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...
Capacity of the Brain
By: Jonas Stewart
The mysterious story of people only using 10 percent of their intellectual powers is completely false. However, the idea behind it is not, so the reason why people always take it the wrong way is a simple misunderstanding of the theory behind it.The human...
Explaining different blood types
By: Karen Crumley
Blood types are determined by instructions given on a person's DNA. If a person has instructions for Type A blood, the blood cell membranes will include a certain A type protein within them. As the person develops, that particular protein will be accepted as "self"...
The heart: An overview
By: Joyce Good Henderson
The heart: an overviewSixty-one, sixty-two, sixty-threesixty-eighta very normal resting pulse for an adult. For some people, the heart rate isn't always that slow, or regular. For them, medication can bring it to a more comfortable and healthy pace and reduce the occasions of aberrant racing...
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...
Explaining different blood types
By: Wendy R.
The ABO blood groups were discovered over one hundred years ago. In the early 1900's, an Austrian scientist, Karl Landsteiner, found through experimentation that red blood cells of some people clumped or agglutinated when mixed with serum from other people. Through his experiments he noted...
The transmission of bird flu
By: Karoline Inong
To understand how the transmission of the bird flu, also know as avian influenza, you must understand what it is first. The Avian influenza has been circulating, believe it or not for over the past hundred years. It is caused by influenza type A,the...
Vancomycin-resistant MRSA described
By: Alicia M Prater PhD
Since penicillin was identified in 1941 and gained consistent use as an antibiotic, resistance to treatment began to appear. Bacteria acquire DNA sequences from other bacteria that they come into contact with, sharing genes for resistance to drugs that compromise bacterial replication and survival. For...

 

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