Exercise as a Self-Care Modality

“I Pledge” The calling of nursing requires a person to have a capacity and sense of satisfaction for healing others in the physical, emotional, and mental realms. Nurses spend their entire professions providing care to their patients and their families regularly in the happiest moments to the most exceedingly awful or alarming times of their … Read more

Parkinson’s disease – pharmacology assignment

1. Describe the pathophysiology of Parkinson’s disease. – Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, progressive disorder, affecting muscle movement. The cause is the death of the dopamine-producing neurons from substantia nigra which in normal conditions supply dopamine to the corpus striatum, a region in the brain that controls unconscious muscle movement. It is considered that for every … Read more

Nursing and midwifery reflection

(1). Critically reflects on appropriate, sensitive, compassionate and effective interpersonal and communication skills with a variety of people and settings. The key to our survival as human being is communication. We need to communicate everyday. Communication can be made in different forms, which could be verbal, or no verbal. In human communication, appropriateness is very … Read more

Preoperative patient education intervention

This study assesses the effect of preoperative patient education intervention to reduce stress and anxiety in patients undergoing cross-linking surgery. The substantial research shows, the factors which contributes to anxiety during pre-operative period includes loss of vision, pain, impact of surgery, loss of independence, fear of problems during surgery and poor recovery (Mulugeta et al., … Read more

Importance of Human Rights approach to care

The Lunacy Commission was set up following the 1845 Lunacy Act. This Government appointed group of lawyers and doctors oversaw the conditions of the asylums in England and Wales. Appointed commissioners would visit the hospitals twice a year their main objective was to ensure that the hospitals ran safely and efficiently particularly in regards to … Read more

Pulmonary Embolism (PE)

Pulmonary Embolism (PE) results when there is blockage of pulmonary arterial system preventing both circulation and gas exchange in the lungs. PEs have a variety of causes including air, amniotic fluid, fat, foreign bodies, septic emboli, and, the most common, embolus of a thrombus originating in the venous circulation or the heart (Lange). Blockage may … Read more

Basic strategies and developmental care for NICU patients

Introduction Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) combines advanced technology and trained health care professionals to provide specialized care for newborn babies who need intensive medical attention are often admitted in NICU. This area provides intermediate continuing care for the babies that are sick and babies needs specialized care before handing it over to the parents. … Read more

Renal Impairment

INTRODUCTION Renal Impairment is one of the leading public health issue across the globe, ultimately which is urge for emergency care, morbidity, mortality rate and reduce in quality of life, an augment in serum creatinine concentrations greater than 0.5 to 0.90 mg/dL has been associated with a 6-5 fold increase in the odds of death, … Read more

Nursing Process Report (CHF, COPD and hypertension)

Section 1: Demographic Information: Client’s Initials __LH______ Age: __88____ Gender:__Female_ Data Collection/History: A. Reason for admission (Disease, functionality, and/or surgical procedure: Patient came in with unspecified CHF. Patient has a history of falling, muscle weakness and myocardial infarction. B. Personal/Social History: (Ask questions about work history, marriage, children, support systems, living conditions, hobbies, pets, smoking, … Read more

Treating LGBTQ Youth (mental health)

Introduction Individuals in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community are an interesting topic of discussion when it applies to mental health treatment. There are many intervention options available, as well as many more options that could be implemented in the treatment of mental health disorders. The LGBTQ community, specifically gay and bisexual … Read more