Nursing Observation Essay

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Hello Everyone! We are so close to the finish line, another week down and only 2 more to go! This week I spent my time observing in the cardiology department. The most excitement actually came from an emergency situation that arose with one of the nurse’s family members who was shadowing her for the day. The patient would suddenly become ill without any warning. His heart rate and blood pressure dropped drastically and his lips became pale. He was rushed to the stress lab to get vital signs but we had a hard time placing the leads on his chest due to hyperhidrosis. Surprisingly within minutes his color came back and he also became more responsive. As we continued monitoring him, his heart rate and blood pressure returned to normal. At one point
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