frustrating lectures into effortless, piece-of-cake study systems. Right now, we will be discussing the following: Cardiac output (CO) Stroke volume (SV) Preload Afterload Before we go into specifics, let’s first have a quick overview of how the heart functions regarding blood flow regulation. Heart [...]

By | 2018-02-17T06:08:39-08:00 February 21st, 2018|Medical, Nursing School|Comments Off on Cardiac Output Mash-Up: Stroke Volume, Preload, and Afterload – Part 5

Key Terms for NCLEX Delegation and Management Questions

Recent NCLEX topics are primarily focused on delegation, prioritization and leadership. Among those that were mentioned, delegation type questions are going to be a huge part of nursing schools. Fortunately, Mike is here to provide the gist and the important keywords that you have to watch out for every time you encounter delegation and management [...]

By | 2018-02-16T19:28:30-08:00 January 24th, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Nursing School, Student Info|Comments Off on Key Terms for NCLEX Delegation and Management Questions

Ace Your NCLEX and Exit Exam in 3 Outrageously Simple Steps

Hello, we are back to give you the simplest, most uncomplicated way possible to get you through your exams, whether it’s the HESI or ATI or even your NCLEX. Comprehensive exams are something that student look forward to but wish would never happen. It’s probably one of the most stressful times in a nursing student’s [...]

By | 2018-01-20T02:36:42-08:00 January 22nd, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Nursing School, Student Info|Comments Off on Ace Your NCLEX and Exit Exam in 3 Outrageously Simple Steps

Cholinergic and Anticholinergic Pharmacology Made Easy

Today, we’ll be focusing our attention on anticholinergic bronchodilators. In the simplest sense, you anticholinergic bronchodilators are your drugs that have the capacity to turn off the system in your body that causes the fight and flight reaction. To explain further… Sympathetic versus Parasympathetic So, there are two systems involved – the sympathetic nervous system [...]

By | 2018-01-06T21:57:37-08:00 January 12th, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Nursing School, Student Info|Comments Off on Cholinergic and Anticholinergic Pharmacology Made Easy

Arterial Blood Gases Uncomplicated Study Guide – Part 4

One of the most difficult, confusing topics in your nursing fundamentals would be determining whether your patient is alkalotic or acidotic. To help you create a more functional method of expertly distinguishing your respiratory and metabolic acidosis and alkalosis, SimpleNursing.com has created the marching band suit especially for you. What is the marching band suit? [...]

By | 2018-01-06T21:42:01-08:00 January 10th, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Nursing School, Student Info|Comments Off on Arterial Blood Gases Uncomplicated Study Guide – Part 4

Fun Stress-Free Ways to Identify Isotonic, Hypertonic, and Hypotonic Solutions – Part 2

Hello guys. Mike’s back for part 2 of your IV solutions namely: isotonic, hypertonic, and hypotonic. At SimpleNursing.com, we turn your frown upside down by filtering all those unnecessary details and focusing on the ones that matter… the ones that will definitely show up on your exams. A brief recap In part 1, we’ve discussed [...]

By | 2018-01-06T21:22:14-08:00 January 8th, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Nursing School, Student Info, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fun Stress-Free Ways to Identify Isotonic, Hypertonic, and Hypotonic Solutions – Part 2

Foolproof Techniques to Easily Memorize Respiratory Drugs

Imagine having your very own technique for memorizing all the respiratory drugs. At SimpleNursing.com, we’ve put out our drug cards and made easier for you to remember one of the most complicated sets of medications in your nursing career. Mike has stated that you just have to remember two categories when dealing with respiratory drugs [...]

By | 2018-08-15T18:28:20-08:00 January 5th, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Nursing School, Student Info|Comments Off on Foolproof Techniques to Easily Memorize Respiratory Drugs

Fun Stress-Free Ways to Identify Isotonic, Hypertonic, and Hypotonic Solutions – Part 1

Let’s face it, intravenous (IV) solutions, are burdensome to remember.  It’s confusing! It gets even more complicated if it shows up during your examination. How are you going to differentiate one fluid from another? If you are not familiar with the concepts of each IV solution, chances are, you’ll flunk your exam. If only there’s [...]

By | 2017-12-31T17:43:47-08:00 January 3rd, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Nursing School, Student Info|Comments Off on Fun Stress-Free Ways to Identify Isotonic, Hypertonic, and Hypotonic Solutions – Part 1

Improve Intramuscular Injection Skills to Ace Your Clinical Demonstration

At SimpleNursing.com, we simplify those complicated lessons and demonstrations for you. Today, Mike will be walking you through the proper way of performing an intramuscular (IM) injection to increase your knowledge and skills and pass that clinical demonstration in flying colors. Let’s begin. Intramuscular (IM) injection is a method used in the healthcare setting to [...]

By | 2017-12-31T17:30:08-08:00 January 1st, 2018|Medical, Nursing, Nursing School, Student Info|Comments Off on Improve Intramuscular Injection Skills to Ace Your Clinical Demonstration