Nursing Care Plan for Pain – Acute Pain

Nursing Care Plan for Pain – Acute Pain Acute Pain Definition: Unpleasant sensory and emotional experience arising from actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage (International Association for the Study of Pain); sudden or slow onset of any intensity from mild to severe with an anticipated or predictable end and a […]

Healthcare Administration As a Career

Healthcare administrators plan, direct, coordinate and oversee the functions of healthcare facilities and the people that work there. They are responsible for the all round efficiency in these facilities and the quality of care they provide. Healthcare administrators can be divided into two groups: the generalists and the specialists. Generalists are administrators who manage or […]

Nursing Care Plan for Colon Cancer

Colon cancer Email this page to a friend Share on facebook Share on twitter Bookmark & Share Printer-friendly version Colon, or colorectal, cancer is cancer that starts in the large intestine (colon) or the rectum (end of the colon). Other types of cancer can affect the colon, such as lymphoma, carcinoid tumors, melanoma, and sarcomas. […]

Large Intestine

Large intestine Bookmark & Share The large intestine is the portion of the digestive system most responsible for absorption of water from the indigestible residue of food. The ileocecal valve of the ileum (small intestine) passes material into the large intestine at the cecum. Material passes through the ascending, transverse, descending and sigmoid portions of the […]

Liver Function Tests

Liver function tests  Bookmark & Share Tests that monitor liver function are usually performed by withdrawing a sample of blood. Liver function testsEmail this page to a friend Share on facebook Share on twitter Bookmark & Share Printer-friendly version Common tests that are used to evaluate how well the liver is working (liver function) include: […]

JEAN WATSON – Theory and Model of Nursing

Model and Theory of Nursing by JEAN WATSON Jean Watson’s philosophy, which is known as “JW”, seeks to define the outcomes of nursing activities associated with the humanistic aspects of life. Watson, (1979). Nursing actions that refer directly to the understanding of the relationship between health, illness and human behavior. Nursing attention to the improvement […]