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    Reducing Risk of Central Line-Associated Blood Infection

    Central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) is an insidious and ubiquitous issue in healthcare settings.

    5 Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR) Nursing Care Plans

    Nursing care planning goals for a patient with vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) may include relief of pain and discomfort, prevention of infection and trauma, and increased knowledge of the surgical procedure, expected outcomes, and postoperative care.

    Thalassemia

    The term thalassemia is applied to a variety of inherited blood disorders characterized by deficiencies in the rate of production of specific globin chains in hemoglobin.

    Otitis Media

    Otitis media is an inflammation of the middle ear without reference to etiology or pathogenesis.

    Sepsis Survivor Takes Up Nursing to Raise Awareness

    A student nurse who had a near-death experience after doctors failed to recognize the signs of sepsis wants to use her experience to raise awareness and help save lives.

    Animals in Health Care Facilities? Consider These 6 Points

    The interaction between humans and their animals has been an important part of people’s lives since the beginning of time. We instinctively know that our pets are good for us without needing the evidence that numerous current scientific studies are now investigating.

    Immunostimulants

    Immunostimulants or immune stimulants are drugs that energize the immune system when it is exhausted from fighting prolonged invasion or when the immune system needs help fighting a specific pathogen or cancer cell. It is one of the classifications of drug class called immunomodulators.

    5 Cystic Fibrosis Nursing Care Plans

    Nursing care plan for clients with cystic fibrosis includes maintaining adequate oxygenation, promoting measures to remove pulmonary secretions, emphasizing the importance of adequate fluid and dietary intake, ensuring an adequate nutrition, and preventing complications.

    Acute Confusion Nursing Care Plan

    Use this nursing diagnosis guide to help you create a acute confusion nursing care plan.

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