Nursing Procedures

Nursing Procedures

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The unique guidance in this newly revised edition includes start-to-finish, step-by-step instructions for more than 500 procedures, including 10 recently developed procedures such as the protocol for responding to latex allergies. All procedures include equipment use, patient positioning, special considerations, possible complications, and documentation guidelines. Graphic logos highlight concerns and adaptations for geriatric and pediatric patients, as well as patient-teaching tips. Contents include fundamental procedures; infection control; specimen collection and testing; physical treatments; drug administration; intravascular therapy; and cardiovascular, respiratory, neurologic, gastrointestinal, renal, urologic, orthopedic, skin, eye, ear, nose, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric care.Also note the volume and the solution used, the appearance of the canal before and after irrigation, the appearance of the ... NASAL irrica Tion Irrigation of the nasal passages soothes irritated mucous membranes and washes away crusted ... Equipment Bulb syringe or an oral irrigating device (such as a Water Pik) = rigid or flexible disposable irrigation tips (for onepatient use) m hypertonic saline solution m plastic sheet m ... Implementation a€c Wash your hands and put on gloves.

Title:Nursing Procedures
Publisher:Springhouse Publishing Company - 2000-01


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