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Nurse - Roles and Functions

Nurse – Roles and Functions

A nurse is a professional who is focused in health related issues and views man as a whole being. The most important tool in providing nursing care is through utilization of the nursing process. In order to be a registered nurse, a student nurse must be able to acquaint himself with the various roles and...
Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)

Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)

Pain at the lumbar area and straining in order to urinate, these are the symptoms of an enlarged prostate gland. Males especially those who are above 40 years old may have common complaints such as the stated above. Urologists may give medications in order to relieve the enlargement of the prostate. However, when symptoms worsen,...
School Phobia - Didaskaleinophobia

School Phobia – Didaskaleinophobia

The school is a place where most of a person’s development is cultured and nourished. It is the place where he meets new people and form friendships enjoys activities, and experiences a life that is different from what he’s used to at home. However, there are times when these changes at school bring anxiety and...
A revisit to Elisabeth Kübler Ross -Nursing Implications on Loss

A revisit to Elisabeth Kübler Ross -Nursing Implications on Loss

Loss is a short word but the depth of impact in a person’s life is too deep to grasp. Dealing with it is just like dealing with uncertainty. As if you are walking in a winding road that would never end. Dealing with things or persons that were lost before and now found can be...
Cell Physiology

Cell Physiology

When asked what is a cell? An individual can actually answer immediately that it is the smallest unit of living thing. It carries the very essence of being a living thing, the DNA and how it works to be a living organism. But what is actually a cell? Although this has been taught many times,...
The Nervous System - Anatomy & Physiology

The Nervous System – Anatomy & Physiology

The Neuron The neuron is one of the two main cell types in the nervous system. Their purpose is to transmit nerve messages while the other one, the Glial cells branch one neuron to another neuron and sometimes, these cells also surround neurons in order to conduct  in a faster way. The Nerve Message                ...
Nursing and Yoga

Nursing and Yoga

Nursing as a profession can be very demanding at times. Let’s face it, we were trained to hurdle such challenges bit by bit since we stepped into a calling of selfless endeavor. We were tested almost every day of our stamina and knowledge in how to deal with different types of people. We are equipped...
Spontaneous Abortion

Spontaneous Abortion

Case: Ana, a 40-year-old female came in to the Emergency Room complaining of vaginal bleeding. She has been known to be pregnant for 5 weeks. The doctor assessed her noting for her last menstrual period and indicated an internal examination.   A complete abortion was the diagnosis of the doctor. Ana and her husband grieve...
Amiodarone Hydrochloride (Cordarone) Drug Study

Amiodarone Hydrochloride (Cordarone) Drug Study

Pronounced as (am-ee-OH-dah-rohn hih-droh-KLOR-ighd), it is therapeutically classified to be a ventricular anti arrhythmic  This drug is used for patients who do not respond to other antiarrhythmics. Brand Names: Cordarone Pacerone Indications: Premature ventricular fibrillation Unstable ventricular tachycardia Atrial fibrillation Angina Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy Supraventricular arrhythmias Dosages: Adults: Oral: Loading dose is between 800 to 1,600 mg...
Nursing Care Plan Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Nursing Care Plan Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Let’s take a different turn in figuring out how to manage patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. This nursing care plan is not in table format so that you may learn the art of making a plan on your own. This is only a guide wherein you will be efficient in your nursing care. Case...
Autism Nursing Management

Autism Nursing Management

Autism remains to be a marvel in the field of medicine. It is a complex disorder which is not diagnosed medically but by behavioral observation and screening. Recent studies showed that one out of 110 children worldwide is considered to have some form of autism; this incidence is ten times higher than ten years ago....
Urinary Tract Infection Nursing Care Plan

Urinary Tract Infection Nursing Care Plan

Urinary Tract Infection is due to an infection the lower urinary tract, involving the bladder, and sometimes the urethra and the ureter. It is ascending infection caused commonly by E. coli, Enterobacter, Pseudomonas and Serratia. Clients who are at risk for having urinary tract infection are those with long standing indwelling catheters, pregnant women, females...
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