Cholera Management

Cholera Management

The acute enteric infection that has caused several outbreaks worldwide in the recent years is known as cholera, otherwise called as violent dysentery. It has widely affected those locations with less potable supply of water, or those with inaccessible basic needs, and most especially those crowded places with lack of sanitation and hygiene practices. Cholera […]

Family Nursing Care Plan

Family Nursing Care Plan

In community health nursing, the family will be the considered as a client aside from individual clients in the family. Family Nursing Care Plan is defined as a guide or framework of nursing care designed to provide ways in solving health related problems of the family as a whole. The nursing process is still implemented […]

Dilation and Curettage

Dilation and Curettage

Dilation (or dilatation) and curettage (D&C) is a gynaecological procedure done by widening or opening the cervical canal and surgical removal of the uterine lining or uterine contents by scooping and scrapping (with the use of sharp curette) or suctioning (suction curettage) . It is a minor surgery done in ambulatory or outpatient surgery clinics […]

Lydia Hall’s Nursing Theory- Core, Care and Cure Model for Geriatric Care

Lydia Hall’s Nursing Theory- Core, Care and Cure Model for Geriatric Care

Lydia Hall’s nursing theory—Core, Care and Cure Model—is client-centered (Anonuevo et al., 2000). Hall’s metaparadigm centers on the following: on person as the Core, body as the Care and disease is for the Cure (Pearson, 2007; Tomey & Alligood, 2002; Parker, 2001; Anonuevo et al., 2000). In an editorial (Pearson, 2007), nurses primarily function within […]

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 […]

Tuberculosis Nursing Care Plan – Ineffective Airway Clearance

Tuberculosis Nursing Care Plan – Ineffective Airway Clearance

Tuberculosis is primarily a contagious condition derived through the inhalation of an airborne bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The most common location infected with this condition is the pulmonary tract otherwise it may also invade the bloodstream or the lymphatic system, especially for those immunocompromised individuals.     Pulmonary tuberculosis may produce symptoms like cough which may […]

Alzheimers Disease -The Nursing Process

Alzheimers Disease -The Nursing Process

Alzheimer’s disease—or senile dementia of the Alzheimer’s type—is a chronic, progressive, irreversible, and degenerative brain/neurologic disorder that begins insidiously accompanied by profound effects on memory, cognition, ability for self-care and disturbances in behavior and affect (Smeltzer & Bare, 2004). Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is ubiquitous to the geriatric stage of the life of man. Patients with […]