Metronidazole Drug Study

Metronidazole Drug Study

Generic Name: Metronidazole Brand Name: Flagyl, Metric 21, Noritade, Protostat,MetroGel-Vaginal Classification: Antibiotic, Antibacterial, Amebicide, Antiprotozoal Patients Dose: Metronidazole 500mg1 tab TID PO Minimum Dose: PO : 250mg TID IV : 100mg /mL Maximum Dose: PO : 750 mg TID 6-10days IV :100mg/mL Availability:  Capsules: 375 mg Injection: 5mg/mL Oral suspension: 200mg/5ml Tablets: 200mg, 250mg, 400mg, 500mg Topical gel: 0.75 %,1% […]

Filariasis Nursing Management

Filariasis Nursing Management

One of the most major concerns in the community nowadays is the arising prevalence of a parasitic disease known as Filariasis. Thousands of Filipinos were already affected by this perilous disease and since then, its occurrence has already been considered a health-threatening one. What is Filariasis? Filariasis or sometimes known as filariae is an infectious […]

Top 10 in demand Jobs for Ex -Nurses

Top 10 in demand Jobs for Ex -Nurses

There was a decrease in the Employment Rate in the Philippines estimated 93.4 % compared to 94.3% of last year’s according to Philippine Statistic Authority. This is based on the results from the Labor Force Survey of January 2017. There is also an increase in Unemployment Rate of 6.6% from 5.7% and decrease in Underemployment […]

Gastric Gavage Feeding

Gastric Gavage Feeding

Patients who have inability to ingest, swallow or chew foods but is able to digest and absorb nutrients requires feeding via tubes. Tube feedings deliver liquid feeding formula directly to the stomach, duodenum or jejunum. For a patient who cannot normally eat due to dysphagia, oral or esophageal obstruction or injury, gastric gavage feeding is […]

Physical Assessment – Head to Toe

Physical Assessment – Head to Toe

Physical Assessment is the subjective and objective data obtained to determine the patient’s state of wellness or illness, physical and health status, limitations, assets and liabilities. Physical Assessment Techniques (Nettina, 2006) Inspection – Scrutinize the patient’s body and behavior. Be highly sensitive to visual clues. Palpation – Touch without or with pressure (as indicated) the […]