Nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who contracted Ebola while doing aid work in Sierra Leone, has given birth to twins. The 43-year-old from South Lanarkshire delivered two boys into the world on Tuesday at a maternity unit in Greater Glasgow.
The devastating Ebola epidemic was in full swing during her stint, though Cafferkey did not learn that her own life was at risk until she fell ill shortly after touching back down in the UK.(more…)
What it is Dengue Fever?
Dengue fever is a common communicable disease characterized by occurrence of high fever, severe body aches and intense headache. It is a very common disease which is endemic in most part of India, Most of the infections occurs in the rainy season. Though it may be found sporadically in other seasons as well, Wide spread outbreak occurred in 1996, 2003, 2006, 2010, 2013 2015. The disease is quite severe in young children as compared to adults.
It is a disease which occurs throughout the world except in Europe and affects a large number of people. For example, it is estimated that every year, 2 crore cases of Dengue fever occurring the world.
WHAT IS NEXT AFTER COURSE COMPLETION??
This is a confusing question for most of the fresh nurses. Some will be planning to go abroad, some others will be planning to stay in India and look for opportunities in government sector. In both these cases what matters is our knowledge in the subject. The exams like Nclex Rn,HAAD and exams of government of India etc. are entirely different from what we have seen during our university exams. The questions will be more of the application type and along with theoretical knowledge our experience will help in scoring high marks. Those who are trying for jobs in abroad must be having minimum 2years of experience from reputed hospital. So soon after becoming a registered nurse it’s a good idea to join some good hospital and in an area of your interest.
DISEASE CONDITIONS WITH SPECIFIC MANIFESTATIONS
Diabetec ketoacidosis——————–Kussmauls breathing(Deep rapid breathing)
Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy——Gower’s sign(Use of hand to push one’s self from the floor)
GERD—————————————–Barretts esophagus(Erosion of the lower portion of the esophageal mucosa)
Hepatic encephalopathy—————-Flapping tremors
TEST TAKING STRATEGIES FOR STAFF NURSE EXAMS
In this era of increasing competition and advances in the health care industry, it is becoming impertinent for the nursing professionals to keep themselves prepared and demonstrate their competence. Here we discuss some tips and tricks for competitive exams.