Fundamentals of Nursing

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ADPIE (Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Intervention, Evaluation) Charting for Nurses

Did you know that improper documentations can cause errors in the health care settings that could led to patient having adverse reactions or worst...
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Infection Control and Asepsis

Microorganisms, whether we like it or not, are present everywhere even on areas we can't set our eyes upon. It is present in the...
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Common Use Nursing Abbreviations & Medical Terminologies List 2

One essential part of nursing practice is accurate record keeping. Documentation is equally important as communicating by phone when relaying information to other healthcare...

Nurse – As the Change Agent

Being a change agent is one of the major roles of the nurse in the health care system. The nurse takes effect on the...
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Care for Patient with Mechanical Ventilator

Patients who are critically ill and need oxygen support are usually attached to mechanical ventilator. That’s why, nurses who are in the assigned in...
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The SBAR Method – Patient Assessment and Nurse-Physician Encounters

There will always come a time when you have to relay critical patient information to an attending physician. Am I hearing pounding heart sounds?...
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Florence Nightingale – The Woman Behind the May 12 Celebration

“I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.”- Florence NightingaleWe all know who...
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Hand Washing Technique: Steps to Break Away from Infection

Keeping clean and sterile is the fundamental principle for breaking the chain of infection. One of the most well-known and basic ways yet practiced...
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Nurse’s Role in Health Promotion

Health literacy is defined as “the degree of which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand the basic health information and services...
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FDAR Charting – How Nurses Do It

Focus charting or simply termed as F-DAR is a kind of documentation utilizing the nursing process and involves the four steps: assessment, planning, implementation...