Sharecare News posted a story about Nursing:
WEDNESDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- The United States has a shortage of primary care doctors, and some policymakers want to fill the gap by expanding the role of nurse practitioners. But the two professions are engaged in a turf war over who can do the job better, a new survey finds.
What is acute renal failure?
Acute renal failure can occur over a gradual process or it can occur abruptly. With acute renal failure the kidneys are unable to filter out the body’s waste products and rid the body of excess fluids. Acute renal failure can reverse but it can progress to complete renal failure which is a life threatening... Full Post
What is respiratory arrest?
Respiratory arrest occurs when an individual is unable to breathe on their own. When this occurs immediate intervention must occur or the person will die. Sometimes it is from a foreign object blocking the airway. When this occurs removing the object will solve the problem. When respiratory arrest occurs due to a medical condition... Full Post
How is multiple organ failure treated in a the intensive care unit (ICU)?
Multiple organ failure is a life threatening condition which requires a patient to be treated within the ICU setting. When one body system such as the heart experiences failure it has multiple effects upon the other organs. The kidneys are very much affected by the heart and will very quickly experience failure... Full Post
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Judy Martin approved the following answer:What is sepsis?
Sepsis is an immune response, normally to a bacterial infection, throughout the whole body. Your immune system responds to infection with inflammation at the site of the infection, but with sepsis your entire body becomes inflamed. Sepsis could potentially be life-threatening if antibiotics are not...Full Post