Nursing Care Plan for Pneumonia- A Student’s Guide

Nursing Care Plan for Pneumonia- A Student’s Guide

Introduction Pneumonia is a serious lung infection that can develop in anybody. It most commonly occurs in the very young, old, or infirm and usually requires hospitalization and aggressive treatment to prevent complications. It is a condition in which the lungs fill with fluid, and air sacs become inflamed. It’s caused by bacteria, viruses, or…

Nursing Diagnosis for Pancreatitis – A Student’s Guide

Nursing Diagnosis for Pancreatitis – A Student’s Guide

Introduction Pancreatitis is a disease caused by many different factors, and the symptoms are often vague. This post will discuss how to recognize pancreatitis and the nursing diagnosis for the care of this condition. Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas that may or may not cause pain or other noticeable symptoms. The most common…

Nursing Diagnosis & Interventions for Impaired Skin Integrity- Student Guide

Nursing Diagnosis & Interventions for Impaired Skin Integrity- Student Guide

Introduction Skin is a major barrier to infection and tissue damage; it protects our body from external stimuli such as heat or cold. Nurses are responsible for assessing patients’ skin conditions and providing appropriate treatment to ensure that their skin remains healthy with good integrity. This post will explore nursing diagnosis, interventions, and care plans…

Nursing Diagnosis for Cystic Fibrosis- A Student’s Guide

Nursing Diagnosis for Cystic Fibrosis- A Student’s Guide

Introduction Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disorder that causes mucus build-up in the lungs and digestive system. It can be life-threatening if not treated appropriately. Nurses play a critical role in the care of cystic fibrosis patients. The main nursing diagnosis for these patients is related to sleep deprivation and fatigue. This post will discuss…

Hidden Curriculum in Sociology- Criticisms, Pros, and Cons

Hidden Curriculum in Sociology- Criticisms, Pros, and Cons

Introduction The sociological discipline of “hidden curriculum” refers to the implicit messages transmitted through education and socialization, such as in schools. It is often seen as a form of indoctrination into normative ethics and cultural beliefs. The hidden curriculum can be more powerful than explicit lessons because it occurs outside of conscious awareness. The term…

Feminist Movement-Definition, Theory, Origin, & Explanations

Feminist Movement-Definition, Theory, Origin, & Explanations

Introduction Feminist movements are a worldwide phenomenon that began in the late 1800s. Their purpose was to gain social, economic, and political equality for women. The movement has been influential in various social justice movements such as civil rights and gay rights. Feminist theory’s origins can be traced back to the Enlightenment era when philosophers…

Cultures – Elements, Sociology, and Components

Cultures – Elements, Sociology, and Components

Introduction Cultures are the most powerful and influential forces in human history. They profoundly impact all aspects of life, including politics, economy, family structure, and values. Cultures are created by people that interact with each other through language and trade. The three main elements of culture include symbols/rituals/ traditions; beliefs; and social institutions (e.g., government)….

Comprehensive Nursing Diagnosis for Sepsis- Student Guide

Comprehensive Nursing Diagnosis for Sepsis- Student Guide

Introduction Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening condition that can be caused by an infection and lead to septic shock. Nurses often take on the responsibility of diagnosing and treating this ailment, but what exactly are the nursing diagnoses for sepsis? There are three primary nursing diagnoses: Impaired Gas Exchange, Impaired Skin Integrity, and Infection/Infestation.  These…

Washington Consensus- What it is, Examples & Criminology Use

Washington Consensus- What it is, Examples & Criminology Use

Introduction The Washington consensus is an economic model that economists use to measure the development of a country. This theory was developed by John Williamson in 1989 and has been used as a guideline for international policymaking ever since. The goal of this theory is to create sustainable growth and reduce poverty. The idea behind…

Comprehensive Nursing Diagnosis for Pneumonia- Student Guide

Comprehensive Nursing Diagnosis for Pneumonia- Student Guide

 Introduction Pneumonia is a serious lung infection that has the potential to be life-threatening. As a result, it should always be treated as an emergency and requires prompt attention from your doctor. This blog post will overview what Pneumonia is, how it develops, and why it’s important to diagnose. Additionally, in this article, we’ll explore…

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