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The Pediatric Special Care Unit: A World to Behold

January 9, 2017 – 5:09 AM |

Working in a Pediatric Special Care Unit, I came to know through an array of experiences that special care is, in fact, not so special. Coming across different situations everyday in such an environment made …

Health Care Redefined: Underscoring the Pivotal Role of Nursing in Oncology

October 26, 2016 – 1:09 AM |

Cancer and termites have one thing in common—they both cause destruction. Many patients suffering from cancer ultimately end up with death. Cancer is sorted into different types which affect people rigorously with respect to their …

Nursing Practice in Pakistan: Holding aloft Professional Ideals through Thick and Thin

August 1, 2016 – 5:44 PM |

There is quite a bit of literature that critiques the profession of Nursing as a discipline essentially tied up with many other fields of study. It is widely considered that nursing knowledge is borrowed from …

Struggling to Save the Chronically Ill: The Battles between Love and Difficult End-of-Life Decisions

January 12, 2016 – 5:23 PM |

Running like tigers, pulling crash carts, yelling for help, generating rush calls, keeping a distressed family’s uncontrolled aggression on an even keel – all this had become routine for the hospital’s medical unit staff. Looking …

The Principle of Respect and Ethics: A Pillar of Psychiatric Nursing

January 11, 2016 – 8:37 PM | One Comment

The nursing profession works on a set of ethical guidelines in order to maintain a standard of holistic care for patients. Similarly, in psychiatric settings, as patients cannot fully express their own rights and decisions …

Children with Autism – Trapped in a Different, Misunderstood World

November 19, 2014 – 7:22 PM |

Salma emptily stares out of her glass window; her fingers gripping the window rods and her eyebrows furrowed as she tried to make out the distant conundrum from the wide playfield in front of her …

To Err is Human, to Blunder is Sin

September 8, 2014 – 11:09 PM |

Medical profession is very exciting. Everyday a new case comes wirh its own mystery. New discoveries are made very readily and one has to keep himself apprised of the recent developments. From students to residents, …

Essentials for Healthy Living: The Facts of Proper Oral Hygiene

February 27, 2014 – 7:20 PM |

“There are two things in life that a sage must preserve at every sacrifice, the coats of his stomach and the enamel of his teeth. Some evils admit of consolations, but there are no comforters …

Care of Breast Cancer Patients: Psycho-social and Spiritual Domains of Palliative Nursing

January 4, 2014 – 11:16 PM |

Every human being desires to live a healthy life and die without suffering from any pain. But for many terminally ill people their diagnosis and treatment becomes obstacles in the fulfillment of their wishes. These …

Holistic Care: Redefining the Role of Family In Critical Care Units

December 3, 2013 – 12:54 PM |

 The concept of holistic approach should be kept in mind whenever the aspect of care emerges but unfortunately an important feature of it; that is the involvement of family in the care is not being …

Medical Errors: An Unpleasant Reality of the Healthcare System

March 23, 2013 – 9:58 PM | One Comment

The modern world is a slave of future trends. Despite of the frequent violence going on, Pakistan still manages to move forward like every other country. Social networking has become the top most favorite activity …

Community Pharmacist- The Most Accessible Public Health Care Provider

September 26, 2012 – 8:06 PM | Comments Off

Since centuries, “Health Care” as a profession has been evolving by incorporating more patent oriented and care oriented approaches . Public Health is rather a broad approach. Public Health is discipline of health science which aims …