Furthermore, a nurse should perform an assessment to identify if there are any potential risks on Mrs. Flynn, the assessment will include the ABGs, to assess the acid-base balance and oxygenation status of the blood, x-rays because if Mrs. Flynn suffers from persistent pain the nurse should check for any possible fracture. Moreover, Mrs. Flynn suffers from a bruise on the forehead so she needs to do CT scan, MRI to assess for internal bleeding and also, they must perform confusion assessment method, to identify and recognize delirium quickly. (Nurses Learning) (Best practice, 2016) Discuss in detail a legal liability that the nurse might face referring to the ethical
Question 2 options: |Preferred method of birth control| |Height and weight| |Employment status| |Activity status| Save Question 3 (5 points) A client asks the nurse for ways to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections. Which of the following is an appropriate nursing response? Question 3 options: |"Clean the perineal area from back to front. "| |"Wear clean nylon underpants. "| |"Avoid douching.
Acute Renal Failure NU270 Assignment 6.1 7/26/2012 Patients that are in acute renal failure have many obstacles that they are faced with. The nurse should follow evidence based interventions when caring for them. Electrolyte imbalance, blood loss, infection, and nutrition are just a few of the issues the nurse must be educated about. It is important for the nurse to impose every intervention available to reduce the risk of infection in the patient experiencing acute renal failure. “Make sure appropriate hand hygiene is used.
When she attempts to talk, she slurs her speech and appears very frightened. 1. Which additional clinical manifestation(s) should the nurse expect to find if Nancy's symptoms have been caused by a brain attack (stroke)? (Select all that apply.) A) A carotid bruit.
What should the nurse do next? Explain your rationale. o Administer oxygen through a non rebreather mask to ensure patient is getting enough oxygen to his brain. Then I’d establish two large bore catheter IV sites and prepare for surgical intervention as I’d suspect an epidural hematoma, which needs surgery to be removed. Managing the increased intracranial pressure would also be a necessity (Lewis, Dirksen, Heitkemper, Bucher, & Camera, 2011, p. 1441).
To improve knowledge about how to do the ideal nursing intervention for clients with Strangulated Hernia. To do the necessary nursing intervention in hospital for client with Strangulated Hernia. To observe and understand the behavior of client having Strangulated Hernia. To develop our nursing responsibilities. To give the proper care and build a genuine nurse-patient relationship conducive to good health Etiology * congenital weakening of the abdominal wall, * traumatic injury, * aging, * weakened abdominal muscles because of pregnancy, or * increased intra-abdominal pressure (due to heavy lifting, exertion, obesity, excessive coughing, or straining with defecation).
* Look if the child has a wound or break in the skin. * Look if is swelling around the injured area. * Look if the child loss of power or ability to move. * Ask the child if he can move it? * Maintain the injured in the most confortable position white waiting for ambulance 1.4 Demonstrate the application of a support sling and an elevation sling: Demonstration made in the course to the assessor SUPPORT SLING ELEVATED SLING 2.1 Describe how to recognize and manage head injuries including: Concussion: it is when is dizziness and nausea, with or without a spell of unconsciousness.
The information obtained in these diagnostic tests would indicate whether Karen is experiencing severe pain due to post surgery or RA. As a result focused nursing management strategies are discussed to identify the underlying cause/s of Karen’s complaints of severe pain post-surgery and immediate actions and rationales associated with mobilisation and major complications have been discussed to improve her condition. The differences between RA and osteoarthritis (OA) are compared and the clinical manifestations and pathophysiology behind each are addressed. Her discharge planning is also recognised to prevent further injury. The overall purpose of this paper is to demonstrate a clear link between theory and practice when required to assess, identify possible complications, manage and evaluate nursing care for a clinical patient.
What technique (s) should the nurse use to assess for respiratory distress? (Select all that apply.) A) Place a pulse oximeter on a big toe of the babyâ€™s foot. CORRECT The nurse should use a pulse oximeter to measure the infantâ€™s oxygen saturation level. A decreased
According to Meleis (2007) knowing includes knowledge based on observation, research findings (evidenced based), clinical manifestations and scientific approach. As a stroke nurse empirical knowing it’s very important in taking care of stroke patients. I determine patient’s neurological status by performing neuro checks frequently every 1-2 hrs as the patient’s condition might deteriorate the first 24hrs and perform swallow test to determine if the patient can swallow medications. Patient’s plan of care is based on assessment findings(vital signs, Glasgow coma score).If a patient is confused and very weak fall precaution is observed by activating the bed alarms, request for a PT/OT consult, if the patient does not pass the swallow test, a speech therapist is consulted. Sometimes patient’s neurological deficits get resolved after a few hours or days and that calls for change of treatment plan.