Perioperative nursing describes the wide variety of nursing functions associated with the patient’s surgical management.
It is the goal of these nursing mnemonics to provide an easy quick-guide to simplify the concepts of pharmacology.
As the postpartum period sets in, changes will start to set in slowly and gradually, and the woman must be armed with information so she would be able to deal with these life changes.
Virginia Avenel Henderson (November 30, 1897 - March 19, 1996) was a nurse, theorist, and author known for her Need Theory
One of the most common eye disorders is cataract. A cataract is a lens opacity or cloudiness.
Urolithiasis refers to stones (calculi) in the urinary tract. Stones are formed in the urinary tract when the urinary concentration of substances such as calcium oxalate, calcium phosphate, and uric acid increases.
Major depression is classified under mood disorders which are characterized by disturbances in the regulation of mood, behavior, and affect that go beyond the normal fluctuations that most people experience.
Osteoporosis is classified as a metabolic bone disorder. It occurs when the creation of new bone doesn't keep up with the removal of old bone. It also causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses such as bending over or coughing can cause a fracture.
Ear irrigation is the process of flushing the external ear canal with sterile water or sterile saline. It is used to treat patients who complain of foreign body or cerumen (ear wax) impaction.
Ida Jean Orlando was a known psychiatric nurse, theorist and researcher who developed the "Deliberate Nursing Process Theory."