By: Olivia Bredbenner
In the professional role of nursing there is uniformity in the practice of the nursing process. The nursing process has a significant place in the delivery of quality nursing care. Using the steps in the nursing process, assures the delivery of uniform holistic care...
By: Effie Moore Salem
A nursing case study is a written record to be used as a guide and caring for the patient. A case study is a written document concerning a patient, pertinent facts such as age, condition of the patient at the time of the latest incident...
Development of the nursing process
By: Effie Moore Salem
Developing the nursing process can mean many things, how does one go about nursing in general, how does one write about nursing, how does one think about nursing, and most of all what is a nursing process? And why is a nursing process such an...
How to write a nursing case study
By: Nancy Seddens
In the process of becoming a nurse the prospective nurse will need to learn how to write a nursing case study. A nursing case study begins with gathering information on a patient and ends with a conclusion that gives a prognosis based on medical intervention...
Study finds that brain regions near cell phone antennas use more energy
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Neuroscientists at the National Institutes of Health published puzzling research in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in February 2011. Though many have speculated on the effects of cell phone signals on the brain, studies have found no increased risk of cancer associated...
Dormant chimp virus CERV2 can teach humans about retroviruses
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Endogenous viruses are viruses that have integrated into the host genome (some refer to them as fossil viruses). An estimated 8 to 10 percent, if not more, of each mammalian genome consists of such retrotransposable elements. Chimp endogenous retrovirus 2, or CERV 2, is an...
By: Kenneth Andrews
Retrovirology took a significant step forward in October 2010, when researchers managed to resurrect a long-dormant chimpanzee retrovirus, having identified its receptor. The discovery, as reported in Nature, could lead to humans understanding a great deal more about the way in which retroviruses work. Endogenous...
By: Suzanne Rose
Fibromyalgia is a difficult disease to endure, causing fatigue, muscle pain, and "tender points," areas that hurt when touched. These may be on the neck, arms, legs, shoulders, backs and hips. Additional symptoms include insomnia, headache, stiffness in the morning, and memory and thinking...
Mind melds coming: The astounding nerve-electronic hybrid
By: Terrence Aym
Someday you might be like Star Trek's Mr. Spock. No, you won't be a Vulcan, but you may have the ability to mind-meld like the popular science fiction character.A discovery about the biological structure of mouse nerve cells has led researchers to consider a...
By: Suzanne Rose
Most people have a strong opinion on stem cell research. For years, people have debated over the intricacies of this groundbreaking research. What exactly is it that makes stem cell research so controversial? There are a number of factors that come into play. Destruction of...

 

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