ASSESSMENT FOR FALL RISK.

ON ADMISSION:Fall risk assessment is usually done on admission. It is used to find out if patient has low ,moderate or high risk for fall.If patient do, the nurse will implement measures in place to prevent patient from falling and to minimize injury if patient fell. ASSESSMENT AND REASSESSMENT:Patient is assessed and reassessed every shift …

WHAT IS PATIENT SAFETY?.(NURSING)

The followings are criteria on Patient Safety: Communication, Medications, Patient education,Sentinel events, Suicide risk and prevention, Fall risks and prevention. The best patient safety will be the involvement of patients in their own plan of care and treatment. This is a “Safety Strategy ” that will encourage and motivate patients to report any safety concerns …

14TH CASE SCENARIO.(Nursing)DIFFICULTY BREATHING.

Emergency Room Report. Patient: Lodogod,Way James. Age 83years. Sex : Male. Date: 12/29/2010 MR: Q0000999629. TRIAGE: Triage time: 1850pm. Acuity: Level 2 Chief Complaint :Difficult Breathing. Diagnosis: Acute asthma exacerbation with pneumonia. 1850PM: BP 120/80,Hr: 76,Respiration 24,Temperature 98.2,02 Saturation 94%room air. Pulse oximeter applied.Alert and oriented ×4. EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE (EMS) treatment PTA (Prior to …

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 …