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How to Take Care of Your Nurse’s Cap

How to Take Care of Your Nurse’s Cap

The “Capping and Pinning Ceremony” is one of the highlights of being a nurse. It signifies a lot of things and besides passing the battery exam, it can be the start of the real nursing life where you will start to be exposed with different hospitals and signifies the start of your “duty days” or...
Spontaneous Abortion Nursing Care Plan - Fluid Volume Deficit Related to Massive Blood Loss

Spontaneous Abortion Nursing Care Plan – Fluid Volume Deficit Related to Massive Blood Loss

Spontaneous abortion or in layman’s term, called miscarriage. It presents a lot of risk factors to one’s health not only physically but also emotionally especially if a couple has been trying to have a child for years. It is called spontaneous abortion if a fetus is born before its 20th week. It is called preterm...
Hair Loss (Alopecia) Nursing Care Plan - Disturbed Body Image Related to Alopecia Secondary to Chemotherapy Side Effects

Hair Loss (Alopecia) Nursing Care Plan – Disturbed Body Image Related to Alopecia Secondary to Chemotherapy Side Effects

Acceptance of a cancer treatment can be very difficult for a person. Especially if this was diagnosed the first time. (Since cancer can relapse anytime) Nevertheless, it doesn’t make it any easier. Accepting the disease itself is as hard as the treatment. It may connote hopelessness, anxiety and fear of the unknown and of course,...
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Case Study

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Case Study

Transient Ischemic Attack is also known as TIA by the medical professionals but in layman’s term, they usually call it as “mini stroke” or “stroke like illness”.  The only difference of TIA with stroke is the time frame as well as the absence of tissue death or infarction. Compared with stroke which has a more...
What is Next After Taking the Board Exam?

What is Next After Taking the Board Exam?

So, now, you are in between being a Nursing graduate and soon, an RN to be. What is next after taking your board exam? That is the grueling question that you should try to answer. At this point of time, you are already facing the realities of being a nurse in the Philippines. To tell...
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