DO YOU KNOW.(Saliva,Digestion, Esophagus, Tracheostomy stoma)

1.Do you know that 1000 to 1500 saliva is produced every day by three pairs of salivary glands these are the sub maxillary gland, sublingual gland and the carotid gland?. 2.Do you know that the some of the complications of extubation are glottic edema, sore throat,laryngeal dysfunction, vocal cord paralysis and hoarseness?. 3.Do you know …

CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT.(My observation and other findings)

In order to become a certified nurse assistant you will undergo three months training in Community College, or America Red Cross or in hospital training.After the training you will take a test ,pass the core skills test before you can become Certified nurse assistant. Since you are trained you get better pay than the nursing …

DOCUMENTATION OF INTAKE AND OUTPUT. NURSING ( IN MY PERSPECTIVE)

WHY IS INTAKE AND OUTPUT IMPORTANT?. 1.For accurate measurements of critically ill patients. 2.Adequate record of incontinent patients. 3.Prevent infection in patients with pressure ulcers. 4.To monitor for renal patients. 4.Monitor intake and output of cardiology patients for example CHF( Congestive heart failure) 5.Monitor for urine concentration and consistency,urinary retention. Follow up with HOUDINl FOLEY …

WHAT IS BURN?.(NURSING)HOW MANY TYPES OF BURNS.

A burn can be simply described as the destruction of the tissue from excessive exposure to flame, chemical, radioactive agent, electricity, or thermal.That is when an area of the body suck up so much heat that it force the skin to dispel. The dermis and epidermis can be destroyed. What causes burn?. A burn is …

Questions/Answers/Rationale on Surgery. (Nursing)

Surgery is always a very difficult and stressful situations for patients and families. Creating a physical and psychological problems for patients and families. Providing support is always important, listen to their fear and anxiety. Do your best without jeopardizing their concerns. The time before surgery is called PERIOPERATIVE PERIOD. The time in the surgery is …

RESPIRATOR MEDICAL EVALUATION QUESTIONNAIRE.

What is the purpose?. A respirator Medical evaluation is for a fitted test done to make sure that the mask that you wear to do your job fit your face and well sealed properly around your nose and mouth.Several exercises are done for safety reasons making sure that you are well fitted with the correct …

GIVING GRATITUDE TO PARENTS AND TEACHERS.(Elementary,High School,College Professors @ USC . )

It takes a village to raise a child. It surely does because parents and grandparents then the community which include the elementary school, high school and the university. For me it took more than one village to raise me.Anyway that is another subject matter. Right now my focus is on giving gratitude to all those …

HEALTH PROMOTION AND STRESS REDUCTION AT WORK.

The question that arises is how do you promote good health and reduce stress at work?. It can be done by the following: 1.Education on the importance of smoking cessation at work.Discourage smoking, limit smoking breaks and smoking designated areas. 2.Nutrition: Encourage balanced nutrition for individuals. Employee canteens must have balanced meal. So the food …

HEALTH FAIR,CARING AND COMPASSION.

Health fair here we come.We levied ourselves and made some contributions bought supplies that we needed such as Accucheck machines, Blood pressure equipments, Stethoscopes, snacks, gloves and some vitamins In December of 2006 our union decided to have health fair for indigenous people of the rural community in Nigeria. It was a great experience. We …