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Myocardial Infarction (MI) Nursing Care Plan

Myocardial Infarction (MI) Nursing Care Plan

  Myocardial infarction (MI) is caused by marked reduction/loss of blood flow through one or more of the coronary arteries, resulting in cardiac muscle ischemia and necrosis.   Pathophysiology    The reduced blood flow usually results from blockage of a thrombus in coronary artery. This may also trasnpire due to the following events: Spasm of the...
Hypertension (HPN) Nursing Care Plan

Hypertension (HPN) Nursing Care Plan

Hypertension, widely known as high blood pressure, has been seen to cause 7.5 million deaths or about 12.8% of total deaths according to World Health Organization. This also responsible for the 57 million disability adjusted life years which equates to 3.7% disability adjusted life years. Definition Blood pressure greater than 140/90 mm hg and is...
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Nursing Care Plan

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Nursing Care Plan

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the advanced enlargement of the prostate gland that is brought about by varying degrees of urethral obstruction and restriction of urinary flow. However, some men does not experience any symptoms for years. This condition is common among men 50 years old and above. Etiology  The cause of BPH is still unknown. ...
Miss Colorado gives 2016 Miss America Pageant an Astounding Perspective of a Talent: The Soliloquy of a Registered Nurse

Miss Colorado gives 2016 Miss America Pageant an Astounding Perspective of a Talent: The Soliloquy of a Registered Nurse

          Miss Colorado, the 22-year-old Kelley Johnson, made a very resplendent move in the recent preliminary night of Miss America Pageant 2016 in Atlantic City on September 09, 2015. [quote_right]“No Joe I can’t, I’m just a Nurse”[/quote_right] She replaced a sequined gown and conventional meretricious costumes with a regular scrub suit. She...
Nurse's Stories: The Everyday Struggles of Saving Life

Nurse’s Stories: The Everyday Struggles of Saving Life

    People would often say that being a nurse is more than a mere profession. In fact, every nurses would attest to this true-life statement, because their role is not only limited to their job description. Being a nurse means being ready to serve whole heartedly for it would necessitate them to endure different...
Nursing Shortages this 2016 and the Promising Salary

Nursing Shortages this 2016 and the Promising Salary

United States and United Kingdom will need an enormous amount of nurses in order to sustain the health care needs of their nations. According to Lintern of Nursing Times, NHS is likely to experience shortage this year. In fact, this was predicated by Centre for Workforce Intelligence 3 years ago and articulated that by 2016,...
What else Do we need to Know about Zika Virus ?

What else Do we need to Know about Zika Virus ?

We already heard substantial information about Zika virus, which usually comprises of basic know about, but what else do we need to know with regards to this disease? By this time, we should be bombarding ourselves with updates that would equip us in becoming effective. The rate of its prevalence may not be as fast...
Holidays in the Hospital

Holidays in the Hospital

Celebrating Christmas in the hospital is not what everyone would wish for to Santa. We can never say no, once schedule is finalized. However, among other holidays, I would still opt to work on Christmas day. Well, Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve almost have the same volume of patients and level of toxicity. During Thanksgiving,...
I Want My Nurse

I Want My Nurse

We have our favorites, and sometimes it is inevitable. Favoritism is technically not wrong because one can better than the other, and it’s a fact. Well, this also happens in the hospital. Some patients preferred to have or talk to their nurses than their doctors. Before, I give you some of the reasons why, let...
How to Teach your Kids with Simple But Fundamental Skills of Nursing

How to Teach your Kids with Simple But Fundamental Skills of Nursing

Pretend play is very common among kids, and this is one of the best way to enlighten children about different roles in the society. One of the common pretend plays is Pretend Play – Doctor/Nurse. Pretty sure that at least 1 in every 3 kids had imagine themselves either as a doctor or a nurse....
Leukemias Nursing Care Plan

Leukemias Nursing Care Plan

Leukemia is a type of cancer which affects the blood cells. This entails the proliferation of abnormal immature white blood cells. These cells are accumulated in the lymphoid tissues and bone marrow, and when a person have leukemia it reproduce uncontrollably and infiltrate the body tissues and blood vessels. This will eventually lead to malfunction...
Don't Settle for Less, Hit the High Band Score in IELTS

Don’t Settle for Less, Hit the High Band Score in IELTS

To go abroad, passing the Nursing Licensure Exam is only one of the many steps that you need to accomplish. Or let me try to rephrase it, “this is only the first, of many exams that you have to pass”, and one of which is IELTS. IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is a common...
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