About Renniel Paul Raquepo RN, MAN

A Registered Nurse with Master of Arts in Nursing, Major in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Worked as a Clinical Instructor for 5 years.

OR Nurse: Scrub vs Circulating

OR Nurse: Scrub vs Circulating

An Operating Room Nurse (OR nurse) is a special type of practicing nurse. They are specially trained to handle the fast-phasing environment with accuracy while maintaining professional approach towards patient care. These nurses are packed with complete existence in all corners of the operating room.Their knowledge and skills are constantly challenged depending on the demands […]

Anesthesia Nursing Considerations

Anesthesia Nursing Considerations

Anesthesia came from the Greek words an- and –aisthesis which literally means “without sensation”. This is anything (usually of medical in nature) that brings temporary absence or diminished pain sensation and muscle relaxation during a surgical procedure. Along with the above mentioned effects, it is also popular for causing a phenomenon called “hypnosis”, which is […]

Ectopic Pregnancy Case Study

Ectopic Pregnancy Case Study

Ectopic pregnancy is the abnormal implantation of a fertilized ovum anywhere outside the uterine cavity or normal site of implantation. This is one of the most common complications of pregnancy during the first trimester. There is no exact statistic that would represent ectopic pregnancy because many cases were masked by misdiagnosis. Oftentimes, pregnancy is believed […]

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Case Study

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Case Study

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), also known as type III diabetes mellitus, is one of the most common type of diabetes mellitus and considered the most common complications of pregnancy. This health problem is like pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) that develops during pregnancy and disappears after the delivery of the fetus, or as maternal body returns to […]

Esophagitis Nursing Care Plan – Acute Pain

Esophagitis Nursing Care Plan – Acute Pain

Esophagitis, an inflammation of the esophagus due to exposure of the esophageal lining to upward or downward irritating chemicals (alkali or acids) causes extreme pain and malnutrition. This is a reversible condition if early diagnosis and proper treatment are employed. Among the conservative managements of esophagitis is lifestyle changes which mainly consists of exercise, diet, […]

Burns Nursing Intervention

Burns Nursing Intervention

Burns is a form of trauma or injury to body tissues, either localize in a certain body part or massive. It is caused by thermal, chemical, electrical, or radioactive substances. It is classified as partial-thickness or full thickness. Partial-thickness burns involve the epidermis and upper portion of the dermis. Full-thickness burns involve all layers of […]

Acute Glomerulonephritis (AGN) Nursing Care Plan

Acute Glomerulonephritis (AGN) Nursing Care Plan

Acute Glomerulonephritis (AGN) is a medical condition which involves the kidney, particularly, the glomeruli. This requires immediate medical and nursing interventions to retard the progress of scarring within the kidney. This scarring is somewhat irreversible which later causes renal failure. This disease affects 0.02% of the United States’ total population. This is common among boys […]