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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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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 »
WANT TO SET UP A BLOG? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 23 Good morning readers:  Just a quick post to let you know that there is some wonderful FREE in ... Read on »
LEUKEMIA – CANCER OF THE WHITE BLOOD CELLS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 22           Leukemia is a rather complex form of cancer.  The term refers to cancers of the white blo ... Read on »
SEPTICEMIA – RARE BUT DEVASTATING by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 20           Septicemia is a serious, life-threatening infection that gets worse very quickly.  It i ... Read on »
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT SPINA BIFIDA by Stephanie S. Jewett 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 19           The term spina bifida comes from Latin and literally means ‘split’ or ‘open’ spine.  It i ... Read on »
PSORIASIS – A COMMON SKIN DISORDER by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 18           Persons with psoriasis have irritated patches of skin.  The skin disorder is quite comm ... Read on »
HERNIA TYPES, CAUSES AND TREATMENT by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 17           A hernia is an opening or weakness in the wall of a muscle, tissue or membrane that norma ... Read on »