I Finally Scheduled My Annual Physical.

What do I ask my doctor? Assessment:Let the doctor do your physical assessment from your head to your toes. Check your vision(Known as eye Exam) Check your hearing. Check your mouth. Vital Signs :The Nurse will check your blood Pressure.If you have heart problems Cardiologist consult will be ordered.If you have kidney disease Urologist consult […]

Provide Emotional Support,Be There.

A Retired 70years Biology Teacher recently came to the hospital due to fluid in her lungs and abdomen. Parenthesis was done to remove the fluid. The fluid was drained ,pain was controlled and diabetes was properly managed. But the sad news was that the Doctor told her that she has only three months to live. […]

What Do You Want When You Are In Hospital.

Clean Environment.Cleanliness is next to Godliness.You want the environment to be clean because first impression matters.No ugly smells,no roaches or bedbugs. Hand Sanitizers and Hand Washing Stations in place.No signs of Hospital acquired infection.Doctors and Nurses must wash their hands before and after touching you. Your Rights as a Patient. Know your rights as a […]

Noncompliant Patient.

Compliance means to be cooperative, willing to follow Treatment Regimen. Noncompliance means not cooperative, unwilling to follow Treatment Regimen. The questions that arises is why will someone refuse treatment regimen?Why will someone refuse to cooperate with their plan of care.Why will you reject something that will make you better. Something that will keep you healthy […]

Mathematics Test( in relation to Flight and Fight).

The teacher wanted to give the students surprise Math Test . He distributed the test on their desk before the students came in. As they walked in,he announced put away your backpacks bring out your pencils and have your seats.And he distributed the calculators. They all sat down quietly.One of the students looked at the […]

PATIENT EDUCATION.

Nurse and Patient Husband. Foley catheter was inserted in a fifty years old female due to urinary retention based on the Emergency Room doctor’s order.Patient was having difficulty to urinate,all effort for her to urinate before placing the Foley catheter in her was impossible. Bladder scan was done and it showed that she had over […]

PATIENT EDUCATION

Nurse and Patient Daughter: Patient daughter called the Nurse to the room because her mother wanted to urinate(void)The doctor has ordered to ambulate patient three times a day(TID) So when the patient called that she wanted to urinate.The Nurse was happy because it is a great opportunity to start the ambulation. So when the nurse […]

Doctors and Nurses Relationship.(In my perspective)

Congratulations to Doctors and Nurses for providing excellent Patient care. Doctors and nurses have been working together as team for centuries  and will continue to do so. A Doctor is a Medical Practitioner,a licensed Professional that Practice Medicine.It involves Promoting,maintaining health through,studying ,diagnosis and the treatment of diseases,physical injuries and mental health.A Nurse is a […]

Nursing Collaboration.

Communication: Nurses understand that communication is a very important recipe for Nursing assessment. This is one of the fundamental of nursing process.Great interpersonal skills are very important.It promotes good patient outcome,creates mutual respect for each other. Proactive Nurses: These Nurses come to work ready to solve problems.They function effectively and efficiently within the Nursing profession […]