It serves as a guiding tool during stent placement and peripheral interventions. It allows the assessment of possible intra - or postoperative complications. With the aid of IVUS, disease progression and regression can be determined, cardiac transplant status can be evaluated and IVUS can be utelized in clinical research. The most common IVUS imaging is done on the coronary arteries. EUS-guided angiotherapy makes intravascular therapy possible and is done in conjunction with real time ultrasound investigation of thrombosis and hemostasis (Buthani,
Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION In medical science, imaging technology plays an important role in the diagnosis of the disease . It helps the doctor to see the interior part or portion of the body with ease which results in easy diagnosis i.e. doctor can make effective surgeries which is crucial for the diagnosis of disease and doctor can look inside easily without opening or closing too much part of the body. In the medical imaging there are different kind of alternates through which images are taken and that are and images are taken with the help of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), CT- scanners , X-Ray imaging, Endoscopy etc. We take the advantages of these medical imaging techniques in order to detect the abnormalities and the diseases.
Interviews with key medical laboratory personnel in hospitals in the nation and in in the province showed occurence of transfusion reactions. Considering the critical role of blood transfusion as remedy in the medical field, it is important to analyze the profile of transfusion reactions in transfused patients and investigate the associated factors. The result of such investigation will contribute to the enhancement of laboratory management particularly in blood banking and ultimately the reassurance for a safe and successful blood
DISCUSSION The Main anesthetic goal in Intraocular surgery is the maintenance of a stable intraocular pressure, as the sudden raise in Intraocular pressure during open eye surgery can cause prolapse of iris or lens and vitreous loss leading to permanent loss of vision. Conventional laryngoscopy with general anesthesia is usually practised in paediatric patients coming for Intraocular procedure. This causes sympathetic stimulation with resultant increase in IOP, with associated raise in MAP & HR. There are few studies conducted in children to compare the effect of insertion of LMA with endotra-cheal intubation on IOP. But there are a number of studies done on adults, to confirm that LMA serves as an effective alternative to endotracheal intubation.
APN Role and Leadership Competencies Julliet A. Thomas Grantham University Abstract There are many different aspects of Advance Practice Nursing (APN) make that make the nursing profession unique and valuable. The competencies that comprise each advanced practice nursing discipline are vital in creating a solid foundation for clinical nursing. They prepare you to conquer challenges in the clinical setting and cultivate innovation to establish processes for clinical practice. Advance Practice Nursing is recognized as 4 nursing roles: Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM), the Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) the Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) and the Nurse Practitioner (NP). While the main focus of APNs is clinical practice and direct patient care,
The head-to-toe assessment is a very important process in client care, for it provides essential baseline data about the client. In evaluating my clients, I am able to determine if any change has occurred. As medical providers, a nurse, I often have to care for many patients. Therefore, a comprehensive and systemic method is important to assure a complete assessment in a reasonable timeline. For this exercise, I am using my wife as my patient.
1. HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS Healthcare informatics in nursing improves decision making, it helps in detecting changes in patient’s condition which could be for the nurse to call rapid response team or to intervene through modified early warning system (MEWS) which assigns numerical value to the vital signs reading and calculates a score that indicates the severity of the sickness and tendency of escalating to critical condition. Nurse is able to locate essential equipment such as IV pumps, infusion pumps, EKG machines, portable computers with the click of a button when wireless technology and radio frequency identification (RFID) thereby improving patient care at the nursing level. The nurse could equally use RFID technology to track surgical
Perfusion : Perfusion is the process of a body delivering blood to a capillary bed in itsbiological tissue. The word is derived from the French verb "perfuser" meaning to "pour over or through". Tests verifying that adequate perfusion exists are a part of a patient's assessment process that are performed by medical or emergency personnel. The most common methods include evaluating a body's skin color, temperature, condition and capillary refill. Perfusionists employ artificial blood pumps to propel open-heart surgery patients' blood through their body tissue, replacing the function of the heart while the cardiac surgeon operates.
They have tried to develop and investigate these techniques due to their advantages compared with the contact monitoring techniques. Contact monitoring techniques, such as electrocardiogram (EEG) ,pulse oximeter, catheters and respiration belts, are the most existing methods of measuring the vital signs of the patients. These techniques are reliable and
Computerized tomography (CT) scan combines X-ray images taken from many different directions into cross-sectional views of internal organs. CT scans can provide detailed information about the structures within the heart and lungs. 4.3.2 Lab tests. A test using blood from an artery in your wrist can measure oxygen level. ABGs showed a normal or decreased PaCo2 despite severe dyspnea and hypoxemia.