Nursing Health Assessment Mnemonics & Tips - Nurseslabs
11+ nursing health assessment mnemonics & tips to help you through your nursing assessment and physical examinations and data gathering.
Your Immune System Is Made, Not Born
In one of the most comprehensive analyses of immune function performed to date, researchers analyzed blood samples from 105 sets of healthy twins. They measured immune cell populations and their chemical messengers—204 parameters in all—before and after participants received a flu shot. Differences in three fourths of these parameters depended less on genetics than on environmental factors, such as diet and prior infections. Genetics had almost no effect on how well individuals responded to…
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Carotid sheath:Internal carotid artery
Internal carotid arises at the bifurcation of the common carotid between C3 and C5 vertebral level. It has no branches outside the skulls and passes straight up in the carotid sheath, beside the pharynx to the carotid canal in the base of the skull. Relations: posterior: sympathetic trunk, superior laryngeal branch of the vagus medial: ascending pharyngeal artery lateral: internal jugular vein and vagus nerve anterior: lower down by lingual and facial veins, the occipital artery and…
Immunology 101 Series: Understanding the Immune System & How Vaccines Protect Us
By Aimee Pugh-Bernard, PhD Do you get overwhelmed trying to make sense of biology? It’s okay. We do, too, which is why we’ve asked Dr. Aimee Pugh-Bernard, an immunologist and educator, to give us a…