Community Health Nursing
Tuberculosis (TB) - A Major Public Health Hazard

Tuberculosis (TB) – A Major Public Health Hazard

Originally posted 2013-03-20 00:51:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I am a health advocate. I learned in nursing school that tuberculosis is highly communicable and it is deadly if not appropriately treated. I appreciate the real picture of tuberculosis by the moment I’m assigned in rural areas. Case finding is included in our responsibility as...
Red Lights in Diarrhea

Red Lights in Diarrhea

Originally posted 2013-04-30 09:42:18. Republished by Blog Post PromoterAs a community health nurse, I’ve seen a lot of diarrhea cases especially among children. Sad to witness that some of the mothers brought their child to the health center when dehydration is evident. They live in far areas and monetary problem is one of the leading...
Life-Sustaining Vitamin A in Philippines Community Setting

Life-Sustaining Vitamin A in Philippines Community Setting

Originally posted 2013-04-29 13:08:04. Republished by Blog Post PromoterLet us acknowledge the month of April as one of the months for Garantisadong Pambata (Preschoolers Health Week), a popular mass campaign for the nationwide vitamin A distribution. This is in accordance to the Philippines Department of Health (DOH) policy as mandated in A.O. No. 36 s.2010...
Are You Afraid of Rabies?

Are You Afraid of Rabies?

Originally posted 2013-03-23 03:09:25. Republished by Blog Post PromoterI have witnessed a lot of animal bite cases everyday.  Most of the cases were from dog bites. We are lucky because our rural health unit is an animal bite treatment center. An animal doesn’t choose who will be the victim. Either man, woman, young and old is not...
Filariasis Nursing Management

Filariasis Nursing Management

Originally posted 2013-12-27 15:47:26. Republished by Blog Post PromoterOne of the most major concerns in the community nowadays is the arising prevalence of a parasitic disease known as Filariasis. Thousands of Filipinos were already affected by this perilous disease and since then, its occurrence has already been considered a health-threatening one. What is Filariasis? Filariasis...
Family Nursing Care Plan

Family Nursing Care Plan

In community health nursing, the family will be the considered as a client aside from individual clients in the family. Family Nursing Care Plan is defined as a guide or framework of nursing care designed to provide ways in solving health related problems of the family as a whole. The nursing process is still implemented...
Expanded Program on Immunization - Nursing Roles & Responsiblities

Expanded Program on Immunization – Nursing Roles & Responsiblities

Because of the global burden on child morbidity and mortality, last 1976 the Expanded Program on Immunization shortly known as EPI was developed. It primarily focuses on reaching the bright goal of Fully Immunized Child (FIC) and to improve the rate for Child Protected at Birth (CPAB) in the country. EPI was established to ensure...
Community Public Health Nursing - Roles and Responsibilities

Community Public Health Nursing – Roles and Responsibilities

Community public health nursing is not entirely different in nursing practice with that of clinical nursing confined in the four corners of the hospital. It also promotes wellness and prevents illness through education and health teachings, provides comfort and care through its delicate nursing care interventions, and emphasizes curative and rehabilitative interventions through individualized efficient...
COPAR - Community Organizing Participatory Action Research

COPAR – Community Organizing Participatory Action Research

It is simply defined as a continuous and sustained process of educating, organizing, and mobilizing people through community participation, action, and research. It is otherwise known as a method of people empowerment and community development through guiding them build and manage an effective organization utilizing community resources for health care mobilization and ensuring that they...
Top 10 Illness That Filipinos Acquire

Top 10 Illness That Filipinos Acquire

Based on the study done by the Department of Health (DOH) last 2002, the top 10 illnesses that Filipinos most likely to acquire are the following: Pneumonia – an infection that affects the lungs of the human body. This illness blocks the oxygen preventing it from reaching the blood and will cause the infection to spread...
Philippines Herbal Medicine plants approved by DOH

Philippines Herbal Medicine plants approved by DOH

Nowadays, Filipino particularly use the herbal medicine as an alternative to their treatment this is possibly of the high cost of conventional medicines in the market. As are role as nurses we have to educate and teach  our  patient /client of what alternative medicine, which has been thoroughly test and have been clinically proven to have medical...
Rabies Nursing Management

Rabies Nursing Management

  Rabies is a human infection that occurs after a transdermal bite or scratch by an infected animal, like dogs and cats. It can be transmitted when infectious material, usually saliva, comes into direct contact with a victim’s fresh skin lesions. Rabies may also occur, though in very rare cases, through inhalation of virus-containing spray...
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