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Maintaining a robust nursing workforce is essential to meeting the needs of diverse patient populations and advancing global health. 

As the largest segment of the healthcare workforce, nurses play a critical role in providing life-saving and life-sustaining care across settings.  

Our target is nursing education, performance improvement, and sub specialization.

Headaches in ED


General Principles


  • The key to proper management is to make an accurate diagnosis.

  • Recognize the features of “dangerous” headaches, and know how to “rule out”.

workplace bullying. 


Saunders et al. (2007) argue that researchers and practitioners have struggled to establish any consensus for defining bullying at workplace. 


Additionally, little is known about how individuals define such behavior, or whether current research and legal definitions coincide with lay definitions of bullying.

Hypertension

The treatment of hypertension is the most common reason for office visits, & 30 % of adults in the United States have hypertension.

    Shameela Farooqui MD.

    Diplomat American Board Of Internal Medicine

    Consultant @ KFSH&RC

    Oncologic emergencies are complications resulting from cancer and/ or its treatment. They require immediate diagnosis, and management............details

    ANEMIA: It is the most common hematolgic condition, a condition in which the hemoglobin concentration is lower than normal, ................... details.


    Potential bleeding* and injury secondary to thrombocytopenia/ altered coagulation or due to Malignant invasion in bone marrow, Bone marrow suppression  ..........details

    Role of the Oncology Nurse:

    Oncology nurses practice in a variety of settings including acute care, ambulatory care, radiation therapy facilities, .......details

    RADIATION THERAPY: ionized radiation is used to interrupt the cellular growth.  Radiation therapy is used to treat cancer in more than half of cancer patients.....details
    neutropenia: Risk for infection secondary to Diminished neutrophil count 2ry to bone marrow invasion or hypocellularity 2ry to medication ..............  details

    THORACENTESIS: Aspiration of fluid or air from the pleural space is performed on patients with various clinical problems. A diagnostic or therapeutic procedure details.

    BREAST biopsy is the most common outpatient surgical procedure. The biopsy involves excising the lesion and pathological examination............details

    The Nurse Calling Doctors at Night

    one of the tasks that a nurse dreads doing is calling up doctors at night. how can we make the call professional........details

    PAIN: "Pain is whatever the experiencing person says it is, and exists whenever he says it does." The International Association for the Study of Pain says it is-----------details
    How to Deal with Angry Patients or Families, As nurses are often the recipient of a patient’s or family’s frustration. Whether experiencing ...............details

    Complications of Corticosteroid Therapy

    Whenever a patient begins a course of corticosteroid therapy, the potential for complications is great ......details

    Pulmonary embolism: refers to the obstruction of the pulmonary artery or its branches by a thrombus that originates somewhere. ------details.

    Total hip replacement: is the replacement of a severely damaged hip with an artificial joint. Indications include many joint diseases. ...........details

    Causes and effects of hypocalcemia More than 99% of the body’s calcium is located in the skeletal system; it is a major component of bones and teeth...................details

    Nursing Management of shocked patient

    Shock is a life-threatening condition with a variety of underlying causes. if untreated, results in cell death................. details

    HOW TO READ & INTERPRET ABG:

    Identification of the specific acid–base imbalance is important in identifying the underlying cause of disease &...........details

    Nursing process for the patients who has peripheral arterial insufficiency of the extremities includes: nursing diagnosis, nursing interventions. ....................detail

    Dehydration among children poses a great danger. The body surface of a child has a thin gap between being well hydrated from dehydrated.............details

    Guidelines for Preventing Infection in the Catheterized Patient Use scrupulous aseptic technique during insertion of the urinary catheter. details

    Coumarin anticoagulants (warfarin; eg, Coumadin) are antagonists of vitamin K and  interfere with the synthesis of vitamin K–dependent clotting factors.....details