No matter where you work, The LPN PhotoManual: A Step-by-Step Guide to Patient Care will improve your skills. You'll find out how to set up equipment, prepare the patient, and carry out each procedure - from start to finish. See how expert nurses perform head-to-toe assessment - helping to take a health history and assess the heart, lungs, nervous system, and other areas; drug administration - giving oral, nasal, topical, transdermal, otic, and ophthalmic drugs and subcutaneous and intramuscular injections; airway management - including pharyngeal and nasotracheal suctioning, oxygen administration, and tracheostomy tube care; tube feedings - showing how to use gastric tubes, test gastric contents, and give feedings; surgical patient care - including preoperative assessment, chest physiotherapy, urinary catheterization, and more; and infection control - using barrier precautions and sterile technique. Throughout the manual, look for easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions for each procedure; quick-review charts that identify patient problems; clinical tips that enhance safety and prevent errors; and patient-teaching aids, such as how to care for a tracheostomy tube at home.... that barrier typically is not necessary Adapted with permission from Yale-New Haven Hospital Department of Nursing, ... WEAR If splattering likely If splattering likely If splattering likely If splattering likely Equally important to infection controlanbsp;...
|Title||:||The LPN Photomanual|
|Publisher||:||Springhouse Publishing Company - 1996|