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
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...
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.
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...
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 re-shaping the...
The signs and symptoms, causes, treatments, and common medications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD.
A brief definition and description of peripheral arterial disease and venous insufficiency.
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 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.
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...