Abstract A timely and accurate nursing diagnosis is arrived at through history taking and physical assessment. This is important to both patient and health practitioner, whereby the patient is protected from unnecessary testing hence making it cost effective .It also helps the health practitioner to come up with a reliable diagnosis .In our case we
Introduction The prevalence of drug abuse in society has been on a steady rise. This is a persistent public health issue which has been complicated further by the availability of synthetic recreational drugs. These drugs which are often referred to as “research chemicals” or “legal highs,” are artificial substitutes to traditional drugs of abuse. Most
The process of forming an environment of shared values and mutual respect between group members to maximize triumph of the patient care plan involves, amid other things, generating trust. Trust develops where there exists respect for the values of one another.  The values deemed fundamental for collaborative joint effort encompass mutual respect, synergism, and trust.
Pluripotent Stem Cells Stem cells have elicited mixed reactions since they were discovered. This is because on one side they promise to revolutionize the field of medicine while on the other side they pose serious ethical issues. Consequently, research has been carried out but they are yet to be used in medical fields. Embryonic stem
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects the brain and it has no cure. It is a form of dementia that is common. It makes the brain cells to die and as it continues progressing, the ability to focus, concentrate and remember disappears. The affected
Article Summary The aim of the study by Haddad, Philip, Jeremiah and Carole (2011) is three-fold. First, they set out to evaluate the practicality of carrying out contact angle assessments on-eye via a new technique that employs the lab-based sessile drop methodology. Second, the study sought to evaluate two in vivo wettability variables for hydrogel
1880’s – 1887 The Congress charged the Marine Hospital Service (MHS) with the responsibility of preventing epidemics by screening all sea travelers for signs of yellow fever, cholera and other infectious diseases. Scientists in Europe discovered that microscopic organisms such as bacteria were responsible for the spread of infectious diseases such as cholera. Officials of
 Introduction The incidences of TB infections are today, increasing in patients that have tested HIV positive. The existence of TB is traced to many years in the ancient history of humanity. However, its occurrence alongside HIV patients today has raised more interests in the study of the association between HIV infection and TB. Such interests
Introduction Medicine is an important field because the objective of a medic is to save lives and to ensure that the environment is healthy and safe for all. Engineering on the other hand is a problem-solving profession, which aims at making work easier by introduction of simpler ways of doing things and synchronization of technology
Gout is a disorder that affects the joints located at the base of an individual’s big toe. Other joints affected by this disorder include knees, ankles, elbows, fingers, wrists, and heels among others. It occurs as a result of too much deposition of uric acid (tophi) forming crystal-like deposits in these joints. Various symptoms and