The middle cerebral artery (MCA) affects a lot of body functions. Here’s an RN to discuss what happens with left MCA strokes.
The Middle Cerebral Artery – Areas of the brain that supply the MCA
The middle cerebral artery (MCA) is an important part of brain function. An RN goes over the areas of the brain that supply the MCA and what can happen when it’s blocked.
Must-Know Tips For Neuro Nurse Checks
These are the most essential tips you need to know when you do your neuro nurse checks, all told from a nurse who has been there.
Neurological Exam: Level of Consciousness
Neurological Exam: Level of Consciousness. If you’re learning how to do neuro checks, one of the most challenging aspects can be distinguishing level of consciousness. Let’s go through each level of consciousness (LOC) that you’ll see and the main differences between them.
Why is My Stroke Patient NPO? What To Do & Why
If you ever receive a stroke patient and they are NPO, this is why that call was made and how you should handle it.
Noticing Subtle Neuro Changes for Nurses
Neuro changes are tough! It is really hard to know if someone is truly changing or if they’re just exhausted because we keep waking them up. Here are some of my neuro nurse tips.. Neuro nurse tips for newbies If your patient is in the intensive care unit, intubated and sedated on propofol, and you […]