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by Matron Ben
Thu Jan 31, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: Public Health Education
Topic: Facts You Should Know About Blood Donation
Replies: 3
Views: 3847

Facts You Should Know About Blood Donation

Myth: Can donating blood make me feel stressed with episodes of severe headache and vomiting? Fact: No, blood donation cannot cause episodes of headache and vomiting if the blood pressure of the donor is within normal limits prior to donation. Myth: Donating blood makes me feel low. Fact: False. Ho...
by Matron Ben
Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:36 pm
Forum: Maternal & Child Health Education
Topic: What exactly is doctor looking for when takes a pap smear?
Replies: 7
Views: 9065

Re: What exactly is doctor looking for when takes a pap smea

How to Reduce Your Risk of Cervical Cancer Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable types of cancer. Because of the Pap smear test, the number of cervical cancer cases has dropped over the past twenty years. However, many women still develop cervical cancer. In fact, over 9,000 women in the U...
by Matron Ben
Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:10 am
Forum: Nursing Related News & Articles
Topic: Leadership in nursing key to professional excellence
Replies: 1
Views: 2495

Leadership in nursing key to professional excellence

Leadership in nursing is very crucial to the maintenance of nursing standards and attainment of excellence in professional practice and education. Leaders must demonstrate exemplary models of standard practice for the other nurses to emulate and ensure that standards are upheld. Without sanctions, t...
by Matron Ben
Tue Oct 23, 2012 3:27 pm
Forum: Public Discussion Forum
Topic: Quack Midwives Reign at Abuja
Replies: 1
Views: 4373

Quack Midwives Reign at Abuja

Despite the strident campaign against it, many Nigerian pregnant women still patronise illegal hospitals for ante-natal care and delivery Though there was no signboard to indicate the nature of business going on inside Mercy House, nearly every commercial motorcycle operator in Gado Nasko area, Kub...
by Matron Ben
Tue Oct 23, 2012 3:16 pm
Forum: Public Discussion Forum
Topic: Why do you think Nigerians prefer quacks
Replies: 0
Views: 2479

Why do you think Nigerians prefer quacks

Dr. Oluwagbenga Ogunfowokan, a consultant family medicine physician at the National Hospital, explains why Nigerians will continue to patronize quack hospitals. Why do you think Nigerians prefer illegal hospitals to government and registered private hospitals? You have to look at the problem from t...
by Matron Ben
Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:19 pm
Forum: Nursing Related News & Articles
Topic: 80% nurses in private hospitals are quacks – NANNM .
Replies: 4
Views: 13134

Re: 80% nurses in private hospitals are quacks – NANNM .

Abstract This study was carried out to assess the nursing staff strength in private hospitals and clinics in Zaria, Northern Nigeria, with a view of determining the degree of quackery in nursing. A cross-sectional approach was used to study twenty randomly selected private hospitals. Two set of ques...
by Matron Ben
Tue Jul 17, 2012 4:12 pm
Forum: Nursing Related News & Articles
Topic: Scientific Confab For Head of Nursing Services
Replies: 0
Views: 2429

Scientific Confab For Head of Nursing Services

Heads of Nursing Services and Principals of Nursing Schools in Federal Health Institutions recently converged at the University College Hospital’s (UCH) School of Nursing, Ibadan to deliberate on ways of making the nursing profession meet up with the challenges of modernization in healthcare deliver...
by Matron Ben
Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: Nursing Inspirations, Jokes, and Quotes
Topic: My Nursing Plegdes
Replies: 5
Views: 8554

My Nursing Plegdes

In the full knowledge of the obligation I am undertaking, I promise to care for the sick with all the skill and understanding I posses, without regard to race, creed, colour, politics or social status, sparring no effort to conserve life, to alleviate suffering and promote health. I will respect at ...
by Matron Ben
Thu Jun 28, 2012 1:05 pm
Forum: Nurse to Nurse Discussion
Topic: How much Do Nurses Earn in Nigeria?
Replies: 37
Views: 47949

Re: How much Do Nurses Earn in Nigeria?

Registered Nurses should stop accepting just any amount as salary at private clinics. At least, you can fight for that on your own. Its so depressing when u hear what some nurses receive as salary including insults and assaults. Please, don't take less than what you worth!