Oral HealthOral Health is fundamental to overall health, well-being, and quality of life. A healthy mouth enables people to eat, speak, and socialize without pain, discomfort, or embarrassment. Pain from ...
Posted Sep 15, 2014, 12:52 AM by RNpedia.com Administration
Chemotherapy NursesFrom the very word, chemotherapy, we can say that these nurses deal with cancer patients who are undergoing chemotherapy. But to be specific, what are their duties and responsibilities, what ...
Posted Sep 15, 2014, 12:33 AM by RNpedia.com Administration
Why Do We Need to Invest in the Young People?"If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children."--Mahatma Gandhi "This world demands the qualities of youth: not a time of life but a state ...
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Having Sore EyesWho among us did not even once have sore eyes? We all know how painful it felt and dreaded the days when we undergone having this. But what is this ...
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Crucial Qualities to Make a Good NurseBeing a nurse requires certain qualities which are needed in order to fulfill the duties with success. These are qualities that are crucial in delivering quality patient care and services ...
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Sample Habits of Becoming a NurseNursing profession requires certain characteristics which are needed in becoming successful in this profession. These characteristics are important tools in this journey of nursing career. Have an organizational skills.This ...
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What is Ebola?With global concern on Ebola, it is important to know what it is, its signs and symptoms and how to treat and prevent someone on having this. According to authorities ...
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What is Heat stroke and how to Deal with it?Heat stroke is the most severe form of heat illness when the body overheats and cannot cool down. The body cannot take off the excessive heat by sweating because of ...
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What is Poliomyelitis?DefinitionPolio is a contagious viral illness that, in its most severe form, causes paralysis, difficulty of breathing, and sometimes even death. A suspect case of polio is defined as ...
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What is Rabies?Rabies is 100% fatal but 100% preventable… Rabies is a zoonosis, a disease that is transmitted from animals to humans that is caused by a virus. It is transmitted through ...
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The Importance of Newborn ScreeningToday, 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 ...
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Erik Erikson’s Theory of Psychosocial DevelopmentAKA 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
Race or Ethnicity: White
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
Psychosocial Development Stages Summary Stage Basic Conflict Important Events Outcome Infancy (birth to 18 months ...
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MammographyDefinitionMammography 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.
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.
ProcedurePatient Preparation ...
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