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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...
Aging,Smoking and Stress Pathophysiology Schematic Diagram

Aging,Smoking and Stress Pathophysiology Schematic Diagram

Altered oxygenation in aging, smoking and stress is a predictable phenomenon proven by science and researches over more than a decade now. Aging is inevitable as man’s body grows older and aged with time. Smoking is avoidable but overly addicting to be controlled. Stress is a part of our daily lives and manageable by our...
Nursing Faces New Challenges in the New e-Era

Nursing Faces New Challenges in the New e-Era

There is nothing constant in this world except change, as changes will always be inevitable in struggle for life’s greatest survival. Health care system adapt to the changing needs of the society. The new electronic era brings greater challenges as well as myriad opportunities for nursing profession and the academe responsible in shaping the next...
Altered Oxygenation in Smoking - Nursing Diagnoses

Altered Oxygenation in Smoking – Nursing Diagnoses

Smoking significantly alters the normal mechanism of the body’s oxygenation process. Altered oxygenation in smoking happens because most of the chemical contents of cigarette and sisha causes blood viscosity, blood vessels constriction and low production of oxyhemoglobin. Jensen and colleagues (1991) suggested that a typical “pack-per-day” smoker experiences tissue hypoxia during a considerable portion of...
Orem’s Theory in the Management of Post-thyroidectomy

Orem’s Theory in the Management of Post-thyroidectomy

Dorothea E. Orem’s “Self-Care Deficit Theory of Nursing”. Orem’s model elicits the theory of self-care deficit and the role of the nursing system. Self-care is the practice of activities of daily living (ADL) that an individual personally initiates and performs on their own behalf to maintain health and well-being, as well as life as a...
NURSE’S PEN:Skills,Talent and Responsibility

NURSE’S PEN:Skills,Talent and Responsibility

In every battle, the strongest warrior who remains standing in the end always holds the greatest weapon. Over the struggle between life and death, it is the nurse’s pen obstinately saves the day. For crammed doctor’s order, jammed patient’s procedures and ceaseless nurse’s notes — it is the “documentation” relentlessly finds a way out of...
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...
Menopausal Assessment Tool and Intervention Index

Menopausal Assessment Tool and Intervention Index

Menopause is the cessation of menstrual cycles (Pillitteri, 2007). It is the time when menses cease marking the end of reproductive abilities due to natural changes in sex hormones (Ladewig et al., 2006; London et al., 2007) — it is the permanent end of fertility and fecundity (Ricci, 2007). Women refer this period as a...
Safe Motherhood and its Sad Reality

Safe Motherhood and its Sad Reality

Maternal morbidity and mortality has always been attributed with the health condition of the pregnant mothers. According to AbouZahr (2003), the health of mothers has long been acknowledged to be a cornerstone of public health. Increasing maternal morbidity and mortality rates called an alarming attention of the primary health care (PHC)—thus, the PHC initiated the...
Pinoy Nurses: In-demand in the Land of Legend, Oman

Pinoy Nurses: In-demand in the Land of Legend, Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is a country situated in the Southwest Asia and on the Southeast coast of the Arabian Peninsula. The country is bordered with United Arab Emirates in the northwest, Saudi Arabia in the west and Yemen in the southwest. The Arabian Sea in the south and east and the Gulf of Oman...
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