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What is Tinea Corporis / Tinea Pedis?

September 24, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

AKA: “An-an“; athlete’s foot Causative Agent: Microsporum and Trichophyton (rubrum, mentagrophytes) Incubation Period: 4-10 days Period of Commuicability: As long as lesions are present Mode of Transmission: Direct or indirct contact with skin, contaminated clothing (towels, handkerchief, etc), floors, shower stalls, benches Signs & Symptoms: Flat, spreading, ring-shaped lesions Reddish periphery, vesicular or pustular Maybe […]

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What is Hypnotherapy?

September 22, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Hypnotherapy is an altered state of consciousness whereby clients are helped to use their own mental associations, memories and life potential to achieve therapeutic goals It is a technique used in helping clients discover the critical experiences in their past that have been responsible for their present distress Major Concepts The trance state is a […]

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Aphasia (Dysphasia)

September 21, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Aphasia (Dysphasia) is a general term used to describe organic disturbances in language resulting from cortical tissue damage rather than from defective innervation of the muscles used in speech or from mental deficiency. Nursing Care: a. Rehabilitation should be done 6 to 12 weeks immediately after a stroke which is the “optimum treatment period, ” […]

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Care of Clients with Alterations in Coordination

September 20, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Radiological Studies Roentgenogram (x-ray film) -It is used to determine injury to or tumor of the bones and soft tissues Bone Scan – A radionuclide such as 99Tc – disphosphonate is administered IV, and scan is done several hours later. This 99Tc disphosphonate is favored bacause scanning can tabke place within 1 to 3 hours […]

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What is Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma?

September 19, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Cause: the result of an abnormal displacement of iris against the angle fo the anterior chamber. It is a relatively rare disease. Dilation of the pupil is caused by darkness, excitement or a mydriatic drug, which may cuse blockage of the outflow mechanism of the eye with a narrowed peripheral angle of the anterior chamber

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What is Multiple Sceloris?

September 18, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Multiple Sceloris (Disseminated Scelrosis) is degeneration, progressive disease characterized by demyelination of motor nerve fibers within the spinal cord and brain. Death is most often caused by intercurrent infection. Not contagious or inherited, although it appears more often among relatives Etiology: unknown, autoimmun; viruses

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What is Whiplash Injury?

September 17, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 1

Whiplash is a relatively common injury that occurs to a person’s neck following a sudden acceleration-deceleration force, most commonly from motor vehicle accidents. Cause: Violent hyperextensio and flexion of the neck usually as a result of rear-end automobile accident. It produces damage to muscles, disks, ligaments and nervous tissue in the region of the cervical […]

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What is Acute Conjuctivitis?

September 15, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Important Information Self-limiting viral infection; disappears in a week’s time even without treatment More common during the summer months AKA: sore eyes

LINCS Healthcare®

August 31, 2014 Category :Placement Agencies 0

LINCS Healthcare® is a private Home Healthcare, Nursing Care and Personal Care Service specialising in the delivery of quality, reliable and innovative Health Care Services in the home – Home Health Care and Nursing Health Services Brisbane and now the Sunshine Coast. LINCS Healthcare stands out amongst other Home Care Providers as unique and exceptional.

ANOREXIA NERVOSA (“Relentless pursuit of thinness”)

August 21, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

ANOREXIA NERVOSA is a potentially life-threatening disorder characterized by extreme weight loss, intense fear of gaining weight, body image disturbances, strenous exercising and peculiar food-handling patterns. It can result in mortality rates of between 6-21%, 95% are females between 12 and mid-30’s. Usually, the onset of this eating disorder is associated with a stressful life […]

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Patient Classification System in Nursing

July 26, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

Patient Classification System in Nursing pertains to the systematic way of categorizing patients on the basis of certain care needs that can be clinically observed by the nurse to determine the level or degree of care needed by patient. Patient Classification System is a tool for managing and planning allocation of nursing staff in accordance with […]

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Rogaciano Mercado Hospital

July 19, 2014 Category :Hospitals 0

Formerly known as Sta Maria District Hospital, the Rogaciano Mercado Hospital or Rogaciano M. Mercado Memorial Hospital (RMMMH) is a public tertiary hospital that has used technological advancement in advancing medical and health services to promote and improve the health and well-being of the people of Bulacan particularly in the provinces of Meycauyan, Marilao, Bocaue, […]

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Nursing Care Plan: Loss of Consciousness

February 28, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

Loss of consciousness or “blackouts” is an unprompted state of loss of perception triggered by various causes like cardiovascular disorders, (e.g. cardiac arrhythmias), neurological conditions (e.g. epilepsy) and others. A nursing care plan for loss of consciousness is critical for proper care which if not administered could lead to death or comatose. Nursing care plan […]

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Nightingale Agency Makati

October 12, 2013 Category :HealthCare Companies 0

The Nightingale Agency in Makati actually refers to the Nightingale Nursing Services, Inc., a Nursing Registry founded in 2004 dedicated to providing healthcare institutions and private clients with nursing care of the optimal quality and reliability. The company’s name was derived from Florence Nightingale, a British social reformer and statistician considered as the founder of […]

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How to build therapeutic relationship with patient

December 6, 2011 Category :All About Nursing| Nursing Articles 0

The therapeutic relationship is a special relationship between a nurse and a patient which is different from a typical social relation between friends or an intimate relationship between lovers. A therapeutic relationship demands special communication skills, understanding capacity, and personal strengths to improve the client’s development. The emphasis of the relationship is to help the […]

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Code of Ethics Nursing In Egypt

November 15, 2011 Category :All About Nursing| Nursing Articles 0

Nursing ethics refers to the principles or standards that guide or direct appropriate conduct in the practice of the nursing professions particularly in relating or treating humans for the protection of their rights.  In Egypt where majority of the population are Muslims basically adheres to the religious principles of Islam in the establishment of the […]

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How to get a Nursing Job in Singapore

October 12, 2011 Category :All About Nursing 1

Singapore officially the Republic of Singapore is a Southern Asian city-state of the Southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. It is an island country made up of 63 islands. Over the last decade, Singapore’s economy has progressively grown to be the Southeast Asian Goliath that they are today. Investors both local and International are taking […]

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37th Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting of the Operating Room Nurses Association of the Philippines, Inc. (ORNAP)

May 25, 2011 Category :Announcements 0

The Operating Room Nurses Association of the Philippines, Inc. (ORNAP) will be holding its 37th Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting on 2-3 July 2011 at the Manila Hotel with the theme “Preserving and Protecting the Epitome of Perioperative Nursing Practice Towards Quality Care and patient Safety” More than a thousand of perioperative nurses from various […]

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Taking To The Air, Flight Nurse Urges New Training For Air Care

May 9, 2011 Category :All About Nursing 0

The fastest way to the hospital may be a helicopter ride. The safest way is with a well-trained acute-care flight nurse with expertise in working in the cramped, noisy, vibrating and extreme hot and cold environment on board the aircraft. To meet the growing demand to fly patients from an accident or disaster scene or […]

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Nurses’ Long Work Hours, Scheduling Can Increase Patient Mortality

May 8, 2011 Category :All About Nursing| Nursing News 0

A new study has found that patient deaths from pneumonia and acute myocardial infarction were significantly more likely in hospitals where nurses reported schedules with long work hours. The finding was just one of several revelations from a study of nurses’ work schedules, patient outcomes, and staffing led by University of Maryland School of Nursing […]

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