Correcting Misconceptions about the Nurses and The Profession
Over the years, a lot of myths about nursing have been brewing around the globe. People have regarded nursing with some mistaken notions and have never even bothered to verify the truth about what they believe in. Below are some misconceptions of the general public about nurses and the nursing profession and some insights on what nursing really is.
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Nurse Matt has been contemplating a lot of things lately. It has been his lifelong dream to work as a nurse outside the country, especially United Arab Emirates. Oh UAE, how he longs to see that beautiful country, to stroll around the busy streets and appreciate its wonders. Dubai. Someday, he will go there, someday, […]
Suctioning Techniques Overview
Suctioning is a procedure done in order to assist in the removal of bronchial secretions that cannot be expectorated by the patient spontaneously. It is a shared procedure between the Respiratory Care and the Nursing service and may be done on a PRN basis.
Usually it is indicated if there are secretions visibly present in tube orifice, there are coarse tubular breath sounds on auscultation in a patient who is unable to cough or without artificial airway in place, and for patients with an artificial airway.
Road to the Future: Nursing Informatics
Change isn’t always bad. Sometimes, it may bring about advantages that may be of help in improving life situations, take for example technology and how efficiently it helps nursing in providing efficient and effective quality care. Opening up for change may actually be a good thing and could bring about wonders you never thought possible. However, though how much help technology is in our activities of daily living, we must learn not to depend on it. We must still know how to act and make decisions, which are the exact things that set us apart from computers and devices.
Usually, a nurse informaticist’s salary ranges from $48,700 to $96,500 yearly.
Nursing is perceived to be the field that houses the so-called modern-day superheroes. Nurses, with their ability to save lives and care for the sick and injured are believed to be super people with a lot of strength and can do numerous things. However, like ordinary people, nurses have limitations in their line of work […]
We have always believed that our immune system is our shield when it comes to combating various bacteria and diseases, never in our minds have we considered what may happen if our immune system itself turns its back on us. Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic and potentially incapacitating disease wherein your own body’s immune […]