Failure to Rescue: The Nurse’s Impact – PK Garvey

Failure to rescue is a major cause of mortality in acute care settings. Several factors contribute to this problem, and nurses hold a significant key to addressing the issue. Using bell curves to analyze patient assessment data enables nurses [ … ] Read More

Respiratory Basics

Respiratory Basics is a chapter of the Managing Cardiovascular Emergencies Guidebook (published by SkillStat Press 2007). Read More

Six Second ECG® Quick Steps

The Six Second ECG® course employs a 3 step system to both identify and triage ECG rhythms – what we refer to as true ECG interpretation. The ‘Quick Steps‘ is a rapid 1-page guide to ECG interpretation. Use the ‘Quick Steps‘ [ … ] Read More