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Nursing tips: What does DAR charting mean?

One of the different ways in which a certified nursing assistant or a registered nurse charts the medical history of the patient admitted to the hospital for treatment is the DAR charting method. Each and every institution has their own … Continue reading

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Nine things to be checked for assessing mental status of a person

Normally, it is the responsibility of the registered nurse, or a certified nursing assistant as per the guidance of the RN, to assess the mental status of a person approaching the hospital or a physician for health-related problems. A number … Continue reading

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How to convert from one measurement to another measurement

Nurses have to make conversions from one type of measurement to another type of measurement while administering medication to a patient.  Typically, the need for conversions arises in two circumstances. One is when the physician prescribes the dosage to be … Continue reading

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