A cerebrovascular accident (CVA), an ischemic stroke or “brain attack,” is a sudden loss of brain function resulting from a disruption of the blood supply to a part of the brain.
Anti-infective agents are drugs utilized to exert effect on invading foreign organisms on the body, especially those which can cause infection.
History does matter. This article illustrates the considerable weight and influence of nursing history while at the same time disclosing the challenges of applying the past to the present.
Learn how to estimate fetal growth, movement, and different diagnostics and testing to determine the wellbeing of the fetus.
Planning the care of a pregnant woman who experienced trauma should be one of the skills of a healthcare provider, for this may happen rarely but unexpectedly.
Learn the concepts behind blood transfusion therapy and the nursing management and interventions before, during and after the therapy.
The integumentary system consists of the skin and accessory structures, such as hair, nails, and glands. The integumentary system is recognizable to most people because it covers the outside of the body and is easily observed.
Osteogenesis imperfecta is characterized by bones that break easily often from little or no apparent cause.
Gestational trophoblastic disease is the degeneration and abnormal proliferation of the trophoblastic villi. The cells become filled with clear fluid, giving them the appearance of grape-like vesicles.
Diuretics are drugs that primarily increase the excretion of sodium. Learn about thiazide, loop, potassium-sparing, osmotic diuretics, and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.