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Lecture Overview

In this lecture, your presenter, Sue de Muelenaere takes you through a case study of a person post-operatively. Three possible reasons for the patient's deterioration will be explored to determine if the patient is bleeding, has a pulmonary embolism or has atelectasis.


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Sue de Muelenaere

Sue de Muelenaere is a registered nurse with more than 20 years’ experience as a nurse educator. Sue completed a five-year bachelor of nursing degree in South Africa, which included training in psychiatric and community nursing and midwifery. Since then, Sue has worked extensively in the intensive care environment, during which she has presented various courses, including an honour’s degree, a diploma in intensive care, and various short cardiac and ECG courses. Sue also holds an honour’s degree in advanced nursing science (intensive care nursing) and diplomas in nursing education and nursing administration. She was the education manager in a specialised heart hospital where she was responsible for the education of all hospital staff, including non-nursing staff members. Sue is passionate about teaching. She maintains a special interest in all aspects of nursing the critically-ill patient. See Educator Profile


113 Total Rating(s)
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Jenny Baker (Gammon)
22 Aug 2019

Valuable resource informative lecture & information .I recommend session to all clinical staff .

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Christine Bernasconi
25 Jul 2019

Excellent lecture covering some of the basics

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Anna Carkeet
22 Jul 2019

Good lecture

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Jenna He
21 Jul 2019

A very professional presentation with valuable information! Thank you!

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Claire Louise Jackson Jackson
17 Jul 2019

Excellent lecture

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Lynette Felix
10 Jul 2019

Excellent resource for post operative nursing.

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Anna Carter
19 Jun 2019

Good lecture, good resource for post op nursing.

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Raven Budarick
08 Jun 2019


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Pearl Hampshire
08 Jun 2019

excellent information pertinently delivered

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justine grace sanchez brabante
04 Jun 2019

amazing learning material.