Hookworm Infection Nursing Care Management

Hookworms

Human hookworm disease is a common helminth infection that is predominantly caused by the nematode parasites Necator americanus and Ancylostoma duodenale; organisms that play a lesser role include Ancylostoma ceylonicum, Ancylostoma braziliense, and Ancylostoma caninum.
Roundworms (Ascariasis) Nursing Care Management

Roundworms (Ascariasis)

Ascariasis predominates in areas of poor sanitation and is associated with malnutrition, iron-deficiency anemia, and impairments of growth and cognition.
FT - ABG Analysis 8 Step Guide

8-Step Guide to ABG Analysis Tic-Tac-Toe Method

In this guide, we will teach you the eight (8) steps on how to interpret and analyze arterial blood gas (ABG) results using the tic-tac-toe method.
Congenital Hypothyroidism Nursing Care Management and Planning

Congenital Hypothyroidism

Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is inadequate thyroid hormone production in newborn infants.
Seizure Disorders Nursing Care Management

Seizure Disorders (Epilepsy)

A seizure is a sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain. It can cause changes in behavior, movements or feelings, and in levels of consciousness.
Strabismus Nursing Care Planning and Management

Strabismus

Strabismus is the inward deviation of the eyes noted before the patient reaches age 6 months. It is associated with maldevelopment of stereopsis, motion processing, and eye movements.
Colonoscopy • Nursing Responsibilities and Procedures • Nurseslabs

Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that utilizes a flexible fiberoptic colonoscope inserted into the rectum to allow visual examination of the large intestine (colon) lining

Lumbar Puncture (Spinal Tap)

Lumbar puncture, also known as spinal tap, is an invasive procedure where a hollow needle is inserted into the space surrounding the subarachnoid space in the lower back to obtain samples of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) for qualitative analysis.
Gastroesophageal Reflux

Gastroesophageal Reflux

In pediatric gastroesophageal reflux, immaturity of lower esophageal sphincter (LES) function is manifested by frequent transient lower esophageal relaxations (tLESRs), which result in the retrograde flow of gastric contents into the esophagus.
Bronchoscopy Nursing Diagnostics and Procedure Responsibilities

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy is an invasive procedure that permits the direct examination of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi using either a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope or a rigid metal bronchoscope.

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