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…]

Nursing Practice – The Prevalence of Occupation Hazard Associated with Nursing Practice

Nursing Practice – The Prevalence of Occupation Hazard Associated with Nursing Practice

Nursing Practice – In recent years, it has become apparent that health care workers are exposed to a variety of occupational insults that can result in serious acute and long- term adverse health outcomes. In nursing, the situation is complicated because of high demand on quality nursing care, most nurses do not have adequate knowledge on the assessment of hazards when they occur, others may not apply protective measures properly even if they know (Monica, 2007). [Read more…]

Malaria: A Silent Killer

Malaria: A Silent Killer

Malaria is an ailment we see everyday and we suffer it often, because our environment is conducive for the vector and at times people tend to treat it by themselves which is one of the reasons why it is a silent killer. self medication is dangerous and disastrous to human life, because as one treats him/herself of the disease he/she may not take the correct dose or might make wrong decision because of frequency of malaria when a person falls ill he/she automatically believe that is malaria and will start to treat it by himself and this act has stolen the lives of many unknowingly. [Read more…]

Genetic Disorder in Man

Genetic Disorder in Man

Genetic Disorder in Man  –   In human sex chromosomes, the male have the genotype xy and female have the genotype xx. Owing to an error in cell dinsion, the Y chromosi=ome is lost from an ordinary (xy) male producing XO, and added to female which therefore becomes xxy. [Read more…]

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