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A Light of Hope for Preemies: How to Ensure their Attachment and Support

February 20, 2017 – 7:18 PM |

Many hospitals today are still trapped in the murky ages where they mostly emphasize the medicinal aspect of a newborn’s health, keeping ‘nature and nurture’ aspects firmly on the back-burner.
 
During my clinical rotations, I once …

Should Practice Ever be Fully Based on Evidence and Science?

February 18, 2017 – 11:36 AM |

Evidence-based practice has become a buzz word these days, particularly in the healthcare system. One of the questions I would like to draw attention to is about evidence-based practice (EBP). It often compels me to …

Hesitancy and Miscommunication on the Part of Novice Nurses: An Incident That Chastised Me for Life

January 9, 2017 – 4:58 AM |

During my third year of nursing school, while on a Reproductive Health rotation, I was assigned to the labor room to deal with antenatal clients. Under supervision of the faculty staff, I was introduced to …

Nursing in Neonatal Wards: Time for Top-Notch Team Work!

December 31, 2016 – 7:30 PM |

One essential component of a good healthcare system is a supportive learning environment for the healthcare providers. To facilitate team work among the medical staff is to ensure quality patient care and swift provision of …

A Valuable Liaison: Healthcare and Technology

October 31, 2016 – 12:20 AM |

Health care is and always has been a lucrative field. Nowadays, technological proficiency is mandatory to get into the health care industry. Aside from making research and keeping medical records easier, it has also made …

Geriatric Care: Rising Life Expectancy as a Harbinger of Opportunity and Hope

October 9, 2016 – 12:13 AM |

Recent studies suggest that future generations born within the next two decades can expect to live 100 years or longer. Today the average lifespan of a woman is 81 years and that of a man …

Myths and Stigmas Regarding Mental Illnesses: Influencing a Social and Behavioral Shift

April 7, 2016 – 5:30 PM |

Mental health plays an important role in our life just the way physical health does. It develops resilience i.e. increased ability to cope with daily life changes. In addition, it provides emotional stability in order …

The Dawn of a New Age: Leveraging Technology for an Integrated Healthcare System

February 1, 2016 – 10:53 PM |

The definition of the term ‘technology’ changes as technology itself advances. It refers to the practical application of scientific skills and knowledge by humans in order to solve a need. The current world is packed …

Violence against Women in Pakistan: Targeting the Roots of this Plight

January 12, 2016 – 10:51 PM |

Violence against women is defined as “any act of gender based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women including threats of such acts, …

Matters of Note: Lack of Patient Education and Increased Suffering by the Patient

January 12, 2016 – 10:49 PM |

According to the American journal of infection control, lack of knowledge about infection rates and its prevention causes wound infection to the patient undergone caesarean section [AJIC], 2010). According to (Riley & Suda, 2012) the …

Negligence: An Ethical and Legal Issue in Psychiatric Healthcare Setting

January 12, 2016 – 8:07 PM |

Seeking holistic care in a hospital setting is the basic need of every patient and providing such care is the ultimate goal of each health care provider, but errors are part of human nature. Some …

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 …

Holistic Medicine at a Glimpse: Appreciating Healthcare as a Whole

January 11, 2016 – 9:11 PM |

Our bodies and each system within should be treated as a whole, not as collection of its parts. The term ‘holism’ was coined by South African statesman, Jan Christian Smuts, in 1926. Holistic Medicine was …