Fundamentals of Nursing

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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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Understanding Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory

You've probably heard of this super famous person in the psychology world - Sigmund Freud. But did you know that Freud is not a...
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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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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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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...
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Common Use Nursing Abbreviations and Medical Terminologies List 1

In the healthcare industry, documentation is very important. Medical records must be written legibly and easily understood by those who access them. A record...
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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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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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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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Nursing Documentation and Reporting: Do’s and Don’ts

Nursing documentation is responsible for keeping the legal record of the patient, which is known as the patient’s chart, regarding his personal information and...