Author: Arslan

Insertion & Removal of a Peripheral Intravenous Cannula

Peripheral Intravenous Infusion or peripheral IV infusion is a procedure adopted to insert the IV cannula that contains a needle at the end into the vein of choice to infuse IV fluids, medications, or to draw the blood out for sampling. The basic purpose of using the proper technique for insertion or removal of the…
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Vial Coring Prevention

The medication vial has a small piece called a “stopper” that is used to insert needles. Sometimes a small piece of stopper called “vial coring” gets chopped off and starts to float on the liquid medication. Usually, it is very small and goes unnoticed due to many reasons i.e; the vial is completely labeled or…
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Adrenal Tumors – Types, Diagnosis & Questions

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 we have here is the pituitary gland and what the pituitary gland does is that it releases hormones, one of…
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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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Coronavirus Disease 2019 – All You Need To Know

Coronavirus belongs to the family of viruses that causes acute respiratory illness and the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome(SARS) and middle east respiratory syndrome(MERS). In December 2019, a new type of coronavirus was identified which originated from Wuhan, China. This virus is named as novel coronavirus-2019. They consist of a core of genetic material…
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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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