1.Congestive Heart Failure also known as (heart failure) is a life threatening condition. Heart Failure is caused when someone has a weak heart. It usually happens when the bodies blood pump to the heart is not pumping blood to the heart correctly.
With a open wound that is bleeding a medical assistant can try and control the bleeding. Remove any obvious dirt or debris from the wound. Don 't remove large or deeply embedded objects. Don 't probe the wound or attempt to clean it yet. The first thing to do is to stop the bleeding until the EMS arive.
When I do my assessment on admission, I always include the assessment findings that I expect to be abnormal if the patient has definite cardiovascular problem. I notify the MD and the nurse practitioner immediately if I find abnormal findings or values. I ensure to chart the education and the correction in response of the abnormal findings. In addition to that, tests and labs should be done to rule out problems. It is essential to know the patient’s health history before conducting the physical exam. I ensure to perform thorough cardiovascular and peripheral vascular assessments, and chart the findings clearly and in a timely manner. Discharge
As a Phlebotomist there is a process that must be followed when drawing blood. The first step, Make sure you always identify the patient, Check the paperwork to see what test needs to be performed; therefore, you will know what color collection tubes are required. Next, wash your hands, prepare the work station, and set up all the equipment that is necessary to perform the process. Then, apply gloves to ensure safety precautions for you and the patient. The second step, sit the patient in a comfortable position with his arm fully extended while placing a clean tourniquet around the patients arm, about 3 or 4 inches above the venipuncture
Heart failure occurs when the heart cannot pump enough blood for the body due to a weakened or damaged heart. The heart 's pumping action moves oxygen-rich blood as it travels from the lungs to the left atrium, then on to the left ventricle, which pumps it to the rest of the body. The left ventricle supplies most of the heart 's pumping power, so it 's larger than the other chambers and essential for normal function. (American Heart Association). In left-sided or left ventricular heart failure, the left side of the heart must work harder to pump the same amount of blood. There are two types of left-sided heart failure: systolic heart failure and diastolic heart failure. Heart failure can arise from
“A DNAR form is a document issued and signed by a doctor, telling your medical team not to attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).” (“ATTEMPT” 1). I will be covering the Definition of what a do not resuscitate order is. Why you would need a do not resuscitate order. Also How to get a do not resuscitate order from your doctor. DO NOT ATTEMPT RESUSCITATION ORDER should not be a health care alternative because it is not ethical, some are not mentally stable enough to make the decision, and having cardiac arrest does not help (“ATTEMPT” 1). It sets out in law how decisions should be made on behalf of a person who lacks capacity (Breault 1).
I am comparing and contrasting a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line, tunneled catheter and an implanted port.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome affects countless people every single year, and is one of the most common soft tissue repetitive strain injuries. Usually it is caused by repetitive movements of the hand or wrist, and involves the painful compression of the major nerve passing over the carpal bones through the front of the wrist. It can cause numbness, tingling, weakness, and a lot of pain in the hand and wrist, and is one of the leading causes of missed work time and chronic sleep loss.
If you're concerned about a mole on your body, talk to your dermatologist about having it removed. It isn't always necessary to remove a mole, since they aren't always a symptom of skin cancer. However, if the mole is in a place where it causes irritation, or if you think it affects your appearance, then your doctor can easily remove it for you. This is how it's done.
For discharge, it is necessary to brief the patient on how to take the prescribed medications outlined in the schedule, follow-up appointment at the hospital. Considering that Ann had just been operated on, it was also appropriate to include family or friends to brief them on matters such as mobility and toileting issues related to the patient (Francis 2011, p. 8).
To determine that a patient may be at risk for breast cancer, conducting a physical assessment before any other diagnostics tests is vital. The nurse would be able to collect all the necessary data and findings to formulate a nursing diagnosis to refer to the appropriate health care professionals. As per the physical assessment of the breasts, the nurse will conduct inspection and palpation of the breasts and axillae of the patient to determine if there are any abnormal findings that may pose as manifestations of breast cancer. Note: There is no auscultation step of the physical breast examination.
Music Therapy is the use of music intervention to help accomplish an individualized goal by using what is called the Music Therapy Program. Music Therapy has been around since the beginning of the Twentieth Century. Music has been known for affecting health and behavior for a long period of time. In this study we researched the affects that the Music Therapy Program would have on patients who are in an intensive care unit. “Lee stated that medical ventilation is one of the most frequently used treatments in pediatric intensive care units for patients who are unable to maintain adequate ventilation and oxygenation.” Patients who are living with the help of mechanical ventilation have been distressed from various outside forces that cannot be
Needlestick injuries are injuries due to exposed and improper use of needles or sharps. The ANA in 2010, commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act, which improved protection against these injuries that expose health care workers to potentially deadly blood borne pathogens. These injuries, unfortunately, are still occurring today and far too often. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in March 2000, estimated that approximately 62-88 percent of sharps and needlestick injuries are preventable. Health care workers that handle sharp devices or equipment like scalpels, sutures, needles, phlebotomy devices or blood collection devices are all at risk but nurses are at a very high risk for being exposed to these preventable injuries which exposes them to numerous bloodborne pathogens especially deadly viruses such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDs. Needle-stick injuries may occur when disposing needles, collecting and disposing of materials used during patient care procedures, administering injections, drawing blood, or handling trash or dirty linens where needles have been inappropriately discarded. The CDC estimates that over 1,000 hospital-based health practitioner (HP) sustain injuries from contaminated needles and other sharp devices during the delivery of patient care everyday.