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  • The Importance of Newborn Screening Today, every newborn child in the hospital or any health facility is required to undergo newborn screening. This is one way to improve child health in different countries. The screening ...
    Posted Jul 10, 2014, 1:31 AM by RNpedia.com Administration
  • 10 Most Trusted professions in AU, 4th spot for Nurses From the Reader’s Digest, here’s the list of the 10 most trusted professions in Australia of 2013. The most trusted professions meant that the professions listed are the ...
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  • To Become a Surgical Technologist A surgical technologist job is to ensure that equipment is functioning as well as the operating environment remains sterile and hygienic. They work under the supervision of a surgeon and ...
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  • Nutrition for our Kids Nowadays, children get their nutrition mainly from processed foods, usually from fast foods and other comfort foods. With this, the health of our kids is at risk and so we ...
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  • Characteristics of a Good Travelling Nurse Nurses should not pursue a career as a travelling nurse if he/she is only interested on the salary and earnings involved. Also, he/she should not pursue it if ...
    Posted Jun 26, 2014, 7:39 PM by RNpedia.com Administration
  • Being a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Roles and ResponsibilitiesThe main responsibility of psychiatric nurses involves assessing patients having mental disorders or substance abuse problems to provide therapeutic care suited for the patients. The main role ...
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  • Imparting Critical Thinking in Nursing Students What is Critical Thinking?Critical thinking is the process of logical reasoning for a particular task or situation; it is also being able to to make the decision in the ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2014, 2:28 AM by RNpedia.com Administration
  • Barriers to Health Care In the health sector arena, there are some barriers to basic healthcare. The most prominent barriers are financial constraints, language barrier, and inadequate knowledge about the system. Various studies have ...
    Posted Jun 9, 2014, 1:42 AM by RNpedia.com Administration
  • Nursing Information System: Its Advantages What is Nursing Information System?It refers to the application of computer science and information science to manage operations involved in the nursing profession. It has been revealed from various ...
    Posted Jun 9, 2014, 1:34 AM by RNpedia.com Administration
  • Nursing Job: Understanding the Elderly As the ageing population is significantly increasing, so thus nursing them as a profession is also booming. A lot of nursing homes are in need of nurses that would take ...
    Posted Jun 3, 2014, 7:30 PM by RNpedia.com Administration
  • Tips for IELTS Examination The International English Language Testing System, is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication. Philippine Registered ...
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  • 5 Careers with Competitive and High Paying Entry Level For those who are thinking of a good career which pays higher than the expected salaries, then you might want to check this one. This is to give you an ...
    Posted May 29, 2014, 12:11 AM by RNpedia.com Administration
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  • Erik Erikson’s Theory of Psychosocial Development AKA Erik Homburger Erikson Born: June 15, 1902 Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany Died: May 12, 1994 Location of death: Harwich, MA Cause of death: unspecified Religion: Jewish Race or Ethnicity: White Occupation: Psychologist Nationality: United States Executive summary: Eight Stages of Childhood Psychosocial development as articulated by Erik Erikson describes eight developmental stages through which a healthily developing human should pass from infancy to late adulthood. In each stage the person confronts, and hopefully masters, new challenges. Each stage builds on the successful completion of earlier stages. The challenges of stages not successfully completed may be expected to reappear as problems in the future. Psychosocial Development Stages Summary  Stage  Basic Conflict  Important Events  Outcome  Infancy (birth to 18 months ...
    Posted Dec 19, 2012, 6:46 PM by RNpedia.com Administration
  • Mammography DefinitionMammography is a radiographic technique used to detect breast cysts or tumors, especially those not palpable on physical examination. In xeromammography, a specially charged plate records the radiographic images and transfers them to a special paper. Biopsy of suspicious areas may be required to confirm malignancy. Although 90% to 95% of malignant breast tumors can be detected by mammography, this test produces many false positive results. Mammography may follow such screening procedures as ultrasonography or thermography. Purpose To screen for malignant breast tumors.To investigate breast masses, breast pain, or nipple discharge.To differentiate between benign breast disease and malignant tumors.To monitor patients with breast cancer who are treated with breast-conserving surgery and radiation. Procedure Patient Preparation ...
    Posted Dec 19, 2012, 6:36 PM by RNpedia.com Administration
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