By: Amy Lee Clark
May 19,1983 : A woman rushes into the McKenzie-Willamette Hospital (Springfield, Oregon), yelling out for help. Her children are in her car, wounded brutally, while she sustains gunshots in her arm. The nurses of the emergency unit gear into action. One calls the police...
An introduction to forensic nursing
By: Chris Pearce
Forensic nursing is a relatively new area of nursing that brings together aspects of health and justice. It applies the nursing process to the legal system and investigates cases of trauma and death associated with abuse, accidents, and criminal activity. The forensic nurse works alongside...
Characteristics of the nursing process
By: Amanda Mittra
The nursing process is a deductive theory. It is a systematic written process to help nurses act as caregivers and follow a step by step method of functioning. This process essentially provides guide lines and a frame work by which to follow systematically, scientifically and...
By: Debbie Stine
Forensic nursing is a fairly new type of nursing that not only deals with health care but also has aspects of law enforcement included with it. Forensic nurses are used in various ways in dealing with victims of violent crimes. They can work on crime...
Euthenasia the right to Die
By: William Mataba
In the UK the debate rages! From TV to the newspapers, much time and effort has been afforded the controversial circumstances surrounding euthanasia. If we are to investigate the anti euthanasia lobby, we find that much of the argument rests with the Christian philosophy. Very...
Misconceptions on the handling of fecal specimens
By: Virginia Gaces
Fecal specimens are one of the most unpleasant samples to handle because of the fetid odor they emit. This is avoided by using proper personal equipment (PPE). A face mask is definitely needed because of this particular reason. Gloves and laboratory gowns are also properly...
Nursing chronicles: Stories from the heart
By: Karen Crumley
I am not a nurse. I am a high school teacher who has taught many future nurses. I am also the mother of a nurse.My daughter, as it turns out, is a very strong person. We raised her on a ranch where she endured...
Biography: William Harvey
By: Lisa Stephens
William Harvey was born at his home on April 1, 1578. Harvey was the oldest of seven children born to Thomas Harvey of Folkestone, Kent and Joane Halke, of Hastingleigh, Kent. Harvey attended The Kings School, Canterbury as a young child. At the age of...
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
William Harvey may be one of those people who seem to have been born before their time. He certainly took the medical world by storm. He was born April 1, 1587 in Folkestone, Kent, England. He came from a rather large family with six brothers...
What is patient focused nursing care?
By: Kris Kennedy
Patient Centered Nursing Care What is patient Center Nursing Care? This question sounds alarming because whom does the nursing care center on, but the reflection on medical care causes wonder. Just as special education teachers use prescriptive teaching, nursing facilities need to examine each patient...

 

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