Infusion nurses are Registered Nurses that specialize in the administration of intravenous medication or therapies and the insertion of intravenous devices. We interviewed Michelle Berreth, an educator for the Infusion Nurses Society (INS) in Norwood, Mass to learn more about this nursing profession. She identifies
8 Signs You Are Dehydrated. Maintaining proper hydration is essential to overall good health. Without water, your cells can’t function, which is why humans can only survive a few days without fluids (1Trusted Source). Unfortunately, many adults and kids don’t consume enough fluids, which can
Intravenous therapy should be performed only when medically necessary, and under stringent guidelines Prehospital intravenous (IV) access is an essential part of the EMS practice. As patient care advocates, EMS providers are charged with applying current science to established practice; establishing vascular access is no
Hangovers are the unpleasant aftermath of alcohol intoxication. They strike hardest after alcohol has left your body and are characterized by headache, fatigue, thirst, dizziness, nausea and a loss of appetite (1Trusted Source). Hangover remedies abound, but the evidence behind them is limited or hypothetical
Detoxing from an opioid addiction may be one of the hardest – yet most rewarding – things you will ever do. As your body fights to reclaim homeostasis – its own sense of internal balance. Without the substance on which it has learned to rely.
For many people receiving care in a hospital or emergency room, one of the most common occurrences (and biggest fears) is getting an IV, the intravenous catheter that allows fluids and medications to flow into a vein in your arm or hand. A trained health
Los Angeles, Nov 30, 2020 (Issuewire.com) Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, health experts have spent a considerable amount contemplating hospital capacity. Patients in health care facilities received less attention until thousands of deaths revealed a significant risk for the elderly and those who
There are many vitamins your skin and your body need to be healthy and vibrant. In this article I will focus on 8 key nutrients. Your skin is a reflection of your overall health and well-being. The vitamins and nutrients that will help your skin