Symptoms and Treatment of COPD

Last updated: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD is a lung disorder characterized by the existence of an obstruction of the airways usually progressive and generally not reversible. The problem with COPD is it’s a condition that lasts for a lifetime. Since it lasts for a long time, a number of patients are just dealing with end […]

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Heart Attack Warning Signs

Last updated: Tuesday, January 7, 2014

A heart attack occurs when a blockage forms in the heart or in the arteries around the heart, resulting in restricted blood flow to a section of the heart muscle. The heart muscle requires a constant supply of oxygen to remain alive and optimally functioning. A heart attack (also called myocardial infarction) must be treated […]

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Basic Concepts of Nursing Process for Typhoid Fever

Last updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013

According Doenges, et al (2000) in providing nursing care to clients with Typhoid Fever using the five stages of the nursing process, which includes: assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation. 1. Assessment for Typhoid Fever The initial steps of the nursing process is a systematic assessment, continuous, valid, and client data obtained from interviews […]

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Brain Cancer – 7 Nursing Diagnosis and Interventions

Last updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

I. Anxiety related to diagnosis, poor prognosis, chemotherapy and possible side effects. Goal: The client said anxiously down, to fear that can be overcome. Intervention: 1. Use a calm and convincing approach. Rational: to prevent anxiety. 2. Perform the action that makes it convenient. Rational: increase relaxation. 3. Listen attentively to the client’s expression of […]

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Physical Examination : Head to Toe

Last updated: Friday, May 24, 2013

Physical examination is a review from head to toe on every body system, which provides information on clients and allows nurses to make clinical judgments. The accuracy of the physical examination affect selection of treatment received by the client and the determination of response to therapy. (Potter and Perry, 2005) Physical examination techniques used are: […]

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Nursing Care Plan of Patients with Parotitis

Last updated: Friday, May 3, 2013

Parotitis is an infectious disease in 30-40% of cases are asymptomatic infection. Spread of the virus occurs by direct contact, splashing saliva, raw materials possible with urine. Now the disease is common in young adults, causing epidemics in general. Generally, epidemic parotitis is considered less contagious if compared with morbilli or varicella, because, many infectious […]

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Nursing Management for Fever

Last updated: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Hyperthermia occurs when the body absorbs heat more than it can release. Excessively elevated body temperatures are considered medical emergency as it may life-threatening that can cause permanent disability and even death. Hyperthermia is elevated body temperature due to failed thermoregulation that occurs when a body produces or absorbs more heat than it dissipates. Hyperthermia […]

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Acute Pain related to Postoperative Thyroidectomy

Last updated: Monday, April 22, 2013

Thyroidectomy is the surgical removal of the thyroid gland. The surgical procedure of thyroidectomy involves a partial or a complete removal of the thyroid (a gland, which is located in front of the lower neck, just above the trachea). The gland is formed by two cone-like lobes or wings (lobus dexter (right lobe) and lobus […]

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Clinical Symptoms of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Last updated: Monday, April 22, 2013

Conversations with medical professionals concerning prostate health, symptoms and remedies are typically packaged at some point with medical vocabulary for example, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), prostate cancer surgery and laparoscopic prostatectomy. Medical issues in general often start with a first stage, which is for sufferers to get the counsel of doctors. A comprehensive knowledge of […]

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The Different Types of Brain Cancer

Last updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013

Cancer of the brain is usually called a brain tumor. Cancers of the brain are the consequence of abnormal growths of cells in the brain. Brain cancer can arise from many different types of brain cells (primary brain cancer) or occur when cancer cells from another part of the body spread (metastasize) to the brain. […]

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