Nursing

Staying Time in The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) May be Reduced by Consultations

Staying Time in The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) May be Reduced by Consultations The aim of palliative care is to provide the best possible quality of life both for people approaching the end of life and for their families and carers. It is a holistic approach to care and support, and takes into account emotional, psychological and spiritual needs as well as physical needs. Pain control is central to the concept of palliative care. Freedom from pain allows people to come to...

Kidney Cells (Podocyturia) in the Urine: a Better Predictor of Preeclampsia

Kidney Cells (Podocyturia) in the Urine: a Better Predictor of Preeclampsia (Pre)eclampsia [pregnancy-induced hypertension] is the third most important cause of maternal mortality worldwide. Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy may start after 20 weeks gestation, but they are more common toward the end of pregnancy.The symptoms may aggravate during the first postpartum days and occasionally the first symptoms are only recognized post partum. The most serious complication...

Chance of Developing Diabetes Due to Agricultural Pesticides During First-Trimester Pregnancy

Chance of Developing Diabetes Due to Agricultural Pesticides During First-Trimes Increasing concern over the environmental impacts of pesticide use, as evidenced by multilateral environmental agreements such as the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants,4 also denotes the urgent need for capacity strengthening for effective management of public health pesticides.One-third to one-half of childhood agricultural injuries happens to children who are just visiting a...

Candidiasis or Yeast Infection During Diabetics Boric Acid Vaginal Suppositories

Candidiasis / Yeast Infection During Diabetics Boric Acid Vaginal Suppositories The acidic balance of the vagina can be changed by your period (menstruation), pregnancy, diabetes, some antibiotics, birth control pills and steroids. Moisture and irritation of the vagina also seem to encourage yeast to grow.If the vagina becomes less acidic, too many yeast can grow and cause a vaginal infection.This is a vaginal infection caused most commonly by the fungal organism Candida...

For Children Vision Development, Breast-Feeding Milk Shown Better Than Formula

For Children Vision Development, Breast-Feeding Milk Shown Better Than Formula Pediatricians suggests that not all children are getting the same level of eye care - and that poor, uninsured, black and Hispanic children are getting the least. Children don't have to be able to talk to have eye examinations. Most pediatric eye doctors (ophthalmologists and optometrists) use devices such as hand puppets to evaluate vision in young children.Early vision testing and treatment for...

Maternal Blood Test Might be A New, Safe Technique to Detect Birth Defects / Congenital Disorder

Maternal Blood Test Might be A New, Safe Technique to Detect Birth Defects /Cong Birth defects are defined as abnormalities of structure, function, or body metabolism that are present at birth. These abnormalities lead to mental or physical disabilities or are fatal. There are more than 4,000 different known birth defects ranging from minor to serious, and although many of them can be treated or cured, they are the leading cause of death in the first year of life. Birth...

Awareness of Home Nebulizer User for Asthma Patient

Awareness of Home Nebulizer User for Asthma Patient Ella, 17, had to be hospitalized for her most recent asthma attack. Usually, when she first arrived at the hospital, she would be put on a nebulizer. But this time, the emergency room used an inhaler. Even,for kids who have asthma, which is better to get medication: using a nebulizer or an inhaler? New research shows that using a nebulizer may not be the best way to treat asthma attacks. "The...