PROCEDURES. WHY?

Why do we undergo surgeries or procedures? So many people undergo surgery or procedure without asking questions. Surgery is the use of instrument to create incisions so that injuries or disorders in the body is treated.It is usually done under general anesthesia. Some people ask questions before the procedure or surgery. But some people don’t […]

PERSISTENT/SCD/LOVENOX by Philomena N Okeke.(My little poem)

I like to stick to what I believe in. I persisted on my speech. I must persist To persist you must know He said NO. But I persisted . Where is NO? I t does not fit. I have no time to waste. Push ,push on. In Nursing School you persist. No is not an […]

NURSES BURNOUT by Philomena N Okeke,Author.

Burnout can be defined as depletion of your physical and emotional energy for over a long period of time due to unrelieved pressure from your job. So many nurses have been burned out in the past.Some of them changed jobs,relocated, got married,develop health issues, but so many are still hanging in,doing it differently with smile […]

TOOLS FOR WOUND ASSESSMENT AND MEASUREMENT.( The way I understand it as an RN).

To measure your wounds you need measuring Tapes,Gloves, Cotton Swab,digital camera,and clock. Have all your supplies ready because you do not want to be going back and forth for supplies. Provide privacy. Wash your hands and wear your glove. Get the measuring tools ready.(Write patient initial ,date,time and your name and title). Patient initial and […]

THE OTHER WOUND.

We Do have the other types of wounds that are not related to pressure ulcer, bedsores or debicutes ulcer.You do not Need to be bedridden or wheelchair bound to have this wound. Anyone can have this wound anytime in their life. The most important thing is taking proper care of it. *Remember that wound is […]

PRESSURE ULCER.WHAT IS IT?(In my understanding as a Registered Nurse)

Pressure ulcer in a simple term is known as bedsores or decubitous ulcers. They are localized damages to the skin.They are very expensive to treat, so the best thing is not to develop pressure ulcer.The hallmark sign of pressure ulcer is that they usually develop over Bony Prominence due to unrelieved pressure such as the […]

MESSAGE TO MY PARTNER.(POEM by Philomena N Okeke)

Where are you my love? You stood like you evolved. You are my sweet dove. If you are sweet candy.Then I crave for  sweet candy.I am ready to eat up the candy.And worry about toothdecay later.We giggle with each other. Holding hands on the street. You rebuilt and organized me. We jump up together. Happy and […]

ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY(THE WAY I UNDERSTAND IT AS A NURSE).

FOR DEPRESSION? Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is an effective treatment for major depression with an eficacy rate of 80% or more,which is equal to or better than response rates to ANTIDEPRESSANT medications in some patients.It is particularly useful for people who cannot tolerate or fail to respond to the use of medication treatment. There  are various […]

INFORMED CONSENT

https://studylib.net/doc/7441391/parent-consent-for-formal-evaluation-proposal Informed means educated, provide knowledge,schooled, discussed. Consent means approved, agreed, accepted the information given, given permission for the procedure to be perform. Informed consent can be defined as the permission given by a patient to the doctor for treatment with the full knowledge of understanding of the benefits and possible risk. The patient have […]