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Nursing Jurisprudence Test -questions with rationale

Nursing Jurisprudence Test -questions with rationale

This nursing practice delves about the ethico- moral, legal, spiritual, and cultural aspects of practicing the nursing profession. The scope of this 25- item test covers the following topics given: Nursing ethics Laws, principles, and rules governing nursing Legal liabilities in nursing practice Informed consent, incident report and wills
Alzheimer’s Nursing Care Plan-Risk for Injury

Alzheimer’s Nursing Care Plan-Risk for Injury

Alzheimer’s disease is a major form of dementia and is believed to comprise half of all dementia. It has progressive effects on the individual’s cognition in two or more aspects, memory and client’s ability to comprehend and utilize language, calculation, spatial perception, judgement, and abstraction. The etiology of this condition has not yet been discovered...
Nursing Leadership and Management Test- questions with rationale

Nursing Leadership and Management Test- questions with rationale

This nursing practice is about theories and principles regarding how the nurse functions independently and in collaboration with other nurses and various health team members in various setting. The scope of this 25 – item practice test involves the following topics: Types and style of leadership Theories of leadership Management process and functions Patient classification...
Knowing Unang Yakap Campaign

Knowing Unang Yakap Campaign

What is Unang Yakap Campaign? It is diligently the adoption of the new policy standards in newborn care following the implementation of Health Reforms for Rapid Reduction in Maternal and Newborn Mortality. It is to counter effect the Philippine’s steady figures in neonatal mortality for the past 10 to 20 years showing a non- existent...
Congestive Heart Failure Nursing Care Plan-Decreased Cardiac Output

Congestive Heart Failure Nursing Care Plan-Decreased Cardiac Output

Congestive Heart failure is described as the inability of the heart to pump enough amount of blood needed by the body for venous return and for its metabolic requirements. It is caused by intravascular and interstitial volume overload and poor tissue perfusion. It is not a disease itself but denotes for a group of manifestations...
Postpartum Clients Nursing Consideration

Postpartum Clients Nursing Consideration

Puerperium from the Latin terms, puer meaning “child” and parere which means “to bring forth”, pertains to the point of time where maternal changes happen after the delivery of the baby. According to Pilliterri (1992), it involves two essential venues for maternal and child well- being, referring to both retrogressive and progressive processes. Retrogressive in...
What is a Nursing Theory?

What is a Nursing Theory?

Warning: You might be overwhelmed by this topic. It might cause epistaxis to some but don’t get me wrong, theoretical foundations in nursing was taught to us during our freshmen year. Thus, it is only a go- over for nursing professionals.To start with, a theory is defined as an organized system of ideas that is...
Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever and its Nursing Management

Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever and its Nursing Management

Summer season has now lapsed and rainy days are setting in. Philippines as a tropical country, is included to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention list for one which has dengue outbreaks for the past years.  According to the statistics, there were 126,000 dengue cases in the country last 2011. Thus, recently the Department...
Fracture Nursing Care Plan

Fracture Nursing Care Plan

Fracture is the discontinuity or break in the bone which is usually accompanied by trauma to the surrounding tissue. It commonly varies in size, severity, and treatment needed. They can range from slight missed crack in the bone to pelvic injury. Injuries to the surrounding tissues of the fractured site, involving the nerves, skin, vessels,...
Fever (Hyperthermia) Nursing Care Plan

Fever (Hyperthermia) Nursing Care Plan

Hyperthermia or commonly known as fever is present when the body temperature is higher than 37ᴼC which can be measured orally, but 37.7ᴼC if measured per rectum. It occurs when the body is invaded by some bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Sometimes the occurrence of fever may also be due to non- infectious factors like injury,...
Burns Nursing Care Plan-Risk for Fluid Volume Deficit

Burns Nursing Care Plan-Risk for Fluid Volume Deficit

Burns are injuries to the skin tissue probably resulting from thermal or heat, electricity, radiation or chemicals. When tissues are burned; fluid leaks into the tissues from the blood vessels which cause swelling and pain.
CAUTION: Difficult Client

CAUTION: Difficult Client

Nursing the sick and the well does not exempt us from encountering various personalities. Part of our distinctive profession is to deal with difficult clients. These clients could be manipulative, demanding, suspicious, irate, or uncooperative clients. Unfortunately, some clients may show violent behaviours to which extent that assistance from our fellow health team members is...
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