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Nursing Care Plan Lung Cancer

Nursing Care Plan Lung Cancer

Originally posted 2014-07-11 05:19:42. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Lung cancer is the leading cancer killer among men and women in the United States, last 2008 (American Cancer Society, 2008). In the Philippines, Lung Cancer deaths reached 8,518 or 2.02% of total deaths according to a survey by WHO last 2011. Classification/Staging Lung cancer is...
Top 5 Videos that Will Make Every Nurse Proud

Top 5 Videos that Will Make Every Nurse Proud

Originally posted 2015-05-12 07:37:23. Republished by Blog Post PromoterNursing is an underappreciated job. You change diapers, you give bed bath, you drain urine, but regardless of all these humbling responsibilities, you have to face an angry folk, meet the demands of doctors, handle difficult patients, and even cope with the requirements of the hospital. But...
Patients with Endotracheal Tube - Nursing Roles, Management & Procedure

Patients with Endotracheal Tube – Nursing Roles, Management & Procedure

Originally posted 2015-05-16 11:50:15. Republished by Blog Post PromoterEndotracheal intubation is a very common procedure especially in the critical care unit for patients with airway problems. Patients who require mechanical ventilation needs to be intubated: either with endotracheal tube (usually for short-term use) or tracheostomy (long-term use). Thus, this article would like to expand the...
Rheumatoid Arthritis Nursing Care Plan

Rheumatoid Arthritis Nursing Care Plan

Originally posted 2014-06-16 04:22:24. Republished by Blog Post PromoterRheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease without an unknown origin that affects peripheral joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments, and blood vessels. Rheumatoid is more common in women than men. It affects 1% of the population worldwide. (Khana, Arnold, Pencharz, et al., 2006) According to World Health Report...
Coronary Artery Disease Pathophysiology

Coronary Artery Disease Pathophysiology

Originally posted 2014-09-03 06:14:58. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIntroduction Before the heart can pump blood to supply the body with oxygen and other nutrients, it has to supply its own needs first. And this is where the coronary arteries take in charge. They are responsible for supplying the oxygenation needs of the heart. The normal...
Care for Patient with Mechanical Ventilator

Care for Patient with Mechanical Ventilator

Originally posted 2015-04-13 05:21:53. Republished by Blog Post PromoterPatients who are critically ill and need oxygen support are usually attached to mechanical ventilator. That’s why, nurses who are in the assigned in the intensive or critical unit should be competent in caring for the patient with mechanical ventilator. Though there are technicalities that a nurse...
Asthma Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Asthma Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Originally posted 2014-06-15 11:14:38. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAsthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disorder characterized by airflow obstruction and airway hyperresonsiveness to multiple stimuli. Asthma despite common to children can occur at any age. However according to statistics, about 50% of the people suffering from asthma are ages 10 years and below. There are...
Squamous Cell Cancer Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Squamous Cell Cancer Pathophysiology and Schematic Diagram

Originally posted 2014-11-14 08:14:23. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWhat is Squamous Cell Cancer? The exact etiology of Squamous Cell Cancer is unknown. However medical textbooks point out different risk factors such as exposure to cancer-promoting stressors and the response of the body to those exposures combine to determine the risk of developing cutaneous SCC. Where...
Angiogram vs  Angioplasty - Patient Care for Pre and Post Operation

Angiogram vs Angioplasty – Patient Care for Pre and Post Operation

Originally posted 2015-04-28 16:13:37. Republished by Blog Post PromoterCardiac catheterization nowadays has become very popular since coronary artery diseases are rising due to unhealthy lifestyle and stress. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year and that’s 1 in every 4 deaths....
Perks of Being a Nurse

Perks of Being a Nurse

Originally posted 2014-11-17 02:25:38. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLiving and being a nurse has never been easy task. Even until going to bed you are still wondering and bothered, ‘how are my patients in the hospital?’, or ‘did I sign all my forms needed in the chart?’, or ‘did I miss a certain medication for...
Florence Nightingale - The Woman Behind the May 12 Celebration

Florence Nightingale – The Woman Behind the May 12 Celebration

Originally posted 2015-05-06 06:50:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter[quote_center]“I think one’s feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.”[/quote_center] – Florence Nightingale We all know who Florence Nightingale is. She was known to be ‘lady with the lamp,’ and the ‘mother of modern nursing’. She also developed...
Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) Nursing Care Plan

Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) Nursing Care Plan

Originally posted 2015-03-17 03:46:30. Republished by Blog Post PromoterCerebrovascular Accident or commonly known as Stroke or Brain Attack is the leading cause of disability and the second leading cause of death in the Philippines according to the Stroke Society in the Philippines. Stroke happens when an artery supplying the brain is blocked causing neurological deficits...
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