Fundamentals of Nursing

Physical Assessment Components

The purpose of physical assessment is to acquire physical and mental information on the patient. This information will assist the nurse to determine proper...

What is (NCP) Nursing Care Plan?

The third phase of the nursing process is planning. It is when problems are prioritized, goals and desired outcomes are formulated, nursing interventions are...

Nursing Process

Nursing process is a scientific process which is a foundation, the essential tool, and the enduring skill that has characterized nursing from the beginning...
Health Teaching in Community Health Nurses

Is Health Teaching a Must?

Way back our nursing student days; I can still recall how well-known the word “health teaching” was. Every time we have our hospital duty,...
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FDAR Charting – How Nurses Do It

Focus charting or simply termed as F-DAR is a kind of documentation utilizing the nursing process and involves the four steps: assessment, planning, implementation...

Nurse – Roles and Functions

A nurse is a professional who is focused in health related issues and views man as a whole being. The most important tool in...
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Nursing Documentation and Reporting: Do’s and Don’ts

Nursing documentation is responsible for keeping the legal record of the patient, which is known as the patient’s chart, regarding his personal information and...
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ADPIE (Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Intervention, Evaluation) Charting for Nurses

Did you know that improper documentations can cause errors in the health care settings that could led to patient having adverse reactions or worst...
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Infection Control and Asepsis

Microorganisms, whether we like it or not, are present everywhere even on areas we can't set our eyes upon. It is present in the...
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Common Use Nursing Abbreviations & Medical Terminologies List 2

One essential part of nursing practice is accurate record keeping. Documentation is equally important as communicating by phone when relaying information to other healthcare...

Nurse – As the Change Agent

Being a change agent is one of the major roles of the nurse in the health care system. The nurse takes effect on the...
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Care for Patient with Mechanical Ventilator

Patients who are critically ill and need oxygen support are usually attached to mechanical ventilator. That’s why, nurses who are in the assigned in...