About Akisan Macatulad RN

The writer is twenty-two years of age who passed the NLE on July 2011. She graduated as an Academic Distinction Awardee and being the Florence Nightingale Awardee. Currently pursuing to finish her degree in Masters of Arts in Nursing major in Nursing Service Administration (Thesis Program). As of now, she is a Professional Nurse and a Certified Intravenous Therapist. She believes that there is always something in everything that we do. A career-driven, goal-oriented, and a God-centered person.

Nurse’s Role in Health Promotion

Nurse’s Role in Health Promotion

Health literacy is defined as “the degree of which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand the basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decision” (Institute of Medicine, 2004). In addition, WHO explains health literacy more completely as follows (Nutbeam, 2000): (1) “Health literacy represents the cognitive and social skills […]

Neurologic Vital Sign Assessment

Neurologic Vital Sign Assessment

A neurologic vital sign assessment is done in order to know the level of consciousness of the patients. By obtaining it, the nurse can determine if the cortical function is still normal. It will also provide an early sign of central nervous system (CNS) deterioration if assessed correctly. Equipment: Thermometer Penlight Sterile cotton ball or […]

Ketorolac (Toradol) Drug Study

Ketorolac (Toradol) Drug Study

  Ketorolac tromethamine also known as Ketorolac is a type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which is widely used as analgesic. On November 30, 1989, this drug was been approved by the FDA and introduced in the market by Syntex as Toradol. Aside from its analgesic effect, it is also used as anti-inflammatory that inhibits leukotriene […]