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 …

ASSESSMENT FOR WOUND INFECTION.

How do you know that a wound is infected?. Signs and symptoms of infection will be present which will include: Pain at the wound sight and around the wound. Increased in purulent drainage. Foul smell or bad odor. Discoloration of the granulation tissue,not beefy red. Inflammation at the site. Delay in wound healing. Other signs …

PREVENTION OF INFECTION IS NURSE FOCUS.

PREVENT THE SPREAD OF INFECTION:The major concern of healthcare professionals is to prevent the spread of infection from one person to another or from place to place. Microorganism are often present in our environment. Some can be good for us and some can be bad for us. EFFECTIVE KNOWLEDGE:The nurse should provide effective knowledgeable, collaborative …

PERICARDIAL TAP.(NURSING)

Mr James Nino Eric 54years old male undergoes Pericardial tap.( known as Pericardiocentesis)An invasive procedure which involves the use of a needle and catheter to remove fluid from the sac around the heart. The fluid is then sent to the laboratory to test for signs of cancer or infection. The nurse upon assessment finds out …

7TH CASE SCENARIO.(Nursing)Diabetic foot ulcer.

Mr A.J. 44years old man came into the Emergency room. Alert and oriented ×4 .Full code. Diagnosis: Diabetic foot infection Right great toe and second toe abcess,blister pop opened. Consultation: Podiatrist doctor consulted. ( Doctor Too Cute) Adaptive dressing change Qday. Incisions and drainage to be done at 1045am. NPO after midnight. Room air. Lungs …

THE OTHER WOUND.

We Do have the other types of wounds that are not related to pressure ulcer, bedsores or debicutes ulcer.You do not Need to be bedridden or wheelchair bound to have this wound. Anyone can have this wound anytime in their life. The most important thing is taking proper care of it. *Remember that wound is …

How Do We Stop Worldwide Pandemic?

Pandemic is when epidemic spread and affected a larger community.Meaning it has gone worldwide.The problem starts when there are outbreak of disease in a community and it is not treated, then it spreads to a larger community.Epidemic usually most often starts within the vulnerable groups of the society.These group do not have access to healthcare …