Medical Surgical Nursing

Disaster Nursing 🚨

Whenever there is a case of mass casualty, the healthcare team is responsible for determining who to treat and how fast. The main goal is to treat as many people as possible; this is why patients should be categorized according to the ability of treatment saving their life and/or limb. IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM…

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Medical Surgical Nursing

Malignant Hyperthermia 🌡

BACKGROUND   The first thing you should notice in the phrase “Malignant Hyperthermia” is the word HYPERTHERMIA (elevated temperature)! So, what are we obviously going to see in this condition? A patient with a fever! 🌡 When patients go under general anesthesia, most of them go under fine, with no problems. However, patients with this condition (Malignant Hyperthermia), have…

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