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Evidence Based Practise Essay - Skeletal Pin Site Management
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These accidents may often result to wounds, injuries and fractured bones. While a patient is being confined in the hospital, a nurse plays a vital role in taking care of the patient and attending to its proper medication. Nurses… This is done to set bone fractures in which a cast would not allow proper alignment of the fracture. A rod with special…
Skeletal Pin Site Management
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Accidents happen when a person least expected it. These accidents may often result to wounds, injuries and fractured bones. While a patient is being confined in the hospital, a nurse plays a vital role in taking care of the patient and attending to its proper medication.… External fixation is described as a surgical routine that drills holes into the uninjured…
Clinical Reasoning Assessment Scenario
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Clinical Reasoning Assessment for Post-Operative Cholecystitis and Cholylithiasis Patient Introduction Data about patient are always collected to provide basis for decision-making among nurses. Nursing diagnosis have taken relevant developments the past decades as the legal ban on diagnosis was altered making nurses accountable for decisions in diagnosis of health problems (Malen, 1986).…
Discussion 3
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The term “surgical package” refers to a complete program of pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative services which can be delivered to a patient as part of their procedure. It aims to move beyond providing simply a surgical treatment. The first stage,… The surgical package is therefore designed to help physicians make safe and appropriate choices for…
Development of Postoperative Infection in Women between the age of 30 to 50
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Postoperative wound infection is an important complication following surgery. The wound may be contaminated before surgery, during surgery, or following surgery being infected during healing. The skin is considered to be body's first line of defense, and surgery in itself is a mutilative procedure, where this defense may be violated.… Due to some violation of…
Case Study ( Skill Analysis)
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The essay aims to address a two-fold objective to wit: (1) to demonstrate an understanding of wound management and causative factors in wound breakdown; and (2) to demonstrate an understanding of safe and effective nursing practice. Emerging changes in today’s healthcare… Sophie Smith is a 44-year-old female who is two days post-operative, following an…
Case Study (Skill Analysis)
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Case Study (Skill Analysis) Date Abstract The essay aims to address a two-fold objective to wit: (1) to demonstrate an understanding of wound management and causative factors in wound breakdown; and (2) to demonstrate an understanding of safe and effective nursing practice.… Sophie Smith is a 44-year-old female who is two days post-operative, following an…
Case Study On A Patient With Necrotic Fasciitis
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Case Study On A Patient With Necrotic Fasciitis Name Institution Date Introduction. Necrotizing Fasciitis (NF) is a condition involving a soft tissue severe infection, which is often associated with fast progressing necrosis, and the tissue subcutaneous. This condition though rare, has been shown to have a high rate of mortality.… It spreads easily on the…
Nursing care plan for a post-operation patient (CA colon) who was prolonged ICU stay due to prolonged ventilator support
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Among the objective of the care plan is to ensure Ms Max is able to adjust to actual or perceived changes, to prevent complications, to meet self care… an be achieved through nursing interventions that includes assisting the patient in psychological adjustment, prevention of complications, supporting independence in self care as well as providing information…
The prevention of perioperative infection in elderly patients
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The importance of infection control in the hospitals and clinics is uncontested. These largely preventable infections occur too often and cause unnecessary death to victims who have entrusted health care professionals with their lives. Because of this, in 2006, the World Health Organisation launched a campaign to minimise hospital acquired infections (Hall). …
Nursing Care Plan
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The plan is to help patient move whenever required, particular when there is the need to wash, toilet needs, or changing clothes. The patient has been operated on for correction for fractured neck of femur. The operation has been successful. But the patient is aged 80 years.… The patient is left to recuperate and few visits by close relatives are allowed in…
Implement & evaluate a plan of nursing care
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The patient has been operated on for correction for fractured neck of femur. The operation has been successful. But the patient is aged 80 years.… The patient is left to recuperate and few visits by close relatives are allowed in the first few days. A nurse is close at hand to administer medicines and monitor BP and pulse rates, and for any other emergency…
Pathophysiology of Why at High Risk of Infection
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The patient in this case has a high risk of contracting infection throughout the surgical process because of many interacting factors (Parsons, 2009). Mr. Baker’s sex and age present immediate disadvantages, though not as much as the intestinal nature of his prescribed surgery… of concurrent or previous treatments like radiation and/or steroids are both…
