6TH CASE SCENARIO.(Nursing)DNR.

Miss D.R. 65years old female was brought to the Emergency room by her son and daughter in law. CODE STATUS : DNR.(Do not resuscitate) ISOLATION PRECAUTIONS: Contact Isolation precautions for C- diff. She came in with abdominal pain x3 days, nausea, vomiting and history of left breast cancer. Admitting Diagnosis: Abdominal pain/Sepsis/ Pyelonephritis, C- diff […]

PANDEMIC/EPIDEMIC/ENDERMIC.

The United States and the whole world have encountered so many pandemics and epidemics in the past decades,and survived all of them with vaccines, medications and compliance. And these include typhoid fever, SARS,Smallpox, Yellow fever, Spanish fever, Polio viral disease, Scarlet fever to name a few .Also the Cholera outbreak. Cholera is usually localized in […]

Happy Nurses Week 2020.

We are nurses.We are proud of the work that we do.And our patients need us more at this critical COVID19 PANDEMIC time than ever.Nursing is a profession that is within healthcare system.Nurses focus on the care of individuals, families and communities.Nurses provide care independently and also interdependently with doctors. Nurses promote and maintain ultimate quality […]

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. […]

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 […]