THE ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT

THE ROLE OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN DISASTER MANAGEMENT PREAMBLE In order to understand the subject in question, the key terms involved need to be defined. Disaster: This is a serious disruption of the functioning of a community or a society involving widespread human, material, economic or environmental losses and impacts, which exceeds […]

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SAFE ANAESTHESIA FOR THE ELDERLY PATIENTS

SAFE ANAESTHESIA FOR THE ELDERLY PATIENTS        ANAESTHESIA FOR THE ELDERLY PATIENTS INTRODUCTION According to Kumar P. (2008,) geriatric patients are more sensitive to anaesthetic agents. Less medication is usually required to achieve a desired clinical effect, and drug effect is often prolonged. The most important outcome and overall objective of preoperative care […]

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THE ROLE OF NURSES IN POLICY FORMULATION

  THE ROLE OF NURSES IN POLICY FORMULATION   Introduction and Conceptual Exploration:   The essence of administering or managing an organization is about decision-making, policy formulation and implementation. Organization leadership (public or private) function and operates the system based on known and clearly stated policy guidelines. Policy is thus formulated as the framework that informs […]

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COARCTATION OF THE AORTA, PATENT DUCTUS ARTERIOSUS

                                              COARCTATION OF THE AORTA  INTRODUCTION Coarctation of the aorta are also called aortic narrowing is a congenital condition where by the aorta is narrow, usually in the area where the ductus arteriosus become ligamantum arteriosum after regression. Coarctation are common in aortic arch. The arch may be small in babies with coarctation. Other heart […]

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KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICE TOWARDS MENINGITIS PREVENTION AND CONTROL AMONG HEALTH CARE PERSONNELS

ABSTRACT Background: Health care personnels who are saddled with the responsibilities of providing health services, care and protecting the patients from acquiring infections while hospitalized or while in a health care set up are often exposed to hospital acquired infections  as well. By maintaining an infection free environment, the patient recovery will be promoted and […]

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ETHICS AND LEGAL BASIS OF NURSING AND MIDWIFERY PRACTICE: WITHER NIGERIAN NURSES AND MIDWIVES

1.0       INTRODUCTORY COMMENTS Ethics are fundamental to nursing. All nurses should respect their patients, maintain patients’ dignity and protect patients’ rights. Nurses must create an environment of mutual trust and respect between patients and healthcare professionals. Nurses work in a fast-paced, technical environment. They must make quick decisions about patient care and effectively communicate with other healthcare personnel. RNs with associate […]

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