Burn Inhalation Injury

by Cathy Parkes July 31, 2020

Burn Symptoms Tip For a patient who has suffered a BURN, be sure to assess for inhalation injury. Symptoms: singed eyebrows or nasal hair, and sooty sputum.


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Neutrophils
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by Cathy Parkes August 03, 2020

You  fill up on neutrophils with  filgrastim.
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Neutropenia and Thrombocytopenia
Neutropenia and Thrombocytopenia

by Cathy Parkes July 29, 2020

Neutropenia and Thrombocytopenia are key symptoms of hematologic cancers (ex: leukemia, multiple myeloma). Key Nursing priority: Prevent infection and bleeding!
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Compartment Syndrome 5Ps
Compartment Syndrome 5Ps

by Cathy Parkes July 27, 2020

For symptoms of compartment syndrome, remember the 5Ps: Intense Pain (unrelieved by drugs and/or with passive movement), Paresthesia, Paralysis, Pallor, Pulselessness

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