Anorexia nervosa is not just an eating disorder. It actually is the fear of gaining weight. A person suffering from anorexia nervosa usually perceives himself as a really fat person, even it is the contrary. Most anorexics are more concerned about gaining weight. They still crave in to hunger but then excessively exercise to burn […]
Are lower nurse-to-patient ratios a life saver or a money waster? That debate has been going on for years. Now, a new study of surgical patients in New Jersey and Pennsylvania has found that as many as 14 percent fewer patients would have died if hospitals in those states had required the same number of […]
Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH secretion results when the ability to maximally dilute urine is lost. Hypersecretion of vasopressin increases tabular reabsorption of water. It is the basis that fluid retention occurs
Nephrotic Syndrome is a clinical disorder characterized by: Marked increase in protein in the urine (proteinuria); Decrease in albumin in the blood (hypoalbuminemia); Edema; and Hyperlipidemia Causes: Chronic Glomerulonephritis, Diabetes Mellitus, SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus) Clinical Manifestations: a. slow onset of fluid retention hat progressees to pitting edema b. Hematuria, urinary casts
WILM’S TUMOR is a tumor involving the kidneys. Once diagnosed, a sign should be posted at the bedside “No abdominal palpation.” Sign and Symptoms Abdominal mass Abdominal pain especially in older children Late manifestations weight loss and anemia fever, a sign of tissue necrosis hematuria, means poor prognosis
THE COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE (TCI) is an IELTS test preparation center in Makati. It was established in 2003 with a singular mission: to enable its students to achieve proficiency in English language use and pass any of the English language proficiency examinations administered by universities and testing institutions here and abroad.
MANILA, Philippines – After passing the licensure exams, over 36,000 new nurses are now facing another hurdle – getting employment that is also sought by 160,000 of their peers, an official of the Philippine Nurses Association admitted Thursday. Executive Director Maristela Abenojar made this disclosure in a forum also attended by David Amess, a Parliamentarian […]
THE result of the July 2010 Nursing Licensure Examination was a double victory for the Cebu Normal University (CNU). Aside of having five topnotchers, the school also landed in the top 10 among the 209 nursing schools (with 100 and more examinees) in the country in terms of the national passing percentage rate.
Rayan Abogado Oliva, the topnotcher in the nursing board examinations last July, had prayed everyday that he would top all examinees and posted in his room the number 1 sign which greeted him every morning he woke up. Oliva, who graduated magna cum laude at the Ateneo de Naga University, said he was very specific […]
Amid the decline in the global demand for Filipino nurses, more graduates of science-related courses are now pursuing a degree in medicine, the Board of Medicine said over the weekend. Board of Medicine member Jose Cueto said the lessening of employment opportunities for nurses abroad seems to have contributed to the increase in National Medical […]
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Is the practice among hospitals to charge training fees by as much as P20,000 on nurses legal? Eastern Samar Ben Evardone is urging the appropriate committee in the House of Representatives to look into this, raising alarm that hospitals, both government and private, may already be exploiting the nurses.
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Nurse Ever Lalin, like others in the first batch of 98 nurses and caregivers who went to Japan May last year for a training stint preparatory to taking the Japanese nursing licensure exam, had no prior lessons in the Niponggo language. “Halimaw ah (A monster’s feat),” cheered nurse bloggers when it was announced last March […]
TOKYO—Japan allows hundreds of Southeast Asian nurses to work on short-term contracts, but the health-care workers say the exams they must pass for the right to stay longer are so tough that almost all flunk them. Nurses and care-givers from Indonesia and the Philippines are now asking their host country to relax the requirements that […]
In accordance with Board of Nursing Resolution No. 2010-17 of July 27, 2010, the NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION for December 2010 has been “re-scheduled” from Dec. 12 & 13 to Dec. 19 & 20, 2010.
NCR Oathtaking for New Nurses from the July 2010 Nursing Board Exam is set for September 20 and 21, 2010. Tickets will be available at PNA, Manila after the official release of the July 2010 Nursing Board Exam Results.