Kelly Arashin

Bio

Specialties:

  • critical care nursing

Affiliation:

  • Honor Society of Nursing (STTI)

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatric Neurology:

    THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Serious head injuries may be linked to children's lack of ability to interact with others, a new study indicates.

    Researchers looked at a group of children who had suffered a traumatic brain injury three years earlier...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sports Medicine:

    THURSDAY, April 10 (HealthDay News) -- High school athletes who suffer from concussions are complying more with the recommended return-to-play guidelines, according to new research.

    Compliance was tracked from 2005 through 2013, using a database of high school sports-related injuries, sai...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Critical Care Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- City kids are more likely to suffer concussions playing sports while children in rural areas tend to sustain these head injuries while using dirt bikes and other motorized vehicles, a new Canadian study finds.

    Hockey accounted for 40 percent of th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Critical Care Medicine:

    MONDAY, April 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A stay in an intensive care unit can lead to muscle weakness that continues to cause significant physical limitations for up to two years later, according to a new study.

    Researchers from the Johns Hopkins University Sch...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- When someone suffers a concussion, it can be hard to tell how serious it is and how long recovery will take, but a new blood test might help answer those questions.

    Swedish researchers report they have found a way to test blood for a protein ca...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Be careful when you plunk your youngster into a shopping cart on your next trip to the grocery store.

    New U.S. research finds that one child winds up in the emergency room every 22 minutes because of an injury related to shopping carts.

    Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    THURSDAY, Jan. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Be careful when you plunk your youngster into a shopping cart on your next trip to the grocery store.

    New U.S. research finds that one child winds up in the emergency room every 22 minutes because of an injury related to shopping carts.

    Full Article
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who have suffered a traumatic brain injury appear to have a much higher risk of dying prematurely, a new study suggests.

    These risks include having another brain injury, being assaulted and suicide. The risks are even higher for those wi...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Gerontology:

    THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults with memory problems and a history of concussion have more buildup of Alzheimer's disease-associated plaques in the brain than those who also had concussions but don't have memory problems, according to a new study.

    ''What we think ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2013 (HealthDay News) -- Months after concussion symptoms such as dizziness, headaches and memory loss fade, the brain continues to show signs of injury, a new study suggests.

    Comparing 50 concussion patients with the same number of healthy people, researchers found th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Critical Care Nursing:

    WEDNESDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Three different efforts to improve outcomes among patients in intensive-care units have produced mixed results.

    Using statins and trying different intravenous fluids made little difference for these sickest of patients, but giving beta blockers to tho...Full Article

  • Kelly Arashin

    Many medical conditions have patient and family education materials available. Nurses in the critical care unit can provide you and your loved one with this information. Providing patients and family with accurate information regarding the disease process they are being treated for is a very important

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  • Kelly Arashin

    Depending on the level of response, either Basic Life Support with an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Advanced Life Support with a Paramedic will care for your loved one while being transported to the hospital. 

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  • Kelly Arashin

    While critical care nurses perform many different procedures, the key word in this question is "medical procedures." State practice acts often differentiate between nursing and medical acts and a nurse must be careful to preform procedures that are well within his or her scope of practice. Common

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