The P Wave: First part of the wave, represents atrial depolarization. Caused by the spread of the electrical impulse from the SA Node, and sent throughout the atria. Should be small, smooth, slightly rounded, each QRS Complex should have only one P Wave.
The QRS Complex: The second wave…
Basic foundation, yes. However, basic foundations are a must to fully understand the cardiac system.
Oh, the acid/base balance act!
Number one rule for clinical
I haven’t dropped off the planet!
I have been really busy with my last semester of nursing school, so I haven’t been on here that much. I’ve been doing the normal tests & clinical, but also the extras. I’m networking, updating my résumé, cover letter, references, writing my speech for pinning, looking for a RN position, preparing for my final, preparing for my exit HESI (which our school requires us to get a 950 to be considered a pass), and so much more. I will keep you all updated as I can. Sorry for not posting! I still love you guys!!I graduate in a month! Ahhhhhh!
Seen and heard around hospitals….
1. After 15 minutes of coding a patient, end result expiration - a third year resident says very loudly “ Thank goodness that’s over”
2. Patient complaining of severe, sudden onset of chest pain, RN heard asking the nurse’s aid for a stat EKG –…
WHEN NURSES EAT THEIR YOUNG
how it sounds to the older nurse:
how it sounds to the newer nurse: