Home Advisor Series Urgent Care Advisor

Urgent Care Advisor

Abdominal aortic aneurysm

Recognize potential danger for a positive outcome. Takeaways:  Abdominal aortic aneurysm is a serious condition that requires prompt identification and effective interventions.  Early recognition of...

Isopropyl alcohol poisoning

Quick action puts a patient on the path to recovery. Takeaways: Isopropyl alcohol poisoning is uncommon and resembles ethanol intoxication because both toxins affect...

Rapid Response: Hypoglycemia and chronic kidney disease

Insulin administration requires close monitoring. Takeaways: When administering insulin, closely monitor food intake and potential side effects including hypoglycemia. Chronic kidney disease can alter insulin...

Supraventricular tachycardia

Quick action reverses SVT and prevents a disastrous outcome. Takeaways: Atrial fibrillation and atrial flutter are the most common subtypes of supraventricular tachycardia, which is...

Atrial fibrillation

Patient history, new symptoms, and assessment findings prompt a call for the rapid response team Takeaways: Atrial fibrillation results from rapid electrical activity that arises...

Asthma exacerbation

An accurate history reduces risk. By Fidelindo Lim, DNP, CCRN, and Nick Deuz, BSN, RN Yi Rong Huang, a 55-year-old man who speaks only Chinese, comes...