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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...

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NP taking pregnant woman's blood pressure

AHA: It’s Safe to Treat High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

High blood pressure during pregnancy can present significant risks to mother and child, but practitioners have sometimes be hesitant to prescribe blood pressure medication...