In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the course N207-Theoretical Foundations in Nursing at University of the Philippines Open University. This blog is dedicated to fellow nurses, to our patients, to our classmates, and to Miss Jean Watson who gave us inspiration in caring.
Triage Area Emergency department - Children's Hospital, Washington DC Sometime in May 2011, I saw the reflection of my next patient from the privacy screen of my computer. A Hispanic Mom with her daughter patiently waiting until I finished entering data in the computer of my last patient.
#1 The formation of a humanistic- altruistic system of values
I really salute nurses, not because I am one of them, but because of their dedication. The risks of exposure for factors detrimental for health are greater apart from other emotional blows from doctors or patients or their relatives. Although there are personal protective equipments, we can
When I was transferred from the OB ward to the medical ward, it was the first time I handled Mrs. A, an 81-year old widow who suffered from ischemic stroke and was comatose for nearly a week when I nursed her. She was on a continuous I & O, VS and NVS monitoring, repositioning every 2 hours, and was on Dopamine side drip PRN.