Legionnaire’s Disease is an acute bronchopneumonia produced by gram-negative bacillus, Legionella pneumophila.
Nurses notes or SOAPIE, SOAP, SOAPIERS, SOI, are like integrated within a nurse's DNA but some of student nurses are still "learning" the right way on how to make a good SOAPIE. This post will give you some tips on how to do so.
The bag technique is a tool by which the nurse, during her visit will enable her to perform a nursing procedure with ease and deftness, to save time and effort with the end view of rendering effective nursing care to clients.
Did you know that we have different ways on how to learn? Let say I prefer and learn more about actual demonstrations than boring lectures. This post will help you be comfortable with your learning style so that you can use it to your advantage.
Thoracentesis is pleural fluid analysis. Learn about the Nursing care plans, nursing management and drugs used for thoracentesis. Responsibilities of a nurse during thoracentesis.
There are many ways to prevent medication errors and one way of which is understanding the 10 "rights" of drug administration:
The Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses in the Philippines is promulgated by the Board of Nursing (BON) and was consulted with accredited professional organizations like the Philippine Nurses Association.
Physical assessment is an inevitable procedure not just for nurses but also doctors. Establishing a good assessment would later-on provide a more accurate diagnosis, planning and better interventions and evaluation, that's why its important to have good and strong assessment is. Below is your ultimate guide in performing a physical assessment. You might want to print a copy and bring it during your hospital duty, making your physical assessment better and more accurate!
Physical assessment or physical examination is the process by which a qualified medical professional investigates the body of a patient for signs of disease.
The following are antidotes that should be familiarized by the nurse to respond to this emergency situation quickly.