If just the tip of your finger was removed, the wound will typically heal on its own with a protective dressing and regular cleaning. • For more severe injuries, a portion of skin may need to be taken from another part of the body (graft) and attached to the wound site until it heals. • If a large portion of the finger was amputated, it may be possible to reattach it surgically (replantation). HOME CARE INSTRUCTIONS • Take medicines only as directed by your health care provider.
Raise the injured part above the level of the heart. Keep monitoring the patient vitas sign until helps
This patient is laying in lateral recumbency, but the patient can also be in sternal recumbency. Generously clip the area around the cephalic vein to remove all the fur. Locate the cephalic vein either by sight or palpation. When placing the catheter, it is important to start as distally as possible in case you face difficulty placing the catheter and need to move higher on the leg. Disinfect the clipped area using the cleaning solution.
Continuous monitoring of heart rate, blood pressure and ECG trends are mandatory. If intra operative MI is suspected, this emergency situation should be discussed between the surgical and anesthetic team. The main anesthetic aims in managing intraoperative MI are oxygenation, maintain hemodynamics, minimize cardiac work, treat arrhythmias, consider use of aspirin and heparin, consider use of gylceryl trinitrate, and an intra aortic balloon pump (where available). Use of intra operative TEE to be considered for diagnosis.
This is to ensure that my patient recovers from his heart disease. The discharge plans include giving the patient an instruction to call 911 if he feels discomfort or pain in his back, neck, jaw, stomach and arm and if he experiences nausea, vomiting and difficulty in breathing. Also, he should seek care immediately if he observes that he has gained 1.4kg in a day and that is heartbeat is uneven all the
After the individuals with special needs are identified, the emergency managers must also identify any special equipment use by the special population, obtained them and establish Functional Needs Support Shelter (FNSS). The Emergency manager must conduct all the coordination prior any evacuation, if possible, the emergency manager must conduct at least one training exercise in order to make individuals with special needs become familiar with the evacuation plan, review and update the emergency plan. Evacuating of senior citizens could be challenging due to the diversity of health problems they may have, The Emergency manager must coordinate with medical personnel in order to establish a triage area, in order to identify the
Unit 1 Test Multiple Choice Questions 1.Who usually takes over the emergency medical care of a patient at the scene after an emergency medical responder has initiated care? a.Physicians b.Emergency department staff c.EMTs d.Treatment center specialists 2.Dressings, bandages and other equipment that have been used in emergency care should be replaced − a.when you finish your work shift. b.when you check equipment and supplies at the beginning of your shift. c.as soon as possible.
 All the medications like, bronchodilators and steroid inhalers should be continued. The patients are asked to carry all the medication on the day of treatment. A physician advice or opinion to step up the treatment has to be considered before the start of the treatment, if patient is having acute exacerbations. LA with adrenaline can be used cautiously as these patients may also have corpulmonale features. Patients with COPD in acute emergency the oxygen supply should be judiciously used as the oxygen itself may suppress the respiratory center.
Specifically using a sedative 1-2 minutes prior to a paralytic so that the patient does not wake up while paralyzed (Mason et al., 2013). Also the medications should be pushed through a patent IV line, and flushed with normal saline between medications to avoid adverse reactions (Mason et al., 2013). Additionally, all RSI patients should have cardiac and respiratory monitoring before, during and after the procedure (Mason et al., 2013). Other factors in selecting RSI medication should be addressed, including patient-specific factors. Finally, medication availability can be a factor in choosing medications as drug-shortages can cause limited supplies of certain medications (Mason et al.,
Immediate Actions of the Medcial Assistant: Ease the person to the floor. Call for help immdeiatly turn the patient gently onto one side. This will help the patient breathe. Clear the area around the patient of anything hard or sharp. This can prevent injury.
The Physician Assistant (PA) is an essential component of a medical staff. Their duties include, Examining and treating patients, ordering and interpreting diagnostics, educating patients, and promoting overall health and wellness (“Physicians Assistants”. (2015, December 17). Retrieved May 26, 2016, from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/physician-assistants.htm). Physician Assistants work in many different areas of medicine under the direct supervision of a primary care physician.
The Medical Assistant’s Creed is a collection of formal statements that reflect the morals and values that a medical assistant should adhere to daily. Each line holds its own meaning and together they reflect the different areas of responsibility that a medical office assistant has regarding patient care, self-betterment, daily practices, and ethics. “I believe in the principles and purposes of the profession of medical assisting.” This line means that one should wholeheartedly adopt the ethics of a medical office assistant and strive towards providing the best quality of care to each patient, as well as completing every assigned task to the best of one’s ability.
To form well-equipped Medical Office Assistants who will be trained throughout the program in becoming knowledgeable on core medical competencies and develop a professional character, including effective intrapersonal and interpersonal skills. Certified Medical Office Assistants will be competent to efficiently serve a vital role in the healthcare field, performing different tasks and working in conjunction with health care providers, they will truly be able to say that patients receive better care, and have better lives, because of them.
List and define five medical office specialist’s job titles and responsibilities Medical Office Assistant Define: Usually a certified person who work alongside the physician in an outpatient or ambulatory care setting. Discuss: This position entails administrative duties such as scheduling patient’s appointments, compile and record medical records, answer the telephone and direct staff. This person may also be cross trained in clinical duties such as drawing blood, assisting during the exam, and acting as a liaison between the patient and the physician.