Nursing In Ghana

Types of Hepatitis: A, B, C, D, and E

There are five types of hepatitis, which is named after the virus that causes it. The five types are Hepatitis A (HAV), Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HCV), Hepatitis D (HDV), and Hepatitis E (HEV)...

Nursing, One of The Most Dangerous Jobs

Nursing, The Noble Profession, they say. But oftentimes we forget about the dangers that come with the profession. When we talk about dangerous professions, nursing may be the last thing that may come to mind but the...

Nursing Procedures and Skills

NURSING INTERVENTIONS|BLOOD TRANSFUSION

Verify doctor’s order. Inform the client and explain the purpose of the procedure. Check for cross matching and grouping to ensure compatibility Obtain and record baseline vital signs Practice strict asepsis At least 2...

INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS: TYPES AND USES (PART 1)

NORMAL SALINE (NS) DESCRIPTION 0.9% NaCl in Water Crystalloid Solution Isotonic (308 mOsm) USES Increases circulating plasma volume when red cells are adequate Shock Fluid replacement in patients with diabetic...

Streptomycin Sulfate (Streptomycin)

Streptomycin Sulfate (Streptomycin) is a common antibiotic used usually against tuberculosis. Streptomycin inhibits CHON synthesis of gram (-) bacteria. Generic Name streptomycin sulfate Drug Class Antibiotic, anti...

CLARITHROMYCIN (BIAXIN)

CLARITHROMYCIN (BIAXIN) Description Clarithromycin (Biaxin) is a macrolide antibiotic. Generic Name clarithromycin (klar ith‘ ro my sin) Brand Name Biaxin Biaxin XL Drug Class Macrolide antibiotic Pregnancy Category C...

Lifestyle

Qualities Of Great Nurses

Nurses carry great responsibility on their shoulders. The nurses’ profession makes a difference in the lives of people who needs and appreciate the care they give. Nurses perform their duties with their heart to every...

Reasons Why You Should Date A Nurse

How does a nurse convince someone outside the medical field that beneath that strange work stories about bodily functions and work schedule, there’s a great partner? When you are casting about for dating...