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What is Iron-Deficiency Anemia?

November 4, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

General Considerations: Most prevalent nutritional disorder in children because of overfeeding with milk (which is deficient inrion). Most common hematologic disease in infancy and childhood because of rapid growth and development. Iron, when taken into the body, has only a 10% absorption rate. With a high bulk in the diet, large amounts of milk and antacids will […]

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October 23, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

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


What is Schistosomiasis?

February 26, 2010 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Schistosomiasis affects mostly farmers and their families in the rural area. Endemic in 10 regions, 24 provinces, 183 municipalities and 1,212 barangays. High prevalence in Region 5 (Bicol), Region 8 (Samar and Leyte) and Region 11 (Davao). AKA: bilhariasis; snail fever Causative agent: Schistosoma mansoni; S. haematobium. S. Japonicum (blood fluke), endemic in the Philippines, […]

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