Med Math for Nurses: Conversion, formulas, & cheat sheets for Metric to American system, standard to military time, kg to lb weight, inches to cm height, Celsius to Fahrenheit temperature, continuous IV infusion & intravenous drips, pediatric maintenance fluid rate, & epidemiology (prevalence, distribution, frequency) @iStudentNurse #NurseHacks
The Down N’ Dirty on Heparin: For prophylaxis only, not effective on existing clots. Monitor for s/s excessive bleeding. Teach patients to use a soft toothbrush, shave w/electric razors, avoid taking w/other anticoagulants or blood thinners (eg: Aspirin). Monitor APTT & platelet count (d/t risk of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia). Low molecular weight heparin can be used in home-via SC injection #iStudentNurse #NurseHacks #pharmacology #NursingPharm #NCLEX #NurseLife #anticoagulants #heparin
Pharmacology Infographic: Dangerous Drug Interactions to Avoid • 1) Tylenol & Antibiotics. 2) Aspirin & Diabetes Medications. 3) Benadryl & Sleeping Aids. 4) Antidepressants & St. John’s Wort. 5) Blood Pressure Medication & Licorice. 6) Statins & Grapefruit Juice. 7) Birth Control Pills & Antibiotics. 8) Asthma Medications & Coffee. 9) Anticoagulants & Vitamin K.
Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: Pharmacology, Edition 2. Offers a visual, interactive approach that clearly explains topics such as drug pharmacodynamics, pharmacotherapeutics, and pharmacokinetics. Visual cues and activities are provided to appeal to students with different learning styles. NCLEX® review questions are included at the end of each chapter review and test the students’ understanding of key topics. From iStudentNurse