Administer iron and BT as ordered Encourage verbalization of feelings Monitor inputs and outputs as well as the characteristics of urine Monitor active fluid loss from wound drainage, tubes, diarrhea, bleeding and vomiting. Monitor temperature Encourage patient to drink prescribed fluid amounts Monitor serum electrolytes and urine osmolality and report abnormal values. Determine the client’s […]
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 […]
Though Hepatitis C has been treatable for some time, only a few of those who started the treatment get to stick with it long enough for the virus to be wiped out. Well, that is about to change since the prognosis for people with hepatitis C has improved intensely in the last few years, thanks […]
At some point of our nursing careers, we might feel like giving up. “I can’t do this anymore. Nursing isn’t for me,” we might say. Nursing is one tough profession. It isn’t just for anybody. For one to be a successful nurse and to have a long nursing career, he/she should be determined enough as […]
DEFINITION Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the female reproductive organs. It usually occurs when sexually transmitted bacteria spread from your vagina to your uterus and upper genital tract. Pelvic inflammatory disease may also develop when bacteria travel up a contraceptive device or when bacteria are introduced during gynecologic procedures. Many women who […]
Evisceration of the Eye
– Removal of the entire contents of the eye within the scleral shell.
– The sclera and muscles attached to the sclera remain intact to accommodate prosthesis.
– An indication for evisceration is a hopelessly traumatized eye in a young person with no history of previous eye disease.
– The cosmetic result is superior to the result of enucleation because the extrocular muscles remain attached to the scleral shell, resulting in a moveable implant very similar to that of natural eye movement.