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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Nursing Management

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Nursing Management

“You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance” – Franklin P. Jones This quotation certainly speaks of staying on the line despite frequent punch from one’s limitations. Parents with children diagnosed with ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder can absolutely relate to the notable quote above. Their patience is...
Levine’s Four Conservation Principles in the Bio-Behavioral Pain Management

Levine’s Four Conservation Principles in the Bio-Behavioral Pain Management

Myra Estrin Levine’s “The Four Conservation Principles of Nursing”. The four major assertions of this model state that nursing intervention is based on the conservation of energy, structural integrity, personal integrity and social integrity (Tomey & Alligood, 2002). Conservation of energy focused on physical, psychological/emotional and spiritual energy. Structural energy refers to the preservation of...
Pain Perception

Pain Perception

Human feels pain because it is one of his survival instincts. Pain will give warning to the body that something dangerous is coming up. If the person is incapable to feel pain, it will be impossible for him to avoid accidents and react to dangerous situations. How do we feel pain? The answer is the...
Phobia Disorders Nursing Management

Phobia Disorders Nursing Management

One of the most intriguing parts in Psychiatric Nursing is phobic disorders. Phobia is defined as a type of irrational fear with things, activity or events. The Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 4th Edition and its Text Revision both standard references for classifying phobic disorders classified it into three types: Classification of Phobic Disorder Social...
Placenta Previa Nursing Management

Placenta Previa Nursing Management

Placenta previa is the abnormal implantation of the placenta in the lower uterine segment, where it encroaches on the internal cervical os.One of the most common causes of bleeding during the second half of the pregnancy,this disorder occurs in about 1 in 200 pregnancies more commonly in multi gravidas than in primigravidas. If the patient...
Leptospirosis Nursing Management

Leptospirosis Nursing Management

  Leptospirosis is a disease that is caused by pathogenic spirochetes of the genus Leptospira Interrogans. It is a bacterial infection passed from animals to humans by way of contaminated urine. The bacteria penetrate mucous membranes or breaks in the skin,multiply in the bloodstream and carried to all parts of the body. Causes of Leptospirosis...
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