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What is Brittle Myasthenia Gravis?

…g. Mytelase; Mestinon and Tensilon. These drugs however have side effects including stomach cramps, diarrhea, salivation and sweating. If for instance a patient has become insensitive to anticholinesterase medication, then a Brittle Myasthenia Gravis occurs. Brittle Myasthenia Gravis require emergency treatment, in which a patient usually have difficulty breathing. In which case, the patient with Brittle Myasthenia Gravis should immediately be…

What is Myasthenia Gravis?

…of thymus or thymectomy thought to be concerned with the production of lymphocytes and antibodies The administration of curve, quinine, morphine, neomycin and large dose of barbiturates may be dangerous for the patient with myasthenia gravis. No type of sedative should be given to any myashtenic who is having difficulty in breathing. Complications Myasthenic Crisis – a sudden inability to sallow, speak or maintain a patent airway; wekness…

Bone Density Test Philippines

…ones fragile or weak which makes it vulnerable to fracture or breakage. Bone density tests are important because osteoporosis usually gets detected only after a person breaks one’s bone. However, it would be too late because the bones are already weak. A bone density test will help people in advance if one is at risk of osteoporosis so that a person can take measures to prevent it from happening. The bone density test basically measures…

Insulin Pumps May Cause Skin Problems

Children and teens with type 1 diabetes who have been using insulin pumps to control their diabetes develop dermatologic complications at the infusion catheter site, according to researchers from the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. The researchers surveyed 50 patients with type 1 diabetes who had used insulin pumps for longer than six months. […]

Eye Donor Philippines

…t, rather than lost the vision at all. In the Philippines being an organ donor especially the eyes is uncommon practice of the Filipino, thanks for the advance knowledge and information that the new generation now accepts, because of the latest information the people has gain consciousness. And also another reason why Filipinos are not aware of this is because research shows that they don’t know exactly about what they need to do in order to…

International Nurse Day

…of fellow nurses. The International Nurses Day theme for 2010 is: Delivering Quality, Serving Communities: Nurses Leading Chronic Care. The celebration recognizes how the provision of quality care for patients suffering from chronic disorders can reduce the number of risks and complications. Chronic diseases such as arthritis, rheumatism, diabetes, and asthma are known to progress very slowly and can persist for several years even for life….

Assistance for Filipinos with Glaucoma

…otherwise it is angle closure glaucoma. Both types are further divided in primary and secondary which basically differs if its cause is not clearly identifiable cause for the glaucoma. Unknown too many, glaucoma is the no. 1 cause of irreparable blindness because most of the people suffering of glaucoma are not aware that they have the disease until they start to lose their vision. People should therefore be screened for glaucoma regularly…

Fresenius Dialysis Center

…d’s standards for the treatment of patients with chronic kidney failure. As the leading provider of dialysis products and services, Fresenius Medical Care provides a complete line of dialysis services and products. For Chronic Hemodialysis, it offers Cardioprotective Hemodialysis, Hemodialyzers and Hemofilters, Dialysis Fluid Filters, Tubing Systems, Fistula Needles, Concentrates and Solutions, Disinfectants, and Water Technology among…

Challenge Question: Medical Surgical Nursing

…e 2. The physician prescribes oxygen at 2l/min via nasal cannula. Which statement best describes why Mr. Jim’s oxygen therapy is maintained at this relatively low level? A. Prolonged exposure to high oxygen environment causes structural damage to lung tissue B. Increase oxygen concentration of inspired can cause alveoli to collapse C. Oxygen therapy can eliminate the stimulus for breathing in a patient with chronic lung disease D. Oxygen…

Care of Clients with Infections and Inflammatory Reactions

…at is capable of causing disease agent that cause disease may be as follows: a. Bacteria Simple, one-celled microbes with double-celled membranes that protect them from harm Produce rapidly and are considered the most common cause of fatal infectious diseases Classified according to: > shape (cocci, bacilli, spirillae) > need of oxygen (aerobic, anaerobic) > response to staining (gram-positive or negative, acide fast or non-acid fast)…

Truth about Cellular Aberration

…n transferred to children at birth or dietary attitudes or hormonal imbalance weaknesses are passed on from generation to generation. The most common viruses that can cause cellular aberration included the Epstein Barr which causes Lymphoma, the Papilloma virus which causes cervical cancer, the Hepa B virus that causes liver cancer and T cell virus which causes Leukemia. Cancers can either be benign which means the tumors do not spread but only…

What is Anorexia Nervosa?

…starvation is prolonged, this can have serious effects on a person’s heart which could lead to heart failure. With fewer vitamins to make the body strong, certain diseases could ensue. Like the onset of osteoporosis – if the bones are not given the needed vitamins and minerals, they will become weak and brittle. To be able to help a family member or a friend with anorexia, it is important that you know what signs and symptoms to look for. People…

Specialization Spotlight: Orthopaedic Nursing

…These skills included continuous passive motion therapy, which involved the constant but controlled motion of a join using a CPM device for rehabilitation; casting/ splinting or the encasing of a limb or body to keep broker bones together while healing; and external fixation or the surgical procedure in which holes are drilled and bolts/ wires are used to align the bones when healing. An orthopedic nurse is a registered nurse that undergoes…

5th AO Trauma Course – Principles in Operative Fracture Management

…nd the AO Foundation Education with the objective of upgrading musculoskeletal healthcare through the use of modern concepts of operative fracture management. This 3-day course consists of a series of lectures, practical saw-bones work shops and interactive small group discussions. AO Foundation is a a Swiss-based international group founded more than 50 years ago that run courses of such nature all over the world with the said objectives,…

Asia Renal Care Cebu

…ical Care, Fresenius Medical Care is now the largest integrated provider of products and services for individuals undergoing dialysis. Asia Renal Care/ Fresenius Medical Care provides a comprehensive solution for people with chronic kidney failure offering more than clinical service and other therapy options but also conducts research and development for manufacturing dialysis products. Asia Renal Care or Fresenius Medical Care provides a…

Asia Renal Care Philippines

…ence of Fresenius activities in the Asia-Pacific region. Asian Renal Care Philippines or currently owned by Fresenius Medical Care AG is a vertically integrated company, which provides comprehensive solutions for people with chronic kidney failure from medical research and treatment development to the manufacturing of products for a complete therapy. It has over 3000 dialysis clinic in 120 countries around the globe. Asia Renal Care or Fresenius…

Musculoskeletal Trauma

…apply heat after 6 hours to promote absorption Strain – it is injury to muscles or tendons caused by twist, pull, and/or tear. Sprain – it is an injury to ligamentous structure surrounding a joint and is usually caused by swrenching or twisting. Planning and Implementation (Strain and Sprain) Teach client about the R.I.C.E approach to recovery Rest affected extremity Ice for 15 to 30 minutes at a time for 2 to 3 days Compression…

Children with Deabetes May Grow Adult Teeth Faster

…s are still finishing a study to answer the question. For now, researchers underscore the importance of regular dental check ups for children with diabetes. Dr. Lal’s team suggests that the early tooth eruptions may be caused by gum inflammation which tends to be higher in children with diabetes. Gum inflammation may lessen the mass of the bones that support the teeth, therefore shortening the distance that developing teeth need to…