Resources

April 5, 2017

Dementia and Older Adults

Cognition is the cornerstone of life for older adults, whether they are in a long-term care setting, acute care setting or in a community setting. With the amplified expectancy of life among older adults, the prevalence of chronic and progressive diseases has reached its maximum. One of these progressive and […]
April 5, 2017

Use of Restraints: Ethical or Unethical

Use of Restraints: Ethical or Unethical Nursing practice revolves around patients’ care, wellbeing, safety, non-pharmacological interventions, and nursing outcomes. Many times the nursing care of clients places the nurse on a path which is further divided into two diverse pathways, quite in opposite directions. This bifurcation of nursing intervention makes […]
April 5, 2017

The Human Becoming Theory: The Quality of Life

The main focus of all nursing interventions is to improve the quality of life among patients who are suffering from diseases. Unfortunately, the predominance of the biomedical model has restricted healthcare providers’ approach to a mechanistic model. Human beings are considered machines and treatments are done to fix the faulty […]
April 5, 2017

Human Experience of Chronic Health Challenges

Everyday, new findings of medical science research emerge on the horizon, which ultimately have the effect of increasing life expectancy among people. Yet, unexpected events in life arise, leading to lifelong illness for which medical science has not yet discovered any effective treatment. One of the most severe examples of […]