Author: Daisy Jane Antipuesto RN MN

Salicylate Poisoning

Salicylate Poisoning

Salicylates Salicylates are agents found in hundreds of over-the-counter (OTC) medications and in numerous prescription drugs. These medications possess anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and antipyretic properties. They are available for ingestion as...

IELTS Reading Test Tips

IELTS Reading Test Tips

The IELTS reading test assesses your skills on skimming and scanning. There are no short cuts to an excellent reading score. The only factor that will determine how well you...

Ethical Behavior

Ethical Behavior

Overview Ethics refers to well-founded standards of right and wrong that prescribe what humans ought to do, usually in terms of rights, obligations, benefits to society, fairness, or specific virtues....

Prenatal Development

Prenatal Development

PRE-EMBRYONIC PERIOD Cell Division Stage The first two weeks after conception is called the preembryonic period. By the fourth day after conception takes place, the fertilized ovum is now called...

Group Therapy

Group Therapy

Definition Group therapy is a form of psychotherapy which as small, carefully selected group of individuals meets regularly with a therapist. The client participates in sessions with a group of...

Captopril Nursing Responsibilities

Captopril Nursing Responsibilities

Brand Name: Capoten Classification: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor, Antihypertensive Indications Hypertension Management of congestive heart failure (CHF) Reduces the risk of death or development of CHF after myocardial infarction...

Radiation Therapy

Radiation Therapy

Definition Radiation therapy is one of several treatments used to treat cancer by itself or in combination with other forms of treatment, most often surgery or chemotherapy. It is also...

Cognitive Disorders

Cognitive Disorders

Cognitive disorders are characterized by the disruption of thinking, memory, processing, and problem solving. Types of cognitive disorders include: delirium, dementia, and memory loss disorders (amnesia or dissociative fugue). Risk...