About Janine Jambaro

Janine Eleonor V. Jambaro is a young nurse writer who has great passion for service. She believes that nurses can touch hearts and transform lives. By writing, she is able to inspire others and express thoughts, feelings and experiences.

Hypokalemia Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Hypokalemia Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Potassium Potassium is a major intracellular electrolyte. About 98% of potassium is found inside the cells of the body while the remaining 2% is located extracellular and maintains neuromuscular irritability. Potassium is crucial to heart function and plays a key role in skeletal and smooth muscle contraction, making it important for normal digestive and muscular […]

Pulmonary Embolism Nursing Care Plan

Pulmonary Embolism Nursing Care Plan

What is pulmonary embolism? Pulmonary embolism is a condition caused by a thrombus formation that originates somewhere in the venous system that detaches and lodges at the branch of pulmonary artery. It is not a disease in and of itself. Rather, it is a complication of underlying venous thrombosis (Ouellette, 2014). If left untreated, about […]