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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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Understanding Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory

You've probably heard of this super famous person in the psychology world - Sigmund Freud. But did you know that Freud is not a...
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Florence Nightingale – The Woman Behind the May 12 Celebration

“I think one's feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.” - Florence Nightingale We all know who...

Being Well is Well Being

The term “wellness” has myriad of meanings, diverse in scope and significance—but all shares the core essence of having a sound state of being....
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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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Nurse’s Role in Health Promotion

Health literacy is defined as “the degree of which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand the basic health information and services...
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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...

Nursing Education – An Application of Andragogy of Learning

It is said that the effective teacher of adult students abides by a single motto—Learners first (Rogers, 2001). Teaching and learning aim for 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...
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Hand Washing Technique: Steps to Break Away from Infection

Keeping clean and sterile is the fundamental principle for breaking the chain of infection. One of the most well-known and basic ways yet practiced...
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The SBAR Method – Patient Assessment and Nurse-Physician Encounters

There will always come a time when you have to relay critical patient information to an attending physician. Am I hearing pounding heart sounds?...
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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...