Friday, 29 June 2018

Cancer Treatments

Cancer is a group of diseases including strange cell development with the possibility to attack or spread to different parts of the body. There are various kinds of cancer treatment. The sorts of treatment that you get will rely upon the kind of tumor you have and how advanced it is. A few people with tumor will have just a single treatment. Be that as it may, a great many people have a mix of treatments, for example, surgery with chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy. When you require treatment for disease, you have a long way to go and consider. It is typical to feel overpowered and confounded. In any case, conversing with your specialist and finding out about the sorts of treatment you may have can enable you to feel more in charge.

Surgery is one of the cancer treatment methods, in which surgeon removes cancer from your body. It completely removes the tumour or cancerous tissue from a specific place in the body. Surgery is most effective at completely removing cancer that is at an early stage, is only in the place where it started (localized) and hasn’t spread to other parts of the body.

2.Radiation therapy
Radiationtherapy (also called radiotherapy) is a cancer treatment that uses high doses of radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. At low doses, radiation is used as an x-ray to see inside your body and take pictures, such as x-rays of your teeth or broken bones.

Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer by means of chemicals that kill cancer cells. These “anti-cancer” drugs destroy cancer cells by stopping their growth and reproduction. Unfortunately, normal healthy cells are also affected, and this causes the well-known side effects of chemotherapy. The normal healthy cells have an organised cell structure and repair mechanisms in place. This results in them being able to reproduce new normal tissue after chemotherapy.

Immunotherapy is treatment that uses certain parts of a person’s immune system to fight diseases such as cancer. This can be done in a couple of ways: Stimulating your own immune system to work harder or smarter to attack cancer cells. Giving you immune system components, such as man-made immune system proteins. Some types of immunotherapy are also sometimes called biologic therapy or biotherapy.

5.Hormone therapy
Hormone therapy works by either stopping your brain from telling your body to make testosterone or stopping testosterone from reaching the cancer cells. Prostate cancer cells usually need the hormone testosterone to grow.

6. Stem cell transplants
Stem celltransplants, including peripheral blood, bone marrow, and cord bloodtransplants, can be used to treat cancer. Stem cell transplants are most often used for cancers affecting the blood or immune system, such as leukemia, lymphoma, or multiple myeloma.

Friday, 22 June 2018

Point-Of-Care Testing (POCT)

Purpose of-care testing (POCT) is fundamental for the fast location of analytes close to the patient, which encourages better sickness analysis, observing, and administration. It empowers snappy therapeutic choices, as the sicknesses can be analysed at a beginning period, prompting enhanced wellbeing results for patients by empowering the solid start of treatment. The worldwide POCT showcase is required to develop from US$ 23.16 of every 2016 to US$ 36.96 billion of every 2021 at the compound annual growthrate (CAGR) of 9.8% from 2016 to 2021.
Using a remote system and PC, nurses in numerous hospitals would now be able to get to and get a wide cluster of data ideal from the patient's room. The biosensor is the most critical component of POCT and is directly responsible for the bioanalytical performance of an assay. Several prospective label-free biosensors, such as electrochemical, surface plasmon resonance (SPR), white light reflectance spectroscopy (WLRS), etc., have been developed, and are being used for improved POCT. Complementary technologies, e.g., microfluidics, lab-on-a-chip technologies, system integration, device automation, and signal readout, are providing the desired impetus for continuous improvements in POCT.

Advantages of POCT:
      1.       It creates advances in technology and research
·         Without this model of health there would be little known about how to treat and diagnose illness
      2.       Many common and severe problem can be effectively treated
·         Diseases that would otherwise develop and cause considerable illness or death can be stopped
     3.       Extends life expectancy
     4.       Improves quality of life

Disadvantages of POCT:
     1.       Relies on Professional health workers and technology and is therefore costly
·         Professionals with specialist knowledge needed are expensive to train
·         Technology, equipment and technological developments expensive   
    2.       Not every condition can be treated

    3.       Not always affordable  

Tuesday, 19 June 2018

Pediatric nursing

The Pediatric nursing is the science of child care and scientific treatment of childhood. This branch of medical science deals with the care of children from conception to adolescence in healthcare nursing. Adolescence overweight and obesity is a situation where high amount of body fat negatively affects a child's health or life style. As methods to figure out body fat directly are difficult, the treatment of obesity is often based on BMI. Due to the increasing preponderance of obesity in children and its many adverse effects on health it is being marked as a major public health concern. Health issues with adolescence and youth is the circle of approaches to consulting, preventing, diagnosing or treating young people’s health. The term adolescent and young people are often used conversely, as are the words Adolescent Health and Youth Health.

