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A tracheostomy is initially a life saving operation but is also a life threatening one unless the airway is kept clear from secretions and b...


How to suction a tracheostomy tube... Review this skill and many more procedures in the continuously updated Clinical Mastery app #nursing students

How Did Diseases Get Their Names? #Infographic #Diseases #History

How Did Diseases Get Their Names? #Infographic


Pneumothorax: A collapsed lung occurs when air escapes from the lung and fills up the space outside of the lung, inside the chest. It may be caused by a gunshot or knife wound to the chest, rib fracture, or certain medical procedures. In some cases,...


Know this all too well....3x in 3 months...all these symptoms....the pain is the worst!


I bumped into a top heart surgeon at my son's rugby match - and it saved my life


Muslim staff escape NHS hygiene rule

4/11/10 UK Allows Muslim Nurses To NOT WASH To Protect Modesty. The UK Department of Health announced that it would loosen hygiene rules for Muslim nurses. From now on, Muslim female staff will not need to wash their hands before procedures as it compromises their modesty under Sharia Law. Instead, they will have the admittedly less sanitary option of wearing disposable plastic over-sleeves >> we're don't care about microbes, we're defending some somebody's stupid fake beliefs