About JDGopez R.N.

JD Gopez, R.N. I am a Professional Registered Nurse with skills in literature, analysis, and comprehension.I am currently employed as a staff nurse at a Tertiary Hospital. I am just a simple nurse who enjoys writing.

Facts on RNHeals

Facts on RNHeals

You may have read our article at http://rnspeak.com/news/rn-heals-4-deployment-of-22500-nurses-for-2013/# regarding the announcement of the 4th Batch of RNHeals. As you all may have known, the DOH, in its official statement, has shed light that there will be a 4th batch of nurses who will be hired for its program called “RN Heals”. This statement can be […]

The 8-8-8 Rule – Living Healthy

The 8-8-8 Rule – Living Healthy

Do you know about the 8-8-8 Rule? It is a really simple life concept and maybe you do not know that you follow this rule every living day. It is a really smart principle that has guided man for countless years without man even knowing that such a principle exists. The 8-8-8 rule is simply […]

A (Not so) Healthy Night Shift

A (Not so) Healthy Night Shift

Nurses work on a rotating schedule and are assigned shifts.  Given this, nurses have to work the night shift on certain days. Working the night shift is basically being up and about and ready for anything, while 80% of the world relaxes, closes their eyes, and well, sleeps. At my workplace, a very few nurses […]

Clindamycin Drug Study

Clindamycin Drug Study

There is one drug that some lay people mix with astringents to come up with a “mixture” of a solution to be applied topically. This drug is Clindamycin. Is it the proper way of using the drug to treat pimples? Generic Name: Clindamycin hydrochloride Brand Name: Dalacin-C, Cleocin Classification: Antibiotic, lincosamide Uses: Treatment of serious […]

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Drug Study

Diphenhydramine (Benadryl) Drug Study

Diphenhydramine is a common antihistamine used by the general public to treat allergies. Generic Name: Diphenhydramine hydrochloride Brand Name: Benadryl Classification: Antihistamine, second generation, ethanolamine Uses: Treatment of hypersensitivity reactions Treatment of motion sickness Treatment of Parkinsonism Nighttime sleep aid Antitussive Actions: Has high sedative, anticholinergic and antiemetic effects Blocks the action of acetylcholine Blocks […]

Paracetamol (Biogesic) Drug Study

Paracetamol (Biogesic) Drug Study

  Generic Name: Paracetamol, Acetaminophen Brand Name: Biogesic, Panadol, Tylenol Classification: Non-narcotic analgesic, Antipyretic Uses: Control of pain due to headache, earache, dysmenorrhea, arthralgia, myalgia, musculoskeletal pain, arthritis, immunizations, teething, tonsillectomy O reduce fever in viral and bacterial infections As a substitute for aspirin in upper GI disease, bleeding disorders clients in anticoagulant therapy and […]