Author: Daisy Jane Antipuesto RN MN

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Thoracentesis

Also known as pleural fluid aspiration, the thoracic wall is punctured to obtain a specimen of pleural fluid for analysis or to relieve pulmonary compression and resultant respiratory distress. Locating...

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Hepatic Failure

Hepatic failure can result from acute liver injury, causing acute liver failure (ALF) or fulminant hepatic failure (FHF), or progressive chronic liver disease such as cirrhosis. An alteration in hepatocyte...

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Nursing Care Plan – Hypertension

Hypertension refers to a state where a person’s blood pressure remains at an elevated level at all times. This condition is formally known as arterial hypertension and is popularly called...

Leptospira Icterohaemorrhagiae

Leptospira Icterohaemorrhagiae

Leptospira Icteroheaemorrhagiae is a spirochete from the specie of Leptospira Interrogans.  It is distributed worldwide like Leptospira canicola. Reservior hosts of this disease are mainly rats. Leptospira Icteroheaemorrhagiae is transmitted...