Nursing involves caring for the whole person, and taking care of both physical and psychosocial needs. Since it is common for those who are physically ill to feel psychologically vulnerable, here are some helpful visual mnemonics and tips to make it easier and more easy to understand. READ MORE: http://nurseslabs.com/psychosocial-mnemonics-tips/ #nursing #NCLEX #Nurses
Ellen Dougherty, of New Zealand, was the first Registered Nurse in the world. New Zealand was the first country to initiate the Nurse Registration Act that allowed for legal registration of nurses prior to completion of training.
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome... 2 weeks after starting a typical antipsychotic... fever, muscle rigidity, autonomic instability, mental status changes, elevated CK... Treat with DANTROLENE (a muscle relaxer), if not that then bromocriptine (dopamine agonist), then amantadine (dopaminergic properties)