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Nursing Diagnosis For Iv Therapy
Do your homework: The site is not a shortcut for you to get your nursing homework answered for you. Apply yourself ; acquire the answers from the texts ; sources in your curriculum. To be successful as a nurse you need to do the work ; gain the skills or you will be neither happy or successful. ...Read more
Counts pulse: The nurse would feel your pulse usually at the wrist to determine the number of heart beats per minute. If it is less than 60, that is defined as bradycardia. An EKG would determine the exact rhythm responsible for the slow pulse. ...Read more
Same as for MDs: Nurses use the same "playbook" as doctors. It would not make sense for nurses to refer to the same conditions by different names as do physicians. In fact, one of the major outcomes of the flexner commission in modernizing and unifying medical education. ...Read more
Not sure of question: There are several causes of cholangitis, bacterial and autoimmune. Bacterial cholangitis has several causes, ascending infection caused by blockage from stones (choledocholithiasis), malignancy or iatrogenic. This is because bacteria grow in the stagnant bile upstream of the blockage and cause biliary sepsis. Autoimmune cholangitis also includes primary sclerosing cholangitis. ...Read more
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Usually not: Some nh who have rn round the clock can administer IV medications. Most of them do not provide this service. ...Read more
Are all of respiratory therapy duties covered under a nursing license and a nurse can do what they do?
Not exactly...: Respiratory therapists go through their own training and have to be licensed to do what they do. Nurses are able to do some of the basic respiratory therapy duties like auctioning a patient through an airway, giving metered dose inhalers, etc. But there are some respiratory responsibilities that nurses are not trained to do. Hope his helps!!! ...Read more
Had basal ganglia stroke, over holiday, sent to nursing home, no pt or therapy over holiday. What to do?
See comments: Holiday weekends include rehab staff, but a few days delay will not destroy your recovery chances. Suggest you communicate with your therapists and doctors regarding any concerns, or needs. Not sure if you are taking an anti-platelet med such as aggrenox, or on a statin drug, to prevent future strokes. Both pt and ot should be part of your team. Maybe a team meeting will reassure you. ...Read more
Which out of nursing, physiotherapy, occupational therapy or diagnostic radiography should I apply for?
Career: No one can answer that question except you! Learn as much as you can about each field, talk to people who are in it, and figure out which one, if any, interests you and suits your lifestyle and goals. Good luck in whatever you choose. ...Read more
Can you tell me in regards to nursing and the joint commission how can you reduce likelihood of patient harm associated with use of anticoagulant therapy?
Working through: The hospital's QM and Risk Management committees would be a good start. Collecting outcomes data, establishing goals and benchmarks, and a commitment to evidence-based medicine and standardized clinical pathways would be important. ...Read more
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