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Elizabeth Hanes

Elizabeth HanesElizabeth Hanes

RN-BSN

General Medicine

1,282 Answers231 Followers62 Best Answers20,016 Helpful Answer Votes
 

Bio

Elizabeth Hanes is a Registered Nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Along with a broad base of nursing knowledge, Elizabeth has clinical expertise in plastic surgery, cosmetic enhancement procedures and post-operative recovery. She also possesses extensive knowledge about geriatrics and caregiving, particularly caring for the caregiver.


Elizabeth is health care content marketing writer. She produces a variety of content for patients, healthcare providers and businesses. Elizabeth is one of the few nurse writers around who has experience scripting patient education videos. Her "Inside Edge" newsletter is a  must-read for anyone who produces B2B or B2C medical content.


When not writing or practicing nursing, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and traveling. She resides in Houston with her husband, elderly mother, an energetic border collie, and a disinterested cat.

Blog: RN2Writer

Credentials

Licensures/Certifications:
  • Current, unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing with honors
Professional Associations:
  • Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) - current
  • Association of PeriOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) - past
  • American Society of Perianesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) - past
  • Sigma Theta Tau, the nursing honors society - past

Education:
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing - University of New Mexico
  • Bachelor of Arts, Creative Writing - University of New Mexico
Organization Affiliations:
  • Nursing
Publications:
Awards & Honors:
  • Online Journalism Award 2010, Online Commentary/Blogging for "Dad Has Dementia"
 

My Answers

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A. When talking with people your age who complained of chest pain, I used to always say, "It's highly unlikely you have a heart problem, if...
A. This is unusual behavior, to be sure. I would not assume your daughter is doing this "on purpose." She may be suffering from bowel...
A. Yes, you definitely can still suffer from allergies after having your tonsils removed.The tonsils are fleshy pads of tissue at the back of the throat...
A. Oh, my goodness! How awful. I'm glad to know your grandmother is getting medical treatment.Luckily, the ingestion of household ammonia usually is...
A. Mesenteric artery stenosis sounds like a specific condition, but really the term just refers to the narrowing of a particular major artery in the...
A. Well, there are a lot of things that could cause this to happen. In fact, when people who are really out of shape exercise vigorously and get...
A. Well, I'm not going to sugarcoat it. A cystoscopy isn't the most pleasant experience you'll ever have. On the other hand, it's not as...
A. I'm not trying to alarm you, but you need to seek immediate medical attention.Although you have a family history of COPD, the symptoms you...
A. The short answer is: no.Epidural anesthesia is used in a variety of situations. It is performed by infusing numbing medicine very close to the spinal...
A. I'm sorry to hear you're going through this. It sounds very unpleasant, and I applaud you for having what could be an embarrassing situation...
A. It's an interesting question.If an object of any size or shape gets inserted into the rectum, it can get stuck (or, as we like to say in medicine...
A. I'm sorry to hear this. It sounds like you may have sustained a minor chemical burn.I would not hesitate to moisturize the skin. With burn...
A. OK, so let's back up a moment and run through what shingles is, how it gets transmitted, and what effect it has on different groups of people...
A. Best Answer
Well, I'm no expert on this, but I doubt you messed up the drug screen. First of all, 500mL is not very much water for the kidneys to process...