NSAID induced nephropathy

NSAID induced nephropathy Meena Parackal Will use of NSAID (Motrin, Ibuprofen and Advil) cause kidney disease? Long-term NSAID use can lead to chronic kidney disease (CKD). Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as Motrin, ibuprofen, Advil naproxen sodium etc.. are commonly used medications for pain and fever which can lead to kidney disease, especially when used for a long time. How are the kidneys affected? NSAID can cause inflammation in the kidney tubules by reducing blood flow to the kidneys Who can get kidney disease from NSAID? People who are advanced in age and who have comorbidities (diabetes and hypertension) Those [...]

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Nurses week celebration and role of nurses

Nurses week celebration and role of nurses Mary Kappiarumalayil Nurses: The image of dedication and care Every profession has its own significance in serving the community; however, nursing is a unique field that has the most opportunity to assist fellow beings from birth to the end of life. The everyday act of caring for the patients allows nurses to live out their faith. As we celebrate nurse’s week during the month of May, it will be appropriate to remember their background, their service to the society, and how their work becomes an act of discipleship to Jesus. Definition [...]

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Drugs, Teenagers and Parenting

Drugs, Teenagers and Parenting/Why Do  Teenagers Experiment with Drugs? Bindu Thomas RN BSN CPN There is a common misconception that teenagers who experiment with drugs and alcohol are inherently “bad kids.” Many parents assume that teenagers experiment because they are rebellious and want to lash out. That may be the reason a small percentage of teenagers try drugs and alcohol today, but the dangerous trend is not that simple or one-sided. In order to understand them, you have to put yourself in their shoes and imagine what they are really experiencing. My 20 years of experience in pediatric nursing [...]

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