PROCEDURES. WHY?

Why do we undergo surgeries or procedures? So many people undergo surgery or procedure without asking questions. Surgery is the use of instrument to create incisions so that injuries or disorders in the body is treated.It is usually done under general anesthesia. Some people ask questions before the procedure or surgery. But some people don’t […]

PERSISTENT/SCD/LOVENOX by Philomena N Okeke.(My little poem)

I like to stick to what I believe in. I persisted on my speech. I must persist To persist you must know He said NO. But I persisted . Where is NO? I t does not fit. I have no time to waste. Push ,push on. In Nursing School you persist. No is not an […]

BLOOD TRANSFUSION PROCESS.

Blood transfusion is the procedure in which you receive blood through intravenous iv line.Blood transfusion is usually safe but there some risk , which are clearly explained below.But why do we need blood? WWW.nhlbi.gov/health-topics/blood-transfusion You might need blood due to the following reasons: Lost of blood during surgery Serious injuries such as accidents,stab wound. Fibriod. […]

My Honor As A Nurse.

On my honor as a Registered Nurse. I will provide compassionate excellent Nursing care. I will do my best now and tomorrow. Be a good leader,not a follower. I must Move Nursing Agenda Forward. I must do my Best all the time. I promise to update and obtain required CE every two years. Advance my […]

Health Promotion,and Prevent Diseases.

Health Promotion: Is the believe or assumption that people will maintain their health by participating in certain type of life style changes that will prevent stroke,heart disease ,lung cancer,chronic pain,diabetes.And there are services that will help people  to maintain healthy life no matter their social economic or their geographical location in the world. Below are […]

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 […]

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 […]