Author: Daisy Jane Antipuesto RN MN

From A Nurse to a Lecturer

From A Nurse to a Lecturer

One of the principles I hold on about landing a successful career in nursing is being able to grasp the knowledge and practical advises given by your mentors who can be another...

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Allied Health Careers: Cytotechnologist

Cytotechnologists Professionals who work on laboratories to study cells and anomalies that are present in its structures are cytotechnologists. With the use of a microscope, they are able to examine...

Home-Based RN Employment: Disease Management

Home-Based RN Employment: Disease Management

Disease Management  By definition, disease management is the coordination of health care implementations and communications to groups of people with known conditions that can be managed by significant self-care efforts....

Nursing Webinar Topics and Schedules

Nursing Webinar Topics and Schedules

Nurse Keith Series Date Webinar Invitation URL Thursday, July 12, 2012 Scheduled @ 12:00 PM EDT Session 1: Self Care 101 http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3721709734 Thursday, August 09, 2012 Scheduled @ 8:00 PM...

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Nursing Care Plan – Mitral Valve Annuloplasty (Post-op)

Nursing Care Plan – Mitral Valve Annuloplasty (Post-op)

Mitral Valve Annuloplasty (reconstruction) is the reparative procedure of choice for most clients with acquired mitral insufficiency. To make annulus (the valve ring that attaches to and supports the leaflets) smaller, the physician may suture the leaflets to an annuloplasty ring or take tucks in the client’s annulus. Leaflet repair is often performed at the same time. Elongated leaflets may be shortened, and shortened leaflets may be repaired by lengthening the chordae that bond them in place. Perforated leaflets may be patched with synthetic grafts.

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