by Cathy Parkes July 14, 2021
Educate families that when giving medication to children, they must use a calibrated device (such as a dropper, syringe, or medication cup), NEVER a kitchen teaspoon, at eye level.
Also, never mix liquid medicine into a whole baby bottle, but rather a small amount (1 tsp) of liquid or soft food.
by Cathy Parkes Sep 10, 2021
A negative nitrogen balance indicates insufficient PROTEIN intake (due to illness, malnutrition, or aging).
It means the patient is using protein faster than it is being synthesized.
by Cathy Parkes Sep 08, 2021
by Cathy Parkes Sep 06, 2021