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54 minutes | a month ago
Hospitalist: Potassium Replacement and Inpatient Hypertension
Dr. Ronald Matuszak, hospitalist, and I discuss the ins and outs of potassium replacement and uncover that potassium replacement protocols are not often indicated. We also discuss the overtreatment of inpatient hypertension and how doctors and nurses can safely, if at all, lower a patient's blood pressure in a hospital setting.
43 minutes | 2 months ago
For this episode I interviewed Dr. Cyrus Shariat, who is an intensivist, about rapid sequence intubation (RSI). We talked about what happens during RSI and, specifically, how nurses can help facilitate this high stakes procedure.
59 minutes | 3 months ago
Wound Nursing: Ostomies, Leaking Wound Vacs, Pressure Injuries
For this episode, I speak with Brittany Hoang, NP CWON, about common wound nursing pitfalls including admitting a patient with wounds, wound vac trouble shooting, ostomy care, and wounds related to oxygen administration and COVID-19.
30 minutes | 4 months ago
General Surgery: Nasogastric Tubes
General surgeon, Dr. Colin Bohannan, and I discuss topics related to nasogastric tubes (NGT): small bowels obstructions (SBO), Salem Sumps, why NGTs are crucial for healing, as well as some tips and tricks to keep NGTs working.
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