Exclusive Breastfeeding – Attitude of Teenage Mothers towards the Practice

Exclusive Breastfeeding – Attitude of Teenage Mothers towards the Practice

 Exclusive Breastfeeding – This chapter deals with review of related literature. It considered the following issues: history of breastfeeding, definition of exclusive breastfeeding, the breast milk, its component and benefits of breastfeeding. It also deals with empirical review, theoretical model and conceptual frame work.    [Read more…]

Diabetes Mellitus – History, Causes,Types and Treatment

Diabetes Mellitus – History, Causes,Types and Treatment

Diabetes Mellitus –Several hematological abnormalities have been defined in patients with diabetes mellitus, despite the lack of classic hematology pathologic findings in this condition (Narayan KM, et al, 2003). Studies of the erythrocyte and the formation of hemoglobin A1C have provided a means of documenting glycemia and a model reaction for diabetic sequelae. [Read more…]

Depression; Symptoms, Types and Causes

Depression; Symptoms, Types and Causes

Depression – Both depression and mania is a type of psychoses which are caused by interpersonal traumas or child hood experiences. To know whether to bring somebody from mania depression or from depression to mania both disorders have to be discussed as follows: [Read more…]

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury

 Traumatic brain injury (TBI) also known as intracranial injury (ICI) is one of the greatest ugly phenomenon that   have befallen us worldwide. It has led to the death and disability around the globe and presents major worldwide socioeconomic and health problems. [Read more…]

Universal Precaution: A Tool For Safe Healthcare Practice

Universal Precaution: A Tool For Safe Healthcare Practice

Universal Precaution (UP) is a concept developed by nurses during the mid 1980’s (largely as a response to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), epidemics), that assumes that all patients are potentially infected with blood-borne viruses; consequently universal blood and body fluid infection control precautions are used for all patients, all the time. This concept has been further developed and is known as standard precaution (Weller, 2005). [Read more…]