Five fingers are not equal. Work amicably as a team.
Five fingers are not equal. Work amicably as a team.
You can walk around the Habanero pepper tree.But you cannot climb it.
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PPE is commonly used in healthcare settings specifically in laboratory, dental offices, hospitals and clinics.It is a barrier between viruses,blood ,body fluids and bacteria contaminants from reaching the skin, nose,mouth and eyes.
Provision of Personal Protective Equipment is a task that should be accomplished.You cannot go to the war front without been probably equipped otherwise there will be so many casualties.Same thing applies here, you cannot face a deadly virus without adequate protection and lack of testing.Personal protective equipment known as PPE include goggles, face shield, protective clothing, face mask, and helmets.They are simply design to protect the wearer from the spread of infection, disease, bacteria or illness.
It also protect the patients with pre- existing conditions and low immunity from getting infected.If use properly with adequate handwashing, cover mouth when sneezing and use of sanitizer will go a long way to help minimize infection.
Proper use and removal of PPE is very important and there are CDC recommended guidelines to follow.
PPE use must meet up with the FDA standard.
In 1873 Nursing education programs was started in America. It was inspired by Florence Nightingale based on the British model. Nursing profession gave women the opportunity to earn honest living rather than for just reproductive .But due to technological and social changes Nursing profession became a gigantic business and was manipulated for profits by some groups of people. Also due to not having enough conceptual base, nursing education, nursing profession are manipulated by doctors and hospitals administration.The same control have continue to influence Nursing profession at this Coronavirus Pandemic with inadequate provisions of adequate PPE and lack of testing.
Nurses are on the frontline for the COVID19. They spent more hours with their patients more than any other healthcare workers.
They are there when the going is good and when it is bad.When the patient need tissue, cry,or the need to call or speak with family.
They are there for vital signs. Give tylenol for fever,and retake the vital signs.Assist the doctors with procedures such as intubation, tracheotomy placement or chest tube placement.
Nurses are there for medications administration, blood transfusion,oxygen saturation,suctioning and providing comfort.They are there for CHG bath.They are standing family member when the family are not around.
Nurses are there for the patients making sure that patients are breathing and maintaining adequate cardiac output.
Encourage patients to cope with the disease process hereby decreasing the fear of death.
Nurses promote patient comfort making sure that their physiological response doesn’t lead to dysrhythmia.
Ensuring that the myocardium is contracting, otherwise stimulate the myocardium to contract when the intrinsic rhythm is absent.
Patient and family continuous education on the disease process.
Assessment of the hemodynamic response such as level of consciousness, shortness of breath, oxygenation, and temperature evaluation.
The nurse will place patient on the left side when patient is exhibiting symptoms of aspiration.
Masks and N95 Respirators (/medical- devices/personal – protective-equipment – infection – control.
American Association of critical Nurses.page 890 – 891.
Social distancing is very important and should be taken seriously.
As painful as it sound,SOCIAL DISTANCING is a measure taken to prevent the spread of infection from one person to another.Social distancing is also known as physical distancing.
You stand or stay six feet away from the next person.( 6 FEET APART)
COVID19 known as novel Corona virus is most dangerous because a person can be infected or infectious without symptoms.And the spread is quick and very fast.
Quarantine is to slow or stop the spread of the infection.Prevent the hospitals from being overloaded with COVID19 patients.
COVID19 is an enemy that you cannot see. Is looking at you but you cannot see it or touch. But it can touch you as much as it can.
To be on the safe side.You stay in the comfort of your home.But for how long can you do that.
There is no smell, nothing,no legs and no arms.We do not know.
We just have to be happy, and eat food,relax and watch television.
If any family member tested positive keep everyone quarantined.
This is a great opportunity to be with love ones.
Do not visit friends or families call them over the phone.
Wear face mask when you go to the stores.
In dealing COVID19 stay home if you can.
You might want to think about writing your wills.
No Social gathering.If that trip is not important cancel it.
Unlike leprosy Leviticus 13:43-47 .People with leprosy are forced to live in leper colony.
If a leprosy person comes out he or she will be shouting “unclean,unclean”
because you are not suppose to be seen.The priest decides after seven days to make him or her clean if there is no longer disease.
Social distancing has been a way in history to prevent the spread
of plagues or diseases.
King Uzziah had leprosy until the day that he died .He lived in a separate house and banned from the temple of the Lord.His son Jotham was in charge of the palace and ruled the people of the land.(Chronicles 26:21)”I was the king but my disease of leprosy excluded me from the Temple and allowed my people to practice Social distance from me”.
Many people have lost their lives due to COVID19.
I like working but forced to stay home for now.The death rate is alarming
but we are told that if we stay home it will slow things down.How truth is that.
As of today April 6th 2020, we over 10,000 death in USA alone and 352,991 cases.
Let me do my part and you do your part.By helping ourselves to be safe.
Be proactive if you are sick stay home.
Comply and follow the instructions and directions of your State and local authorities.
Filter out fake information.
If it quacks like a duck and walks like a duck it is a duck.
If you feel sick coughing, fever,sore throat or difficulty breathing call your healthcare provider .
Avoiding unnecessary gatherings. You can call and talk over the phone to friends and families. Order food from a standard restaurant for delivery.
Minimize stress,meditate and pray to your personal God if you believe in prayers.
Improve your immune system take your vitamins as prescribed by your doctor,exercise and drink fluids.
PRACTICE,PRACTICE BEST HYGIENE:
Wash your hands with soap and water 20seconds frequently happy birthday, happy birthday and happy birthday.
