Author: Arslan

Diabetes Drugs – NCLEX/USMLE Review

Welcome everybody, today we will be talking about the different types of diabetes drugs. We have quite a list to discuss today. We’re gonna start with insulin, the big insulin and as we work down as soon as we get down kind of to the bottom of the lists are not as important. However, these…
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Adrenal Gland Tumors

So this topic is about adrenal tumors and some of the really common questions that they actually test on step 1 and Nclex. So before anything starts off on, just the basics of physiology, what pituitary gland does is that it releases hormones, one of the hormones it releases is ACTH. Now, what does ACTH…
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Bone Fracture

First, let’s talk about what is a bone fracture? It is a medical condition where the continuity of the bone is broken. But what causes a bone fracture to occur? So number one is the trauma. A fall, a motor vehicle accident, or a tackle during a football game can all result in fractures. Or maybe…
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Androstenedione

Androstenedione is a weak androgen steroid hormone and is an antecedent of testosterone. This hormone causes increased production of testosterone and results in dramatically enhanced athletic performance, helps to build muscle, results in reduced body fat, increases the energy of the body, keeps red blood cells of the body healthy, and enhances sexual desire and…
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Nursing Care Plan For Diabetes

What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a metabolic condition in which the body is unable to metabolize accumulated glucose, resulting in the accumulation of glucose in the body (hyperglycemia). It can either be due to decreased or no production of insulin at all, or due to development of resistance to the insulin by GLUT receptors. Classification…
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Nursing Care Plan For Diarrhea

Diarrhea is characterized by abnormal/increased bowel movements, increased amount (above 200g a day) and an increase in the frequency of bowel movements. Causes of Diarrhea Lack of sanitation and hygiene is the basic cause of diarrhea. Alcohol consumption can also result in diarrhea. In toddlers and infants, idiopathic diarrhea can also result without any obvious…
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Nursing Care Plan For Chronic Kidney Disease

To understand the nursing care plan for chronic kidney disease (CKD), we must understand what is renal failure itself? What is renal failure? Different pathological diseases like diabetes mellitus, hypertension, Infections, toxic agents, polycystic kidney disease, glomerulonephritis, etc causes damage to the kidneys resulting in irreversible loss of functional nephrons. This irreversible loss of nephrons…
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Types of Bones Anatomy

As we all know bones have different shapes in human skeleton, therefore anatomists have classified them into different categories. Bones are classified into the following categories. Major Short Bones Long Bones Flat Bones Irregular bones Minor Sesamoid Bones Sutural Bones Short Bones Short/small bones are those bones whose length and width are almost the same.…
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Night Shift Nursing

Unlike other nurses, night shift nurses find it really challenging to maintain a normal and healthy lifestyle. Read this guide completely to understand how the night shift can help you personally and financially. Benefits of Night Shift Nursing One of the most important factors nurses consider night shift is more salary. Fewer patient visitors are…
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Post-Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse (PACU)

Post-Anesthesia care unit nurse also known as PACU nurse is a nurse who has the duty to take care of a patient after his/her recovery from anesthesia. PACU nurse is of vital importance because patients experience many side effects when they are recovering from anesthesia, for example, loss of consciousness, confusion, abnormal heart rate, and…
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