Nursing EBP Clinical Protocol & Pilot Study
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The objective of this protocol is to provide the most up-to-date recommendations available based on the literature and research presently being done (Morris, 2005). Though there is still some controversy on the subject, there is strong evidence for the use of CPM for post-operative care.… 2002). All but one study did show a reduction in length of stay and…
Bloodstream Infections
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Blood infections are serious infections that are acquired by hospitalization patients who require intensive care (Ibrahim, 2000).Among the blood infections ,vancomycin resistant Enterococcus, ORSA and coagulase negative Staphylococcus are due to inadequate administration of… ucing systemic infections consequently causing device related blood infections (Kojic,…
Rehabilitation and Intermediate Care
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Older people will have access to a new range of intermediate care services at home or in designated care settings, to promote their independence by providing enhanced services from the NHS and councils, to prevent unnecessary hospital admission and effective rehabilitation services, to enable early discharge from hospital and to prevent premature or unnecessary admission to long-term residential care. …
Rehabilitation and intermediate care need of a patient with fracture neck of feumur
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Older people will have access to a new range of intermediate care services at home or in designated care settings, to promote their independence by providing enhanced services from the NHS and councils, to prevent unnecessary hospital admission and effective rehabilitation… ntain their optimal… functional levels.” In May 2001, however, WHO adopted the…
Infection control and prevention
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Insertion of central venous catheters has become commonplace in the peri-operative and intensive care setting.Over the years,they have played a reliable role in patient care for haemodynamic management,patent intravenous access in patients suffering from chronic illnesses and administration of parenteral nutrition… Insertion of central venous catheters (CVCs)…
Preoperative Visiting
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Traditionally, for patients, student nurses and other hospital staff, the preoperative or theatre area has been seen as one of high excitement and action. For many individuals, it is a time when they are most susceptible or scared. For the patient may have their anxiety increased by the constant visits from different multidisciplinary teams immediately before surgery and in a rather short period of time.…
Pre- and post- operative assessment
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8. Prima facie, she does not appear in stable operable condition and her present health conditions need to be improved and also constantly monitored in clinical settings for rendering her operation fit with vital parameters stabilized and under control. 9.… Health care needs in US communities are increasing, as is the demand for quality, cost-effective health…
Bloodstream Infections
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TOPIC: BLOOD INFECTIONS Blood infections are serious infections that are acquired by hospitalization patients who require intensive care (Ibrahim, 2000).Among the blood infections ,vancomycin resistant Enterococcus, ORSA and coagulase negative Staphylococcus are due to inadequate administration of antibiotics (Ibrahim, 2000).They are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in immune compromised cases and patients who have hematologic malignancies because they receive intensive cytotoxic therapies (Apostolopoulou, 2010).The use of medical device also has a consequence of introducing systemic infections consequently causing device related blood infections (Kojic, 2004) .Examples of these devic…
Research write up for publication in a UK nursing journal from an already written disertation
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Background: The use of hand washing (now termed decontamination), as a single technique to combat cross infection in health care has often been cited as a basic element of nursing practice. Healthcare acquired infection is estimated to cause five thousand deaths per year in… Methods: An ethnographic approach was the basis of the research undertaken. This…
Advanced Health Assessment
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It establishes baseline information which will later be used as the basis of the nursing care to be administered to the patient. Each member of the health care team has a different process of assessment. And their… However, regardless of the type and the areas of assessment, it is imperative to note that the assessment process lays down the groundwork for…
Reflective writing during nursing clinical placement
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Using the paper “Reflective writing during nursing clinical placement” a student can apply this practice while performing his/her duty in post-operative units, learn the practical application of biomechanics, and body mechanics, manually handle a patient in a post-operative state. … It was a night shift in accident and emergency section. I was assisting my…
Hand Hygience
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Changes occurring in Health care delivery and Medicine are the result of social, economical, technological, scientific forces that have evolved in the 21st century. Among the most significant changes are shift in disease patterns, advanced technology, increased consumer expectations and high costs of health care.… In addition, nursing profession has defined…
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