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Simple names for surgical operations

daughter-of-sevenless:

-tomy: The surgeon cut something.

-ectomy: The surgeon cut something out.

-ostomy: The surgeon cut something to make a mouth. If one organ is named, the mouth opened to the outside of the patient. If two organs are named, the mouth connected two organs.

-plasty: The surgeon changed the shape of an organ.

-pexy: The surgeon moved the organ to the right place.

-rraphy: The surgeon sewed something up.

-desis: The surgeon made two things stick to one another.

(Source: pathguy.com)

catiewithasea:

irony is seeing this two weeks after an interview where they asked me about a time I had to care for a septic patient- I had never cared for a septic patient. I heard crickets after the question…

catiewithasea:

irony is seeing this two weeks after an interview where they asked me about a time I had to care for a septic patient- I had never cared for a septic patient. I heard crickets after the question…

(Source: artsciencenursing)

What I have learned in nursing school so far: If you take a pill with grapefruit juice, you are going to die.

(Source: mannurse)

thankyounurses:

#teamwork
adenosinetriesphosphate:

To all my fellow nurses and nurses in training out there.

adenosinetriesphosphate:

To all my fellow nurses and nurses in training out there.

areyouthenurse:

whoanursing:

erratic-emedicine:

Cushing’s Triad of:
Hypertension
Bradycardia
Irregular breathing
suggests raised intracranial pressure (ICP). 
Picture is of extradural haematoma - classic lemon shaped region of increased opacity, with midline shift and reduced (nearly absent) ventricular space.

hyperbradybrady


AKA: oh shit my patient is herniating. Grab some mannitol.

areyouthenurse:

whoanursing:

erratic-emedicine:

Cushing’s Triad of:

  • Hypertension
  • Bradycardia
  • Irregular breathing

suggests raised intracranial pressure (ICP). 

Picture is of extradural haematoma - classic lemon shaped region of increased opacity, with midline shift and reduced (nearly absent) ventricular space.

hyperbradybrady

AKA: oh shit my patient is herniating. Grab some mannitol.

(Source: radiopaedia.org)

memewhore:

phiairmed:

Different kind of fractures

Fun times

memewhore:

phiairmed:

Different kind of fractures

Fun times

WHEN I SEE SOMEONE WITH GREAT VEINS

whatshouldwecallnursing:

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WHEN I DRAW A PTT AND IT’S FINALLY WITHIN THERAPEUTIC RANGE

whatshouldwecallnursing:

jmu-nurse-xo:

How I feel as a new nurse…

Truee

(Source: boymeetsworldgifs)

thepillowfortuk:

Meet a pharmacy you might actually love. PillPack sorts and delivers medications. Never sort a pill box or wait in line at the pharmacy again! www.pillpack.com

thepillowfortuk:

Meet a pharmacy you might actually love. PillPack sorts and delivers medications. Never sort a pill box or wait in line at the pharmacy again! www.pillpack.com

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