IS PLASMA A LIQUID PART OF THE BLOOD?.

Plasma in a nutshell is the liquid part of blood. It has 55% of blood, while 45% is red,white cells and the platelets.Plasma itself is 92% water,7% gamma globulin, antihemphilic factor, albumin, protein and 1% is mineral salts,sugars,vitamins,hormone and fats. WHAT ARE THE FUNCTIONS OF PLASMA?. The vital functions of plasma are: (1)It maintain the …

THE EYES. GLAUCOMA.(NURSING) QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS.

Glaucoma is an abnormal condition of elevated pressure within the eye .This is because of obstruction of the outflow of the aqueous humor. Glaucoma can be acute or chronic. This is increase in intraocular pressure, which affect 2% of population over 40years old. Acute ( Close angle)Implementation of passage of aqueous humor into the circular …

HYPOGLYCEMIA AND HYPERGLYCEMIA. SIMPLY MEANS “LOW AND HIGH” BLOOD SUGAR.

HYPOGLYCEMIA SYMPTOMS(LOW BLOOD SUGAR): Shaking, Sweating, Dizziness, Fast Heartbeat, Headache, Anxious, Hungry, Irritability, Impaired Vision, Weakness. What Causes Hypoglycemia?. 1.Taking insulin injection or pills without food. 2. Too much diabetes medications.(Insulin humalog(Lispro)levemir,Glyburide,Glipizide) What is the solution?. Make sure that you have enough food ready on your table for you to eat before taking insulin or …

IMPORTANCE OF NURSING PROCESS.

Nursing process is a series of steps, procedures, or action that you ( Registered nurse)will take to reach a particular end result. Without using the nursing process to take care of patients,evidenced based practice will become difficult to achieve.The main purpose of nursing process is to help the nurse manage the patients physically, emotionally and …

WHAT IS ADVANCED DIRECTIVE.

This is a legal document that outlines patient wishes concerning medical treatment in case the individual is unable to decide. Or simply put a medical power of Attorney ( known as advanced directive)is a legal document used to designate someone to make important health decisions on your behalf when you become incompetent and unable to …

CASE SCENARIO. (NURSING)TRAUMA (Found down by sister).

AGE/SEX 51years Male. Unit: Q00000017 Admitted 12/17/2008 Attending doctor: Coronae,Vincent. Medical record number:Q00009594332 Location : Transfer from ICU South to MedTelemetry . FULL CODE: Full Code. Diagnosis Found down,ICH,IVH(resolved).Seizure disorder. Found down by sister. Right hemiparesis.Aphasia, Nonverbal, dysphagia. Secondary Diagnosis: Hypertension. Weight 162lbs Height 5ft 6inches. TREATMENT: Head CT : left basal ganglion bleed with …

Happy Nurses Week 2020.

We are nurses.We are proud of the work that we do.And our patients need us more at this critical COVID19 PANDEMIC time than ever.Nursing is a profession that is within healthcare system.Nurses focus on the care of individuals, families and communities.Nurses provide care independently and also interdependently with doctors. Nurses promote and maintain ultimate quality …