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Contains topic of all nursing foundations that is vital for nurses to develop its basic nursing knowledge.

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Laboratory and Diagnostic Examination
Routine Urinalysis
Physical Assessment
Asepsis and Infection Control
Back Care
Bowel Elimination
Communication in Nursing
Care of the Dead
Caring
Nursing Procedures & Skills
Nursing Documentation
Ethico-Moral Aspects in Nursing
Evening Care of Patient
Family Structure
Assessment
Health & Wellness
Health Promotion Guidelines Across Lifespan
Illness and Disease
History of Nursing
Hygiene and Comfort
IV Fluid/Solution
Leavell and Clark's Three Levels of Prevention
Loss and Grief
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Basic Human Needs
Medication Administration

Laboratory and Diagnostic Examination

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Wound Culture

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Blood Cultures

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Serum Lipase and Amylase

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PTT and APTT

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PSA (Prostatic Specific Antigen)

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Prothrombin time & INR

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Na and Cl

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Lipoproteins

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Lipase

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Hemoglobin

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Hematocrit

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GGT (Gamma Glutamyl Transferase)

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Amonia Plasma Test

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Routine Urinalysis

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Urine Culture

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Physical Assessment

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Asepsis and Infection Control

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Medical Asepsis vs Surgical Asepsis

Asepsis is the state of being free from disease-causing contaminants (such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites) or, preventing contact with microorganisms. The term asepsis often refers to those practices used to promote or induce asepsis in an operative field in surgery or medicine to prevent infection.

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Asepsis and Infection Control - RNpedia

Asepsis is the state of being free from disease-causing contaminants (such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites) or, preventing contact with microorganisms. The term asepsis often refers to those practices used to promote or induce asepsis in an operative field in surgery or medicine to prevent infection.

Back Care

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Bowel Elimination

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Stool Culture

Bowel Elimination (Defecation) is a natural process by which the soiled waste products of digestion (feces or stool) are eliminated from the bowel.

Communication in Nursing

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Care of the Dead

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Caring

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Nursing Procedures & Skills

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Nursing Documentation

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Ethico-Moral Aspects in Nursing

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Evening Care of Patient

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Family Structure

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Assessment

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Health & Wellness

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Health Promotion Guidelines Across Lifespan

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Illness and Disease

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History of Nursing

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Hygiene and Comfort

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IV Fluid/Solution

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Leavell and Clark's Three Levels of Prevention

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Loss and Grief

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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Basic Human Needs

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Medication Administration

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Ear Drops Administration

The Right Medication – when administering medications, the nurse compares the label of the medication container with medication form.

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Medication Administration

The Right Medication – when administering medications, the nurse compares the label of the medication container with medication form.

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Ear Drops Administration

The Right Medication – when administering medications, the nurse compares the label of the medication container with medication form.

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Toxic Levels - Lithium, Digoxin, Aminophylline

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Wound Culture

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Urine Culture

Description A urinalysis is a group of manual and/or automated qualitative and semi-quantitative tests performed on a urine sample. A routine urinalysis usually includes the following tests: color, transparency, specific gravity, pH, protein, glucose, ketones, blood, bilirubin, nitrite, urobilinogen, and leukocyte esterase. Some laboratories include a microscopic examination of urinary sediment with all routine urinalysis tests. If not, it is customary to perform the microscopic exam, if…

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Stool Culture

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Blood Cultures

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Serum Lipase and Amylase

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PTT and APTT

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PSA (Prostatic Specific Antigen)

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Prothrombin time & INR

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Na and Cl

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Lipoproteins

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Lipase

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Hemoglobin

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Hematocrit

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GGT (Gamma Glutamyl Transferase)

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