Guillan Barre´s Syndrome (GBS)

Guillan Barre´s Syndrome (GBS)

Pathophysiology, diagnostic tests & nursing management. Guillain-Barré syndrome is an autoimmune attack on the peripheral nerve myelin. The result is acute, rapid segmental demyelination of peripheral nerves and some cranial nerves, producing ascending weakness with dyskinesia (inability to execute voluntary movements), hyporeflexia, and paresthesias(numbness).

Organizational Detriments of Compassion Fatigue

Organizational Detriments of Compassion Fatigue

In healthcare, where the prime commodity of concern is quality human life, fatigue on decision makers/ implementors is of great concern. Generally nurses face physical-psychological fatigue during shifts to different degrees due to the nature of their field such as workload, work hours & structures among others. They, hinder the achievement of strategic health development goals. These direct and indirect causes and/or effects consequentially hinder good patient outcomes which in turn reflects negatively on health care personnel, institutions, and the entire discipline.