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How much does diet affect mental health


I would say - the diet affects mental health directly. In fact, the most efficient protocols for dealing with mental health and neurological issues (autism, epilepsy, etc.) involve radical (to some) changes in diet (for autism, for instance, high-fat and low-carb ketogenic diets prove very effec... Read More

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What makes a great paediatrician


I have been a nurse for 9 years.8 of those in pediatrics, with the most recent in pediatric critical care. I work with COUNTLESS resident physicians and we receive a new batch of them every June. To say I am biased would be fair.I have my favorite doctors. I can honestly say it’s not fair to judge... Read More

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Can powder formula be given to babies under 2 months


Yes, most formulas are… formulated for infants from new-born to 12 months of age.I would pay attention to its designation as an infant formula. You don’t want to give toddler formula to a new-born… although in a pinch it may still work… on occasion. The formula market has become now so s... Read More

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What kind of nurses take care of new born babies


There are generally three types of nurses that care for new born in the hospital setting:  Labour and Delivery Nurses typically assist with deliveries and care for the baby immediately following birth (taking vital signs, cutting the cord, and assessing the APGAR score). Maternity Nur... Read More

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Which is The Best Home Nursing Service For The Care Of The Elderly


 Imagine this situation. Hands always search for a hold, whatever eyes see is blurred and a little walk within the house, the knees are in pain! This is how elderly age feels.At this tenacious and delicate phase of life, frequent visit to the hospitals is the most challenging and tiresome... Read More

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As a nurse, have you ever gone against a doctor’s diagnosis and been right


Yes I have. This happened in an Army Medical Center when I was an Army nurse. They had resident physicians there that had graduated from med school and who were making their rotations through different patient care areas of the hospital.I had a patient who was having cardiac arrhythmias due to t... Read More

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How much do surgeons earn in India(specialty vs salary)


The average salary for a General Surgeon is Rs 1,166,240 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.Pay Experience for a General Surgeon has a positive trend. An entry-level General Surgeon with less than 5 ye... Read More

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As a nurse, what is the most shocking statement you ever heard from a young child


Im not a nurse but a doctor. Well I remember the 12-year-old boy we had on the paediatric floor with a fractured shaft of femur. I was told by my boss to give him one or another antibiotic by I/V push. When I entered his room, he looked me up and down and then said “You, you’re that f*****g fat,... Read More

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As a nurse, have you ever cried over a patient


My wife's story: I worked in Infectious Disease in the ’80 s when AIDS was little understood beyond being a death sentence. My patients varied from a very young hemophiliac man, to a mother of 3 infected by her husband, who promptly left her, to IV drug users, to the largest category, gay men. T... Read More

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Are we finally going to have a vaccine for Alzheimer's


Dementia has skyrocketed to become the fifth biggest cause of death worldwide, Alzheimer’s constitutes about 70 per cent of these cases. Alzheimer's results in progressive loss of memory and cognitive function and is devastating both to those who have it and to their loved ones.Researchers have... Read More

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The Role of Nurses in a Nursing Home


There are basically three types of nurses in a nursing facility: Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), and Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), and sometimes a Nurse Practioner (NP). Also, an RN who takes specialized graduate courses in geriatric care and obtains a certificate or... Read More

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What’s a time when you had a serious problem but a doctor outright refused to help you


I was 48 years old and I got deathly ill at work one day. Couldn’t hold my head up or stay awake. Went home that afternoon and slept to the next morning. The next day I treated myself like I had a virus but by the evening I couldn’t stand it anymore and went to minor med. I insisted I had strep... Read More

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What Things Frustrate Nursing Staff And Doctors The Most


1. Please keep a list of the medications you're taking along with the doses, and if you're unclear on your own medical history, add why you're taking them too! This is a significant issue with the older populations who are more likely to be on many different medications, but it happens with peop... Read More

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How Are Male Nurses Viewed By Women In The Health Field


I am a male nurse here. The nursing field is traditionally and still remains a female-dominated field. For me, I have no problems with it. My colleagues and I are more concerned about the heavy workload to be done in so little time than bickering on gender-related issues. If you are in the ward,... Read More

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Why is microbiology important in nursing


Microbiology is a very important topic for nurses to study. This is because our infectious diseases are caused by microbes. This was discovered in the late nineteenth century and is defined in the “Germ Theory of Disease”. In a few cases, even cancer is associated with particular infec... Read More

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As a nurse, have you ever cried over a patient


You bet I have. The 19 year old that we told would be okay, when we knew he wouldn't last the night ( auto accident with a crushed chest)And tears of joy. The 6 month old whose teen mother dipped in boiling water because he kept crying, The 85 year old who kept telling his wife “Don't leave me”,... Read More

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What are some surprising facts about newborn babies


1. Babies are Born with the Skill to Swim:Newborns usually hold their breathing when underwater, and even throw about with their arms and legs.Your baby can go swimming as soon as you desire, but if you are preparing on getting her yourself, wait till after your six-week analysis. It is necessa... Read More

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What makes nurses cringe


1.      Seeing a diabetic check blood sugar without washing site prior2.      Giving oneself insulin or other injectable medication as above3.      Kids smoking4.      Smoking adults5. &nbs... Read More

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What does it feel like to experience a heart attack?


I was doing me first mow of the back yard for 2017. I’d mowed the front and was about halfway through the back yard. Over about five minutes I became unusually tired, breathless and started to sweat a LOT. I stopped mowing and thought about how out of shape I’d become. I started the mower again... Read More

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What's the most catastrophic mistake made by a nurse at a hospital?


I was 17 years old and my mother was in the hospital and her concerns of not being able to breathe well were being dismissed by the nursing staff. They said “You are just getting yourself worked up”. We insisted she was having trouble breathing and needed some medication to help her breathe. The... Read More

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Global Nursing 2019


Larix International Nursing ConferencesLarix International is a group of ranking publishers and organizer’s for scientific conferences around the globe nesting well-known Doctors, Engineers, Scientists, and Industrialists. Larix is a self-functioning, independent organization wholly focused on... Read More

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