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Learn about inhaled steroids in this nursing pharmacology guide for student nurses! Get to know its uses, side-effects, nursing considerations and more.
Antitussives act on the cough-control center in the medulla to suppress the cough reflex; if the cough is nonproductive and irritating, an antitussive may be taken.
Although allergic rhinitis (AR) is a common disease, the impact on daily life cannot be underestimated. Allergic rhinitis in children is most often caused by sensitization to animal dander, house dust, pollens, and molds.
Antiarthritic agents are drugs that are also used to block the inflammatory process. Antiarthritic drugs include gold compounds.
The trillions of cells in the body require an abundant and continuous supply of oxygen to carry out their vital functions. We cannot “do without oxygen” for even a little while, as we can without food or water.
In this guide are eight (8) NANDA nursing diagnosis for asthma nursing care plans including their nursing assessment and interventions.
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways that causes airway hyperresponsiveness, mucosal edema, and mucus production.
Pregnancy is both a wonderful and dangerous thing to undergo. Our body sometimes acts in whimsical ways, so as nurses, we should be there to guide and educate our clients accordingly during their journey throughout pregnancy.
Status asthmaticus is severe and persistent asthma that does not respond to conventional therapy; attacks can occur with little or no warning and can progress rapidly to asphyxiation.