The 5 Biggest Exercise Myths
MYTH #1: DO 8 TO 12 REPETITIONS The claim: It’s the optimal repetition range for building muscle. The origin: In 1954, Ian MacQueen, M.D., an English surgeon, and competitive bodybuilder, published a scientific paper in which he recommended a moderately high number of repetitions for muscle growth. The truth: This approach places muscles under a medium amount of tension for a medium...
Nursing Note #1: When you irrigate a gaping...
Rationale: This is to wash away tissue debris and drainage effectively. Then after you irrigation, the nurse should dry the area around the wound (to avoid growth of microorganisms and skin irritation).