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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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DANGERS, PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CELLULITIS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 16           Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and underlying tissues that can affect any area ... Read on »
IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 15           The word scoliosis comes from a Greek word meaning crooked.  If you have scoliosis, you’ ... Read on »
VARICOSE VEINS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 14           Varicose veins are caused by weakened valves and veins in your legs.  Normally, one-way ... Read on »
LIVING WITH AND CARING FOR RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 13           Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a common rheumatic disease, affecting approximately 1.3 mil ... Read on »
CELL PHONE/BRAIN CANCER – IS THERE A LINK? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 12             If you haven’t watched the short video clip above, please do so – I found thi ... Read on »
TEENAGE SUICIDE (STATS, SIGNS, PREVENTION) by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 11           Every 100 minutes a teenager will commit suicide.  It is the second leading cause of de ... Read on »
PREVENT COLORECTAL CANCER! by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 10           The colon is actually the largest part of the large intestine and a part of the digestiv ... Read on »
PARANASAL SINUSES AND SINUSITIS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 09           Sinusitis simply means that your sinuses are infected or inflamed.  The most common sym ... Read on »
GERD by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 08           Your esophagus is the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach.  Gastroeso ... Read on »
ANOREXIA NERVOSA – A SOMBER EATING DISORDER by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 07           Anorexia is a general loss of appetite or no interest in food.  Many times Anorexia Ner ... Read on »
BEWARE OF BUTTON BATTERIES! by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 06           I am so glad my boys are raised.  Just when you think your home is safe – all chemicals, ... Read on »
GRAVES’ DISEASE by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 05           Graves’ disease is one of the most common autoimmune diseases, affecting 13 millio ... Read on »
BURN STAGES AND BURN UNIT NURSING by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 04           Burns can be caused by heat, hot liquids, strong chemicals, electricity and radiation.  T ... Read on »
CARING FOR THE SICKLE CELL PATIENT by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 03           Caring for the sickle cell patient requires a lot of nursing skill and paying strict att ... Read on »
MACULAR DEGENERATION AND VISUAL AIDS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 02           As nurses and caregivers, we want to provide any measure for a patient that we can in o ... Read on »
TRANSIENT ISCHEMIC ATTACK (TIA) by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Mar 01           A transient ischemic attack, called a TIA for short, is often a warning signal of an im ... Read on »
PARKINSON’S DISEASE by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Feb 28           Three years ago my aunt was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.   I really did not know m ... Read on »
HYPERTHERMIA AND HEAT STROKE by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Feb 27           Hyperthermia is an elevated body temperature due to failed thermoregulation.  It occurs ... Read on »
ANTIBIOTICS WITH OTITIS MEDIA? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Feb 26          Otitis media means that your child has fluid behind his or her ear drum.  There are two ki ... Read on »
LYME DISEASE by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Feb 25           Lyme disease is an infection that derives from a tick bite. The disease has a variety o ... Read on »