People laugh when I eat my pizza with a knife and fork… But if you knew where these hands have been, you wouldn’t want to eat with them either! Thank god for gloves! #nurse #nursing #nurseflow #nurselife #nurseproblems #nursesofinstagram #gloves #handhygiene #love #work #hospital #nursesrock
This is one of my previous posts, and per so many requests I am re-posting it. If all else fails, learn this.
I stumbled upon this blog and I was impressed. It’s called doc meg’s hideout. With each entry there is a powerpoint presentation that explains the topic. Check it out :)
If you’re curious about my strange plans to hike 2186 miles this year, read away at my AT blog!
Sorry for the non-nursing announcement but this lovely couple is trying to win a sponsorship to help them complete their dream of hiking the entire Appalachian Trail this year, something that I hope to do as well! They just need a few more votes on their (fun and enjoyable to watch!) video to win. No easier way to gain some karma in your favor ;)
Officially earned my MSN today :) Now to study for my Adult-Gerontology NP certification!
Timed Get Up and Go Test for mobility in older patients. Ideally patient should rise from a chair with arms crossed.
> 20seconds = fall risk
Stroke vs. MS
Confusion, slurred speech, and muscle weakness can be symptoms of MS (Multiple Sclerosis), but they can also be signs of a stroke. Anyone who suddenly has trouble speaking or moving their limbs should be taken to the ER immediately. Treating a stroke within the first few hours provides the best odds of a successful recovery.