How Do You Become a Pediatric Nurse?
On the off chance that you might want to wind up a pediatric nurse, it is critical that you delineate the way that you must take from the get-go in your understudy vocation. Pediatric nursing is a remunerating claim to fame inside pediatrics where you will principally give therapeutic care to infants and afterward for youthful patients through immaturity. Since youthful patients are creating, it is critical that nursing experts who work in pediatrics settings know how to treat their patients and how to screen development successfully. If you might want to concentrate to enter this strength region, read on and find out about the means that you must take to gain an expert affirmation.

Thursday, 14 June 2018

Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice

Evidence Based Practice
Amid the 1980s, the expression "Evidence based medicine" developed to depict the approach that utilized logical proof to decide the best practice. Afterward, the term moved to end up "Evidence based practice" as clinicians other than doctors perceived the significance of logical proof in clinical basic leadership. Different meanings of evidence-based practice (EBP) have risen in the writing, be that as it may, the most generally utilized definition is, "the reliable, unequivocal, and prudent utilization of the current best evidence in settling on choices about the care of individual patients".
Subsequently, experts began to talk about evidence-based healthcare as a process by which research evidence is used in making decisions about a specific population or group of patients. Evidence-based practice and evidence-based healthcare assume that evidence is used in the context of a patient’s preferences and desires, the clinical situation, and the expertise of the clinician. They also expect that healthcare professionals can read, critique, and synthesize research findings and interpret existing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.

What is nursing research?
Nursing research involves systematic inquiry specifically designed to develop, refine, and extend nursing knowledge. As part of a clinical and professional discipline, nurses have a unique body of knowledge that addresses nursing practice, administration, and education. Nurse researchers examine problems of specific concern to nurses and the patients, families, and communities they serve. Nursing research methods may be quantitative, qualitative, or mixed (i.e., triangulated):
 • In quantitative studies, researchers use objective, quantifiable data (such as blood pressure or pulse rate) or use a survey instrument to measure knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, or experiences
• Qualitative researchers use methods such as interviews or narrative analyses to help understand a phenomenon
 • Triangulated approaches use both quantitative and qualitative methods Regardless of the method they use, researchers must adhere to certain approaches to ensure both the quality and the accuracy of the data and related analyses. The intent of each approach is to answer questions and develop knowledge using the scientific method.

Monday, 11 June 2018

Nursing Homes

Nursing homes give a wide scope of  long haul mind administrations – individual, social, and restorative administrations intended to help individuals who have practical or psychological constraints in their capacity to perform self-mind and different exercises important to live freely. Progressively, nursing homes are likewise giving talented nursing mind, medicinal administrations, and treatments for short term, post-intense care following a hospitalization.

To what extent Do Residents Stay?
Length of stay in nursinghomes shifts generally. Numerous individuals enter for brief stays: in 1999, 68 percent of nursing home stays endured under three months. Among the individuals who remain longer than three months, numerous stay much longer: 17 percent remained over multi year, and 7 percent over three years.
What Services Do Residents Receive?
All nursing homes give talented nursing care and help with exercises of day by day living that occupants are frequently ready to perform without help. Almost all offices give dental what's more, psychological well-being administrations, either on-or off-site. Numerous offices likewise offer extra administrations for example, therapeutic care, dementia mind, torment administration, and palliative care. Over the country, nursing home inhabitants get an normal of 3.7 long periods of direct nursing care per day, including 1.4 hours from an ensured nurture.
How Much Do Nursing Homes Cost?
The normal private-pay cost for a private room (single inhabitant) in a nursing home in 2006 was $206 every day (or $75,190 every year). For a semi-private room, regularly a room shared with another occupant with a drapery or other segment between the beds, the normal cost was $183 every day, or $66,795 per year. Be that as it may, most nursing home occupants do not pay out of pocket. Around 65 percent of nursing home occupants are bolstered basically by Medicaid, 10 and Medicaid pays for 45 percent of the aggregate nursing home bill.

