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.

Common Use Nursing Abbreviations and Medical Terminologies List 1

Common Use Nursing Abbreviations and Medical Terminologies List 1

In the healthcare industry, documentation is very important. Medical records must be written legibly and easily understood by those who access them. A record is a valuable source of data used by health care team members to facilitate communication, financial billing, assessment, research, auditing and for legal purposes. Using abbreviations in medical records shorten written […]

Cricothyrotomy Procedure

Cricothyrotomy Procedure

Establishing a patent airway is top priority in all clients. In cases where endotracheal intubation or tracheotomy cannot be performed immediately to establish airway, it is necessary to perform a cricothyrotomy. This procedure is rarely performed and is done by puncturing the trachea through the cricithyroid membrane. The physician performs this procedure and the role […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hypovolemia Nursing Management

Hypovolemia Nursing Management

Hypovolemia, otherwise known as fluid volume deficit, is an emergency condition where the water and electrolytes are lost in equal proportion (ratio of serum electrolyte and water is the same). This differentiates hypovolemia to dehydration which refers to the loss of water alone with sodium levels increased. Fluid volume deficit may occur alone or in […]

Blood Glucose Monitoring Procedure

Blood Glucose Monitoring Procedure

Monitoring blood glucose levels regularly is a necessity for diabetic clients. The readings provided in each test determine the best strategy in managing blood sugar levels. Changes in glucose level pattern can alert health professionals to a possible need for alterations in managing diabetes. Blood glucose monitoring procedure detect or monitor elevated blood glucose levels […]

Chest Physiotherapy

Chest Physiotherapy

Optimum respiratory health is not possible without clearing secretions in the airway. Normally, a healthy person can get rid of these secretions in two ways: (1) mucociliary clearance system and (2) coughing. However, presence of diseases such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, cerebral palsy, dystrophy of the muscles and immunodeficiency, can cause poor lung health and […]