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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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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 »
ENDOMETRIOSIS AND RELATED ISSUES by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 08           Endometriosis is one of the most common gynecological diseases, affecting more than 5.5 ... Read on »
UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 07             Depression affects approximately 19 million Americans, or 9.5% of the populati ... Read on »
FIBROMYALGIA AND THE TENDER POINTS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 03           If you have ever known anyone that has been diagnosed with fibromyalgia, it is no joke!  ... Read on »
LUPUS – AN AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 02         Lupus, also known as lupus erythematosus, is an autoimmune inflammatory disorder that occ ... Read on »
MIGRAINE HEADACHES AND TRIGGER FACTORS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Apr 01           Headaches are really a ‘pain’.  Almost everyone gets them.  You may have experienced one ... Read on »
RECIPROCAL GUEST POST by Stephanie S. Jewett 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 30      This was a guest post done by me for Sandra Stevens on 03/28/2010.  Sandra’s site addresses he ... Read on »
SIXTH DISEASE – ROSEOLA by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 29          My oldest son had roseola when he was about 18 months old.  The fever was extremely high ... Read on »
MYASTHENIA GRAVIS – BODY ATTACKS THE MUSCLES by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 28           Myasthenia gravis (MG) is an autoimmune disease, which means the body’s defense mechanis ... Read on »
GUEST POST BY SANDRA STEVENS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 27 Why Many Nursing Schools Require Students to Hold a CNA Certification If you have been looking ... Read on »
LOU GEHRIG’S DISEASE (ALS) by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 26                   I have a friend and past co-worker that just went to Rochester, Mn., and ... Read on »
SHINGLES – HERPES ZOSTER by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 25           Shingles, also called herpes zoster, is a painful rash caused by the same virus that ca ... Read on »
CYSTIC FIBROSIS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 24           Cystic fibrosis or CF is an inherited disease involving epithelial cells.  Epithelial cel ... Read on »