Nursing Interventions for Acute Otitis Media

In the United States, acute otitis media (AOM), defined by convention as the first 3 weeks of a process in which the middle ear shows the signs and symptoms of acuteinflammation, is the most common affliction necessitating medical therapy for children younger than 5 years. Nursing Interventions for Acute Otitis Media         […]

Through the Years: Nursing Then and Now

High-technology equipment. Evidence-based practice. Innovative resources. These are what nursing and healthcare are at present. Indeed, nursing has come a long way. From just basing on instincts and superstitious beliefs when providing care, nursing practice has evolved almost beyond recognition. Let’s look back on nursing’s early years and see just how far it has progressed. […]

How to Apply for Saudi Prometric Exam for Nurses

Dina is itching to go out of the country and work as a nurse abroad. She has one place in mind – the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, but from what she has heard from fellow nurses who are also aspiring for greener pastures outside the country, she still needs to take the Prometric Exam for […]

Nursing Interventions for Intertrigo

> Gently cleanse skin with a pH-balanced no-rinse cleanser > Pat or air dry skin. Do not rub. > Place InterDry® Ag Textile between skin fold or under medical device. > Allow at least 2 inches of textile exposed outside of skin fold or brace/ splint. >  Remove textile when bathing and replace when finished. […]

Nursing Interventions for Xerosis

Gently cleanse skin with a mild, pH balanced cleanser and soft cloth or disposable wash cloth (Bedside Care Foam, Bedside Care, Bedside Care Easicleanse™ Bath or Gentle Rain Extra Mild). Pat skin dry. Do not rub. Moisturize skin daily. Moisturizers should generally be applied 3 to 4 times per day for optimal results, although frequency […]

Nursing Interventions For Atopic Dermatitis

Obtain the history about the patient’s skin condition (bathing routine, skin care products that he/she uses) Ask the patient when he/she most experiences signs of Dermatitis, and what signs he/she experiences such as itching, rashes, changes in pigmentation or color of the skin as these may all help in the diagnosis of the condition. Obtain […]