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The State of Nursing by 2018 - What Nurses Should Expect

The State of Nursing by 2018 – What Nurses Should Expect

When it comes to healthcare, nurses are the ones in the frontlines. We’re the first face a patient sees when they walk into a hospital. From the moment they walk into the moment they walk out, a nurse would be by their side; administering and evaluating treatment, and providing emotional support the whole way. As...
Aspirin Drug Study

Aspirin Drug Study

Generic name: Aspirin Brand name: Aspergum, Bayer, Easprin, Ecotrin, Empirin, Genprin, Halfprin, Norwich Pregnancy Category: D Drug Classes: Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiplatelet, Antipyretic, Antirheumatic, NSAID, Salicylate Therapeutic actions: Analgesic and antirheumatic- inhibits prostaglandin (an inflammatory mediator) synthesis Antipyretic effect – this action is not fully understood but drug study of aspirin is correlated with the ability...
Post traumatic Stress Disorder Nursing Intervention

Post traumatic Stress Disorder Nursing Intervention

Post traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD) is developed by people who suffered crisis which traumatized them. For example, a person who lost his child because of flash floods will find himself agitated at the slightest hint of rain. A soldier who just survived a war will find himself easily startled when something drops. A woman who...
Metoclopramide Drug Study

Metoclopramide Drug Study

Generic Name:Metoclopramide Brand Name:Clopra, Emex , Maxeran , Maxolon, Reglan Classifications:gastrointestinal agent; prokinetic agent (gi stimulant); autonomic nervous system agent; direct-acting cholinergic (parasympathomimetic); antiemetic Pregnancy Category:B Availability   5 mg, 10 mg tablets;  5 mg/5 mL solution;  5 mg/mL injection Actions   Potent central dopamine receptor antagonist. Structurally related to procainamide but has little antiarrhythmic...
Procedure on How to Apply for DHA Nursing License

Procedure on How to Apply for DHA Nursing License

Planning to work in Dubai as a Registered Nurse? In Dubai, if a Filipino nurse wants to pursue a professional practice, they need to obtain a professional license beforehand. This allows them to provide services using the acquired nursing skills. Confused where to start or how to apply for this ‘must-have’ license? Well then, you...
Piperacillin/Taxobactam Drug Study

Piperacillin/Taxobactam Drug Study

Generic Name: Piperacillin/Taxobactam Brand Name:Zosyn Classifications:  antiinfective; beta-lactam antibiotic; antipseudomonal penicillin Pregnancy Category: B Availability  2 g, 3 g, 4 g injection Actions  Antibacterial combination product consisting of the semisynthetic piperacillin and the beta-lactamase inhibitor tazobactam. Tazobactam component does not decrease the activity of the piperacillin component against susceptible organisms. Therapeutic Effects   Tazobactam is...
Dissecting Patient - Centered Care [Infographic]

Dissecting Patient – Centered Care [Infographic]

The healthcare industry is in constant flux, which means those who work within it are constantly adapting to new circumstances. Patient-centered care is becoming the new standard in healthcare, and nurses are refocusing on each patient’s diverse needs. The infographic, by the University of Arizona’s College of Nursing identifies some of the tools today’s nurses need to...
Levodopa (Dopar) Drug Study

Levodopa (Dopar) Drug Study

Generic Name: Levodopa Brand Name: Dopar,Larodop Classifications:  autonomic nervous system agent; anticholinergic (parasympatholytic); antiparkinsonism agent Pregnancy Category:  C Availability 100 mg, 250 mg, 500 mg tablets and capsules Actions Drug is a metabolic precursor of dopamine, a catecholamine neurotransmitter. Unlike dopamine, levodopa readily crosses the blood–brain barrier. Precise mechanism of action unknown. Therapeutic effects Levodopa...
Ceftriaxone Drug Study

Ceftriaxone Drug Study

Generic Name:Ceftriaxone Brand Name:Rocephin Classifications:anti infective; antibiotic; third-generation cephalosporin Pregnancy Category:B Availability 250 mg, 500 mg, 1 g, 2 g injection Actions   Semisynthetic third generation cephalosporin antibiotic. Preferentially binds to one or more of the penicillin-binding proteins (PBP) located on cell walls of susceptible organisms. This inhibits third and final stage of bacterial cell...

Jose R.Reyes Memorial Medical Center (JRRMMC)

Jose R.Reyes Memorial Medical Center (JRRMMC) has an authorized   400 bed capacity hospital  of acute ,short term illness,and teaching training for doctors,nurses and health care staff under the Department of Health. The Hospital is currently one of the choices for free cervical screenings in the celebration of the Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Hospital Service Offered: Medicine Surgery...
Citicoline Drug Study

Citicoline Drug Study

Citicoline, also known as Cytidine 5′- diphosphocholine and CDPCholine, is an endogenous nucleotide naturally found in the body where it is an essential intermediate in the synthesis of the major phospholipid of the cell membranes, phosphatidylcholine (Fioravanti &  Buckley, 2006). The biological activity attributed to citicoline has suggested a possible role of citicoline on improving...

Amang Rodriguez Medical Center (ARMC)

[kkratings] Amang Rodriguez Medical Center (ARMC) currently known as the Amang Rodriguez Memorial Medical Center a  150-bed medical center located in Marikina City. Originally posted 2011-12-18 05:05:28. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
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