One crazy and, sometimes, an annoying phenomenon about being a nurse, is that even when you are not at work, your mind is in...
As a nurse, you could be the one contact who identifies a victim of human trafficking and provides the means of release. However, you need to know of the signs that the patient is possibly a victim of trafficking and how to manage this highly sensitive situation.
Every year the ICN chooses a special theme for IND and this year it is Nurses: A Voice to Lead, Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
This 15-item practice exam is all about Hematologic disorders in Pediatric Nursing. It includes questions about the structure and function hematologic system, anemia, sickle cell disease, thalassemia, and more.
Nursing care objectives for a client who had undergone tracheostomy includes maintaining a patent airway through proper suctioning of secretions, providing an alternative means of communication, providing information on tracheostomy care, and preventing the occurrence of infection.
To help you grasp the core concepts of Cardiovascular Care Nursing (or Cardiac Care Nursing), here are our visual nursing mnemonics and tips!
Here's a list of the common patient positioning for different conditions, diseases, and nursing procedures.
Handwashing is the act of cleaning one’s hands with the use of any liquid with or without soap for the purpose of removing dirt or microorganisms.
Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for dysfunctional labor (dystocia):
Hypothalamic agents can inhibit or stimulate the release of hormones from the anterior pituitary using hormones or factors. However, not all of these hormones are available for pharmacological use.
Adrenocortical agents are drugs used as short-term treatment to suppress immune system in patients with inflammatory disorders. They are also used for replacement therapy to maintain hormone levels when adrenal glands are not functioning adequately.
Parathyroid agents are drugs used to treat disorders that affect serum calcium levels. This can be either antihypocalcemic agent or antihypercalcemic agent (further classified into bisphosphonates and calcitonins).
The thyroid gland uses iodine to produce thyroid hormones that regulate body metabolism. Thyroid agents either replace or remove hormones to prevent deficiency and excess. Thyroid agents include thyroid hormones (T3, T4, TSH)and antithyroid drugs (further classified as thioamides and iodine solution).