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by Matron Ben
Fri Oct 02, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: Nurse to Nurse Discussion
Topic: Nurses Seek Better Public Perception
Replies: 6
Views: 6366

Re: Nurses Seek Better Public Perception

I think it is high time we start educating the public on what we do or don’t do.
by Matron Ben
Fri Oct 02, 2015 3:17 pm
Forum: Nurse to Nurse Discussion
Topic: Be the Change You Want to See in the Nursing Profession
Replies: 1
Views: 3535

Re: Be the Change You Want to See in the Nursing Profession

I had a dream, that nursing has come of age! That no intimidation can make nurses fret nor fail. No harassment can stop nurses from asking for their right. I saw nurses that are relentless in getting to the peak of their carrier. I saw nurses who are knowledgeable and efficient. Standing tall in the...
by Matron Ben
Fri Feb 20, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: Continuous Education
Topic: Must read for all Nigerian nurses – RN to BSN Upgrade
Replies: 8
Views: 16276

Re: Must read for all Nigerian nurses – RN to BSN Upgrade

Please I beg this generation of nurses to strive to become graduate nurses. People should stop patronizing the basic schools of nursing and post-basic components of hospital based training without academic grading. The future is drastically narrowing down on RNs. All post basic specialization shoul...
by Matron Ben
Wed Nov 26, 2014 1:01 pm
Forum: Public Health Education
Topic: Diarrhoeal in children is both preventable and treatable.
Replies: 0
Views: 2670

Diarrhoeal in children is both preventable and treatable.

Diarrhoeal disease is the second leading cause of death in children under five years old. It is both preventable and treatable. Each year diarrhoea kills around 760 000 children under five. A significant proportion of diarrhoeal disease can be prevented through safe drinking-water and adequate sani...
by Matron Ben
Thu Oct 30, 2014 9:09 am
Forum: Nursing Related News & Articles
Topic: 5 Things All Nurses Should Know About Their Patients
Replies: 1
Views: 3701

5 Things All Nurses Should Know About Their Patients

I was caring for a patient in rapid Afib. Apparently, this wasn’t the first time he’d experienced the sensation of his heart racing and jumping all over the place. We got his heart rate under control through the magic of Cardizem. Although his blood pressure dropped a bit, he was hemodynamically sta...
by Matron Ben
Sun Jul 13, 2014 5:47 am
Forum: Nursing Inspirations, Jokes, and Quotes
Topic: My Nursing Plegdes
Replies: 5
Views: 8559

Re: My Nursing Plegdes

"Practical Nurse Pledge", a modern version based on the "Nightingale Pledge" Before God and those assembled here, I solemnly pledge; To adhere to the code of ethics of the nursing profession; To co-operate faithfully with the other members of the nursing team. I will not do anything evil or malicio...
by Matron Ben
Sun Jun 22, 2014 1:11 pm
Forum: Maternal & Child Health Education
Topic: 20 Incredible facts about breast milk
Replies: 2
Views: 3448

Re: 20 Incredible facts about breast milk

15. Colostrum, or early milk, releases slowly: When your baby's tummy is at its smallest — the first few days after birth — your "early milk," called colostrum, is released in tiny amounts, so as not to overfill your baby. It's high in protein and antibodies from the mother — it contains three time...