Use your hand sanitizer, wipe surfaces, doors knobs, items and frequently use surfaces.
Sneeze into your elbow or tissues and throw them away and wash your hands.Keep washing your hands you are doing the right thing.
Don’t touch your face.Try your best not to touch your face.
If you are instructed to quarantine yourself. Please do it.
Together we can win.
In order to prevent the spread of disease ,there are simple guidelines that we can follow to keep us safe and everyone around us safe.This precautions apply to all isolation and it is very important to follow the recommended guidelines.
STANDARD PRECAUTION:Standard precaution also known as universal precaution.You treat everyone like they are infected and you follow the guideline below.Appropriate hand hygiene include washing your hands with soap and water frequently for 30seconds,use hand sanitizer frequently, social distancing.
CONTACT ISOLATION: This precaution is use for infections or when germs are spread from one person to another by coming in close contact such as touching a person or items,skin to skin or handing personal items.Examples of contact isolation are C-diff,MRSA,VRE and Novel Coronavirus.
As a healthcare worker you should wear a gown and glove when entering the patient room
Wash your hands first before wearing the gown and the glove.If you will suction patient mouth ,nose or traceostomy wear the surgical mask.
AIRBORNE ISOLATION: This is a single patient room that is equipped with ventilation system and negative pressure.Anteroom attached.Novel Coronavirus is possible to be transmitted through the air,by droplet and person to person contact.Healthcare workers must use the PPE which include gown,gloves,N95 when entering the room.Airborne isolation are required for patient having infection that can be transmitted by speaking ,coughing ,spitting,sneezing or talking.
Every visitors entering the room must wear a surgical mask.Do NOT allow visitors to go into Coronavirus patient room to prevent person to person community spread.
Remove mask after leaving the room.
Must close the door behind when leaving the room.
Minimize going to the room frequently.
DROPLET ISOLATION.This precaution is use to prevent germ by respiratory droplets generated by sneezing or coughing or speaking.
Visitors to wear surgical mask and remove it when leaving the room.
Follow the CDC RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES.
A Corona virus is known as a virus that causes an infection in your nose ,
sinuses,upper throat.It is a family of virus known for containing strains
that can lead to deadly disease to any living thing.It is a global Health emergency.
It is the same as the SARS virus.This virus is new and more potent.Corona virus originated from WUHAN China.The disease caused by coronavirus has a 3.4percent fatality rate whereas the flu fatality rate in USA is only 0.1 percent.This ugly, wicked virus has eliminated so many lives it is very scary.The virus causes severe acute respiratory infection and symptoms seem to start with fever,followed by cough.Thousands of lives have been lost in Italy,Spain,South Korea,
China and so many other countries.As at today we have 1060 deaths in USA .Globally death toll is over 21,000 and more than 471,000 have been infected by the virus according to data from John Hopkins University.
It started as epidemic(China) to now Pandemic.(global)
People may experience the following symptoms
As the disease become severe ,digestive symptoms become more serious and researchers found out that patient without digestive symptoms are more likely to be cued and discharged home.Other symptoms are poor appetite,diarrhea,vomiting and abdominal pain.
WHAT IS THE SOLUTION TO COVID19.
(1)The U.S Center for Disease Control confirms,”Hand washing is the
single most means of preventing the spread of infection
“Use soap and water happy birthday,happy birthday and happy
Use hand sanitizers as needed,wipe the door knobs,elevators knobs.
(2) Cough into your elbow.
(3) Avoid touching your face.
(4) Keep six feet distance.
(5) If you are sick stay home.
The major problem is that we do not want this disease to over power us.
Therefore we should do the right thing by
providing the right resources to the right people.
Provide medical staff with adequate PPE.
We cannot go to the war front without preparation ,
so also we cannot take care of Coronvirus patients without adequate equipment.
Patient coming into the hospital with Symptoms or No Symptoms must and should be tested.
Healthcare associated infection is the infection acquired 48hours after admission.
If a patient is not tested and later has COVID19 ,everyone who has contact will be in jeopardy
This will be very expensive, patient life ,cost and healthcare workers and preventable deaths.
Also it is important to note that depending on the agents,infection can be transmitted by contact that is person to person.
Due to physical distancing people are encouraged to stay home.
So no person to person contact.Pray for God intervention to
save our situation while we are doing the right thing.
If you don’t want to talk.You don’t have to.Because your eyes and your shoulders are doing the talking for you.If you disagree change it.
If you are scratching non stop.You are itching due to allergy to medication, food or something or need a shower.
If you are sneezing you probably have a common cold or someone miss you.So keep in touch with people that really cares about you or see your doctor.
If you invest in your child,he or she will not run too far.If he did send a postcard.
Provide for your pets and they will provide for you.
If you know the right thing to do,do it.If you do the opposite.That will be lack of common sense.
If you are poor blame your parents, destiny and lack of luck.
Do not blame yourself because that is senseless.
If you vomit in the Bar or you pee on yourself.Simply blame the alcohol, the bartender and your parents for ruining your life.
When you did not succeed, blame your parents for giving birth to you.
If you think that I am crazy, you have some element of craziness, otherwise you will not notice.
Have you ever try to hydrate yourself? If not why not.
Do not be so gentle because people will take advantage of you. Have some aggressiveness in you for your security.
We know that the fingers are not equal.So why talk about it,if we already know.
I know when I am humiliated.I do not need a friendly reminder.
We know that there is hell on the other side after life.What about on this side on earth?
They call me zombie.I call me mumu or mugu.
When I take the 5th Amendment by mouth is seal. When I didn’t take the 5th Amendment my mouth is closed .So why take it.