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Stephanie S. Jewett

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Stephanie Shore Jewett, RN, MBA I was born and raised in Iowa and I was very close to my grandparents. I believe nursing was always in my blood, as I would help my grand folks as they started to age. I noticed little things like limping carrying in the groceries, a dirtier house than normal, older... Full Bio
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HAVE YOU HEARD OF LICHEN PLANUS? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing           I have a friend, and reader of my site, that contacted me on Facebook to tell me about a skin disorder that he has and also one that his mother had when she was ... Read on »
SYMPTOMS AND RECOVERY OF BELL’S PALSY by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing           Bell’s palsy is a weakness or paralysis of the facial muscles.  It occurs when the seventh facial nerve is damaged, resulting in a droopy appearance to one sid ... Read on »
GLIOBLASTOMA – A DEADLY BRAIN TUMOR by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing           Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is by far the most common and most malignant of the glial tumors.  Attention was recently drawn to this form of brain cancer when ... Read on »
COPING WITH C.O.P.D. by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 29           Your lungs have 2 main parts: bronchial tubes (also called airways) and alveoli (also ca ... Read on »
AUTISM – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 28           Autism is a developmental disability that comes from a neurological disorder that affec ... Read on »
HYPOTHYROIDISM – MYSTERIOUS & OFTEN UNDIAGNOSED by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 27           Feeling depressed or forgetful?  How about being tired all of the time or notice your ha ... Read on »
KNOW THE SIGNS OF BRAIN HEMORRHAGE! by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 26           A brain hemorrhage is a type of stroke.  It’s caused by an artery in the brain bursting ... Read on »
THE DEVASTATION OF HUNTINGTON’S DISEASE by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 24           Huntington’s disease (HD) is a progressive, inherited and degenerative brain disorder t ... Read on »
CAN YOU RECOGNIZE THE 8 COMMON SIGNS OF CHF? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 22           About 5 million people in the United States suffer from congestive heart failure (CHF).  ... Read on »
YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT RETINAL DETACHMENT by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 20            Retinal detachment will affect about one out of 10,000 people each year in the United S ... Read on »
GIVE ME 10 MINUTES AND I’LL MAKE YOU DRUG WISE by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 18           It’s common sense that you should be educated about any drugs you use.  But how knowledg ... Read on »
TREATING AND UNDERSTANDING A SPINAL CORD INJURY by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 17            Spinal cord injury (SCI) is damage to the spinal cord as a result of a direct trauma to ... Read on »
WHAT EVERYBODY OUGHT TO KNOW ABOUT GLAUCOMA by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 16           Glaucoma is optic nerve damage that leads to progressive, irreversible loss of vision.   ... Read on »
DO YOU KNOW ABOUT LABYRINTHITIS? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 15              The labyrinth is the inner ear consisting of the vestibule, cochlear and semicir ... Read on »
WHO ELSE WANTS A MASSAGE COVERED BY INSURANCE? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 14 GUEST POST BY ANDREW WOLFE, LMP, MMs “Medical Massage Therapy and Insurance Coverage.”  By Andr ... Read on »
DO YOU RECOGNIZE THE 7 SIGNS OF PNEUMONIA? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 12           Pneumonia is an infection of one or both lungs.  It occurs when either bacteria or virus ... Read on »
URINARY TRACT INFECTION (UTI) by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 11           Your urinary tract is the system that makes urine and carries it out of your body.  It ... Read on »
KNOW THE WARNING SIGNS OF MELANOMA! by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 10           With spring already here and the summer months soon approaching, it is a good idea to fa ... Read on »
CARING FOR AND MAKING SENSE OF PLACENTA PREVIA by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 09           I feel so fortunate that I did not suffer any complications with either one of my pregnan ... Read on »