TOOLS FOR WOUND ASSESSMENT AND MEASUREMENT.( The way I understand it as an RN).

To measure your wounds you need measuring Tapes,Gloves, Cotton Swab,digital camera,and clock. Have all your supplies ready because you do not want to be going back and forth for supplies. Provide privacy. Wash your hands and wear your glove. Get the measuring tools ready.(Write patient initial ,date,time and your name and title). Patient initial and […]

ELECTROCONVULSIVE THERAPY(THE WAY I UNDERSTAND IT AS A NURSE).

FOR DEPRESSION? Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is an effective treatment for major depression with an eficacy rate of 80% or more,which is equal to or better than response rates to ANTIDEPRESSANT medications in some patients.It is particularly useful for people who cannot tolerate or fail to respond to the use of medication treatment. There  are various […]

Building Nurse Patient Trust Relationship.

NURSES YOU MOVE ME by Philomena Okeke @Amazon.com Effective Communication:Communicate well with your patient. Introduce yourself, for example.”My name is Jenny I will be your nurse from 07am to 3:30pm.Explain your role in the Medical Team to your patient. Write down your name on the chalk board.Update the chalk board. Assess and Listen: Assess your […]