Author: Daisy Jane Antipuesto RN MN

Bland Diet

Bland Diet

Overview Clients who are undergoing treatment for inflammatory or ulcerative conditions of the stomach or intestines, a bland diet menu can be designed to provide adequate nutrition to the client...

elderly care

20,000 Nurses Needed in Australia

According to the website of Australian Nursing Federation (ANF), “aged care can’t wait.” The aged care sector in Australia needs an injection of fund to address the country’s under-resourced aged...

Nursing Care Plan – Peritonitis

Nursing Care Plan – Peritonitis

Peritonitis is an acute inflammation of the visceral/parietal peritoneum and endothelial lining of the abdominal cavity, or peritoneum. Peritonitis can be classified as primary or secondary, localized or generalized. When...

Nursing Care Plan – Appendectomy

Nursing Care Plan – Appendectomy

Appendectomy is the removal of the inflamed appendix. In an open, conventional, and uncomplicated appendectomy, the surgeon removes the appendix through an incision approximately 3 inches long in the right...

supine and prone patient position

Positioning Patients in Bed

Problems of contractures and deformities can often be prevented by proper positioning of the patient. Regardless of the position selected it is essential that the patient maintains a correct body...

Nursing Care Plan – Respiratory Alkalosis

Nursing Care Plan – Respiratory Alkalosis

Respiratory alkalosis is excessive loss of carbon dioxide through hyperventilation (rapid respiration). Clients may hyperventilate in response to anxiety, fear, or improper settings on mechanical ventilators. Hyperventilation can also result...