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Acoustic Neuroma

An acoustic neuroma is a benign (noncancerous) tumor on the eighth cranial nerve (vestibulocochlear) leading from the brainstem to the ear.

Diuretics

Diuretics are drugs that primarily increase the excretion of sodium. Learn about thiazide, loop, potassium-sparing, osmotic diuretics, and carbonic anhydrase inhibitors.
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27 Theorists and Theories About Nursing and Health

There are different nursing theories and health theories to help us explain the phenomena we are experiencing in health. Below is a shortlist of different health and nursing theories.

Focus Charting (F-DAR): How to do Focus Charting or F-DAR

Focus Charting of F-DAR is intended to make the client and client concerns and strengths the focus of care. It is a method of organizing health information in an individual's record. Focus Charting is a systematic approach to documentation.

The Menstrual Cycle and Menstrual Disorders

Study guide for menstrual cycle: menstruation is the female reproductive cycle that is characterized by the bleeding of the uterus as a response to the system of hormonal changes.

5 Communication Techniques for Individuals with Depression

Here are five therapeutic communication techniques nurses should utilize to deliver effective nursing care in working with individuals having depression.
Ida Jean Orlando

Ida Jean Orlando

Ida Jean Orlando was a known psychiatric nurse, theorist and researcher who developed the "Deliberate Nursing Process Theory."
Complications of Adolescent Birth and Postpartum Period

Complications of Adolescent Birth and Postpartum Period

Pregnant adolescents have greater risks of complications than the average pregnant woman.
Discomforts of Pregnancy

Discomforts of Pregnancy

The journey of pregnancy is a tough one but is meaningful and wonderful. The discomforts a woman would undergo are just bumps along the road of fulfillment once she has delivered her child.

Labor Complications

Getting through labor is one of the most anticipated events during a woman’s pregnancy. To avoid complications during labor, thorough assessment should be conducted by the health care providers early during the woman’s pregnancy.

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