Author: Daisy Jane Antipuesto RN MN

Community Health Information System

Community Health Information System

Overview Collective term for the methodical application of information science and technology to community and public health process. Focuses on the health information system of the community, it is centered...

clear diet

Clear Liquid Diet

Definition A clear liquid diet consists of food and drinks that have low or no residue and fat. Clear liquids are easily digested by the gastronintestinal tract and leave no...

RIBA II

Meet RIBA II, the Robotic Nurse

The RIBA II (Robot for Interactive Body Assistance) is a new robot that uses high-precision tactile sensors and flexible motor control technology has been developed by RIKEN and Tokai Rubber...

HELLP Syndrome

HELLP Syndrome

Definition A life-threatening occurrence that complicates pregnancies is called a HELLP syndrome. The acronym HELLP is variation of PIH named for the common symptoms that occur such as: H –...

frostbite

Frostbite and Hypothermia

Overview When tissues freeze, frostbite occurs. Exposure of the skin to temperatures below the freezing point this condition develops abnormally. Frostbite is a trauma where exposure to freezing temperatures and...

Erythrocyte Disorders

Erythrocyte Disorders

Overview What is an Erythrocyte? Erythrocytes, also called red blood cells, are the component of blood that carries oxygen. The word “erythrocyte” comes from the word “erythros” meaning “red,” “kytos”...