About Daisy Abastar

Daisy Abastar holds a degree in Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Her work experiences include Nursing Local Board Examination Reviewer, Clinical Instructor, NC2 Examination Reviewer and Caregiver Lecturer. Subjects handled: Psychiatric, Obstetric, Pediatric and Fundamentals of Nursing. She also specialized in these areas: ER, Orthopedic Ward and the DR. In addition to passing NLE, she also passed IELTS examination. Her written works are combined learning from theoretical to actual nursing background and ongoing research.

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 […]

ADPIE (Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Intervention, Evaluation) Charting for Nurses

ADPIE (Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Intervention, Evaluation) Charting for Nurses

Did you know that improper documentations can cause errors in the health care settings that could led to patient having adverse reactions or worst death? Nurse instructors always stress out how important to do documentation correctly. This is the reason why, clinical instructors keeps on asking for revision on practice documentations done by students. So […]

Nursing Care Plan Postpartum Depression

Nursing Care Plan Postpartum Depression

Did you know? – The prevalence rate of postpartum depression among new mothers is about 10%. Almost every new mother notices alterations in their feelings or mood after giving birth. Disturbances in function, affect or thought processes are characteristics of affective or mood disorders. When this condition affects the family after giving birth it can […]

Hypochondriasis Disorder

Hypochondriasis Disorder

The 5 Specific Somatoform disorders Somatoform disorders are psychiatric illnesses characterized by the presence of physical symptoms suggesting medical condition that cannot be explained by an actual physical disorder. The five specific somatoform disorders are: Somatization disorder. This psychiatric illness is characterized by multiple physical symptoms. It begins at about age 30 extending over several […]