This hub is a short story about snakes. The Common thread is that all three snakes in the story are king snakes.
This hub will discuss the influenza vaccine as well as compelling arguments to take advantage of this protection to your immune system
The purpose of this article is to consider the possibility that bronchiectasis is a form of COPD or if it is associated with airway obstruction or if it is separate and has no similarities with COPD
The following hub is about finding ways to improve health and well being by implementing just one small change in one aspect of your daily life.
First, it is important to discuss the differences in disinfectant wipes. If one is talking about the Clorox and Lysol wipes in the grocery store; these are the gentlest form of disinfectant wipes on the market. These...
As a new nurse it was seared into our brains...literally, well OK maybe not seared how bout just slightly singhed? The five rights or rules of administration of any medication is not just a way to make young nursing...
This is a hub concerning documentation of nursing notes in a home health setting.
This hub covers my personal experience of a trip to a nail salon with less than desirable results.
external fixation of a fracture As a home health nurse many patients have had surgically repaired fractures for one reason or another. Not only does it depend on where the fracture occurs but how best to treat the...
A hub on different kinds of hummingbird's found in Tucson, Arizona
It is easy to become complacent about documentation. Here are a few tips to remember as you write up your patient notes at the end of your day.
"There is one secret, and that is the power we have in forming our own destinies." Dolley Madison Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Dolley Madison Photo courtesy of Wikipedia This quote is in the National...
First Ladies at the dedication of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Photo courtesy of Wikipedia First Ladies in 1991 at a Tribute to First Ladies, one week before the death of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Photo...
itchy, red spotches that spread outward like ringworm Photo courtesy of BING athletes foot Photo courtesy of CDC Many people are aware that athletes foot is a fungal infection but are unaware it is not the same...
I cannot say why it fascinates me I can say it calls to me, sitting on the corner of the table All cold and waiting, tips already set up I can say I love the smell of the burning wood Of the clean unfinished...
I cannot stress enough that this article is for education to NOT consume this stuff! It is poison! I have had a few comments that lead one to believe this is not a bad thing...this is a very bad thing...just read...
This hub may provide helpful tips for ordinary bumps in the road such as mild cuts, scrapes, stings and "ouches" you may experience when you have small children doing ordinary children activities.
I have no photos of my face when it was at its worst I hope there are none to be found OK Now relatives 'with a vengeance' contain yourselves! But, it was bad. My face had blackheads, pimples, and cysts from the...
Of all the chronic disease processes the one I HATE, the most, is Diabetes. If it would come on out and fight fair, perhaps I would have a bit more respect but nooooo it is a coward and a sneaky thief that plans and...
Most of my nursing has been in med-surg; so this diagnosis is not one I have been familiar with, mainly because of my home health background. Bell's Palsy is rarely seen in hospitals, it usually resolves on its own in a...
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and The World Health Organization (WHO) reported the first case of H1N1 in the USA on April 11, 2009. Since that time, the number of Americans affected by this virus has continued to...
An easy to read hub that provides information on the signs and symptoms as well as possible complications of the medical diagnosis 'Barrett's Esophagus".
The History of Cosmetic Surgery dates back to the Greeks. The word plastic is from the Greek word plasticos for "to fit or mold" and this still a part of the mission of plastic surgeons today. They are...
The signs and symptoms, causes, treatments and common medications of COPD.
I love coins and bills of all kinds, all shapes, from all different countries. When my Honey and I go to the Swap Meet it is for sure I will be at the coin collectors’ stand for at Least half an hour...after that...
A brief definition and description of peripheral arterial disease and venous insufficiency.
Are the western movies just another form of entertainment? Specifically John Wayne movies. Was there any deep meaning behind any of them? Who are we to try and find a hidden agenda or deep meaning between a movie and...
This hub was written in response to a question posed by Hub Author Dijon
Or, what thoughts are running around in your head when you are thinking of starting a quilt?
This hub is about my experiences as a student nurse at UAB.
This Hub contains information that may be helpful for healthcare workers who perform wound dressing changes on a patient.
A brief overview of edema, how to manage it, signs you need to go to the doctor, as well as a few reasons why edema occurs in the first place.
It is with great delight that I offer this hub for your reading pleasure. Not only a pleasure of reading but a feast for the eyes and a balm to the tired mind and heart. Tertia du Toit's artwork cannot help but lift...
The Story of the Seven Sisters There are several versions of the same myth. Depending on the research and your own personal preference the information actually remains pretty much the same. In a nutshell, the seven...
This wish for an aquarium seems overwhelming. Should it be a ten or even a fifty-five gallon? Should the front be straight or bending? Or perhaps the stands show its filters or look like a million? When you come right...