With Picmonic, facts become pictures. We've taken what the science shows - image mnemonics work - but we've boosted the effectiveness by building and associating memorable characters, interesting audio stories, and built-in quizzing. Whether you're studying for your classes or getting ready for a big exam, we're here to help.
Nebraska - Vital Signs
Anterior Pituitary Stimulated Through the Hypophyseal Portal
CRF Released During Stress
Posterior Pituitary Stimulated Through Neural Control
Flushed skin, warm to touch
Change in LOC
Provide adequate fluids
Monitor Electrolytes and Fluid
Monitor vital signs, esp temperature
Remove excess clothing and blankets
Sponge bath with tepid water
Decreases Heart Rate and Contractility
Decreases Peripheral Vascular Resistance
Decreases Renin Release
Asthma and Heart Block Patients
Assess Blood Pressure and Heart Rate
Masking Signs of Hypoglycemia
Do Not Stop Abruptly
Vital Signs - Adult
Temperature (96.8-100.4 Degrees F) (36-38 Degrees C)
Oxygen Saturation (94%-100%)
Blood Pressure (<120/80)
Weight Reduction and Exercise
Encourage Self Monitoring
Average 2 Sets, 2 Minutes Apart
After 2 or More Visits (within 1-4 weeks)
Take BP Both Arms
Common in African Americans
Calcium Channel Blockers (Verapamil and Diltiazem)
Mechanism of Action
Slows AV Conduction
Remove From Environment
Remove Wet Clothing
Warm IV Solutions
Warm Gastric Lavage
Warm Trunk BEFORE Extremities
Stages of Hypothermia
32 to 35°C (90 to 95°F)
28 to 32°C (82 to 90°F)
Obvious Motor Impairment
< 28°C (< 82°F)
Ace Your Registered Nurse (RN) Classes & Exams with Picmonic:
Over 1,410,000 students use Picmonic’s picture mnemonics to improve knowledge, retention, and exam performance.
Choose the #1 Registered Nurse (RN) student study app.
Picmonic for Registered Nurse (RN) covers information that is relevant to your entire Registered Nurse (RN) education. Whether you’re studying for your classes or getting ready to conquer your NCLEX®-RN, Hesi, ATI, TEAS test, Kaplan exams, we’re here to help.
Works better than traditional Registered Nurse (RN) flashcards.
Research shows that students who use Picmonic see a 331% improvement in memory retention and a 50% improvement in test scores.