About Ira Hope

Writing is an integral part of my nursing career. It is my way to reach more people and empower them with the roles of nurses. Currently, I'm working as a nurse in a private hospital specifically in the Emergency Room. Emergency nursing is my forte.

Stroke Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram

Stroke Pathophysiology & Schematic Diagram

Stroke or otherwise known as cerebrovascular accident (CVA), or sometimes called as cerebrovascular disease (CVD) is the infarction of a specific portion of the brain brought about by insufficient blood supply. Stroke may occur due to thrombosis; embolism due to fragments of blood clots, presence of a tumor, fat, bacteria or air; intracerebral hemorrhage because […]

Diabetes Mellitus Nursing Care Plan

Diabetes Mellitus Nursing Care Plan

Diabetes Mellitus  is a metabolic disorder characterized by glucose intolerance or inadequate insulin production of the pancreas. It has two types, namely: Type 1 or Insulin dependent DM (IDDM) and Type 2 or Non- insulin dependent DM (NIDDM). The metabolic effects of diabetes mellitus include the decrease in utilization of glucose because insufficiency in insulin […]

Nursing Care Plan for Hypertension

Nursing Care Plan for Hypertension

Hypertension is also called as high blood pressure. It is really a common problem among people nowadays. With the influence of the environment and lifestyle coupled with genetics, hypertension is really a common nursing problem.Each case of hypertension may involve different ways of treatment; however the major goal is to prevent an increase in the […]

Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia

    Schizophrenia is the most common and disabling of the psychotic disorders. Its etiology came from a physiologic malfunctioning of the brain. It affects all races and is common in men than in women as well as those in the lower socioeconomic status. It came from the Greek words, schizo meaning split and phrene meaning […]