Overview of the Nursing Process

Overview of the Nursing Process Component and Description Purpose Activities AssessingCollecting, organizing, validating, and documenting client data To establish a database about the client’s response to health concerns or illness and the ability to manage health care needs Establish a database: Obtain a nursing health history Review client records Review nursing literature Consult support persons […]

Nursing Interventions for Thrombophlebitis

Definition: inflammation of the wall of a vein with associated thrombosis, often occurring in the legs during pregnancy.                                                                             […]

Nursing Interventions for Plantar Warts

Plantar warts are hard, grainy growths that usually appear on the heels or balls of your feet, areas that feel the most pressure. Review the patient’s daily regimen and recommend the following: daily soaking of the foot in warm water for 5 to 10 minutes, drying of the area, debridement of hyperkeratotic tissue with an […]

Nursing Interventions for Corns

Corns generally occur on the tops and sides of the feet. A hard corn is a small patch of thickened, dead skin with a central core. A soft corn has a much thinner surface and usually occurs between the 4th and 5th toes.         Ø  The foot nurse may perform comprehensive debridement […]

Nursing Interventions for Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot is a common skin inflammation of the webs of the toes and soles of the feet.            Perform a physical exam and identify the source of problem and discuss treatment options. Recommend proper foot hygiene and methods to minimize perspiration. Recommend a topical anti-fungal medication. Recommend footwear and over-the-counter […]

Nursing Interventions for Acute Otitis Media

In the United States, acute otitis media (AOM), defined by convention as the first 3 weeks of a process in which the middle ear shows the signs and symptoms of acuteinflammation, is the most common affliction necessitating medical therapy for children younger than 5 years. Nursing Interventions for Acute Otitis Media         […]