Author: Byron Webb Romero, RN, MSN

routes of drug administration

Routes of Drug Administration

A route of drug administration is the path by which a drug or other substance is brought into contact with the body. Drugs are introduced into the body by several...


Nursing Care Plan – Constipation

Constipation, costiveness, or irregularity, is a condition of the digestive system in which a person experiences hard feces that are difficult to expel. This usually happens because the colon absorbs...

Nursing Care Plan – Leukemia

Nursing Care Plan – Leukemia

Leukemia is a cancer of the blood or bone marrow and is characterized by an abnormal proliferation (production by multiplication) of blood cells, usually white blood cells (leukocytes). Leukemia is...


Nursing Care Plan – Seizure

Nursing Care Plan – Seizure

Seizures are disturbances in normal brain function resulting from abnormal electrical discharges in the brain, which can cause loss of consciousness, uncontrolled body movements, changes in behaviors and sensation, and changes in the autonomic system. Majority of seizures happen within the first years of life.


Nursing Care Plan – Bronchial Asthma

Bronchial asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways, associated with recurrent, reversible airway obstruction with intermittent episodes of wheezing and dyspnea. Bronchial hypersensitivity is caused by various stimuli, which innervate the vagus nerve and beta adrenergic receptor cells of the airways, leading to bronchial smooth muscle constriction, hypersecretion of mucus, and mucosal edema.

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Nursing Care Plan – Neonatal Pneumonia

Nursing Care Plan – Neonatal Pneumonia

Neonatal pneumonia is a pulmonary infection presenting with a clinical picture of respiratory distress, associated with chest radiological findings suggesting pneumonia and persisting for at least 48 hours. Infections may...