Category: Medical Surgical Nursing

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Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing’s Syndrome results from excessive secretion of one or all of the adrenocortical hormones which includes glucocorticoid cortisol (predominant type), the mineralocorticoid  aldosterone, and the adrogenital corticoids. Types of Cushing’s...

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Types of Anesthesia

Anesthesia, or anaesthesia has traditionally meant the condition of having sensation (including the feeling of pain) blocked. This allows patients to undergo surgery and other procedures without the distress and...

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Types of Surgery

Surgery is a medical technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. As a general rule, a procedure is considered surgical when it involves cutting of a patient’s tissues or...