Medical and Surgical Nursing

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a type of autoimmune disease where the body’s own immune system attacks the healthy tissues by mistake. Lupus means...
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Burns Nursing Intervention

Burns is a form of trauma or injury to body tissues, either localize in a certain body part or massive. It is caused by...
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Guillain-Barré Syndrome: How Nurses Should Manage

Guillain-Barré Syndrome is a neuromuscular disorder, also termed as polyradiculoneuritis, and acute condition that involves inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy that occurs on the peripheral sensory...

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Nursing Management

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia is a condition wherein the prostate gets enlarged, causing it to compress the urethra. This will lead to the manifestation of...
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Addison’s Disease (Adrenocortical Insufficiency)

Did you know that the body part responsible for controlling mineral or salt content in the blood is the same body part responsible for...
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Hypovolemia Nursing Management

Hypovolemia, otherwise known as fluid volume deficit, is an emergency condition where the water and electrolytes are lost in equal proportion (ratio of serum...
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Hyperthyroidism Nursing Management

Hyperthyroidism is a metabolic imbalance that causes overproduction of thyroid hormones. The thyroid gland is this little butterfly-shaped organ behind the larynx that produces thyroid hormones;...
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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Intervention

Carbon Monoxide is a gas product of incomplete hydrocarbon combustion. It has the capacity to bind with the circulating blood haemoglobin, producing carboxyhemoglobin which...
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Appendicitis Nursing Interventions

The vermiform appendix is a narrow, tube-like organ attached to the cecum. Although it is connected to the digestive tract, it has no known...
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How scary is the MERS-CoV scare?

A virus with no definite source. A newly identified disease. An illness without vaccine. A disease with no treatment. A disease that is contagious....

Altered Oxygenation in Smoking – Nursing Diagnoses

Smoking significantly alters the normal mechanism of the body’s oxygenation process. Altered oxygenation in smoking happens because most of the chemical contents of cigarette...

Cataract Nursing Management

Cataract is a disorder that causes the lens or its capsules to lose its transparency or become opaque. Cataract are made from a protein that...