Saturday, 9 June 2018

Oncology Nursing

Oncology patients take a long excursion from analysis to treatment and past. It influences the body as well as the mental and societal position of the patient. Present day social insurance frameworks are moving toward a more patient focused approach which is composed around the patient's needs, qualities, and inclinations. In the patient-focused approach, patients are effectively associated with their care. The idea of nursing requests that medical attendants comprehend the central needs of patients with the goal that medical attendants can enable their patients to make their lives as ordinary and gainful as could be expected under the circumstances. The patient-nurse relationship frames the reason for nursing practice, and non-specialized abilities or full of feeling parts of care are imperative, and additionally specialized aptitudes and the physical parts of nursing care. An association in nursing care is a fundamental piece of patient-focused care, in which patients and attendants cooperate on choices about everyday life and care.

Friday, 8 June 2018

Functions of the Nurse in Epidemiology

Much like a geriatrician, Gerontological Nurse Practitioners work with elderly patients, diagnosing illness, conducting exams, and prescribing medication. As a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner, you can work at nursing homes, with home healthcare services and in hospice facilities, or run your own private practice.
These programs generally take 1 to 3 years to complete, depending on whether attendance is full- or part-time.

Keynote on : Nurse Practitioners: Their Role in Improving Health Care for All

The purpose of this presentation is to:

1.         Define the educational preparation of the Nurse Practitioners
2.         Clarify the role of the Nurse Practitioners in improving care
3.         Describe the status of Nurse Practitioners  
4.         Describe the barriers Nurse Practitioners experience as health care providers  
5.         Make recommendations for improving the role of Nurse Practitioners

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Best Poster Award

The main purpose of CNE accredited World Nursing Education 2018 Conference section’s Best Poster Awards is to encourage high quality submission and to give great visibility to innovative researcher. This award will recognise most outstanding poster submission at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level as determined by the Organizing Committee of the section for students.

Poster presentation Benefits:

1. Unique opportunity to combine visual and oral explanations of your projects in the form of poster presentation
2. Best poster Award: 3 best posters will be awarded at the closing ceremony of the conference
3. The entire accepted poster abstract will be published in reputed and supporting international journals with unique DOI given by CROSSREF
4. Best posters will be given an opportunity to publish the full work at discounted processing charges in the supporting international journals

The selection of the winner will be based on:

1.Posters will be evaluated based on the following three parameters; those are Presentation Style (5), Research Quality (5) and Layout/Design (5).
2. Presentation clarity of poster and oral explanation.
3. Poster Judges overall responses to the questions and the completeness of work

Posters should have the following information.
  • Title (with authors and affiliations)
  • Introduction / Objectives / Aims
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contact information

Friday, 1 June 2018

Issues in Contemporary Nursing and Evidence Based Practice

There are different lists of trends related to nursing education and practice depending on their experiences and perspectives.
New projects, courses, encounters and evolving prerequisites for the improvement of new abilities clear the route for various open doors for understudies to plan for beginning and proceeding with training in a quickly evolving society. These patterns influence the number and sorts of nursing programs for essential and experienced understudies at the undergrad and graduate levels. Fundamental contrasts among essential instruction programs; developments in new degree projects, majors, and courses; and portability also, remove learning programs are inspected in the setting of changes in national associations and certifying and administrative bodies. Understudies who ponder furthermore, appreciate these patterns are better arranged to adapt to them as capable medicinal services professionals furthermore, address the issues of patients from various multicultural furthermore, statistic foundations.

Some of the Contemporary issues includes:
1.      Lack of staffs in hospitals and healthcare centres
2.      Communication challenges
3.      Lack of respect
4.      Ethical and legal issues
5.      Issues with knowledge and new technology

Nurses knowledge, practice and strain of care for delirium management among critical care nurses in Kuwait hospitals

     Jassim Al Barrak This study aim to (i) assess ICU nurses’ knowledge of delirium, practice skills of delirium assessment and man...