Paul Martin, BSN, R.N.
In this nursing care plan guide are ten (10) nursing diagnosis for the care of the elderly or geriatric nursing. Learn about the assessment, care plan goals, and nursing interventions for gerontology nursing in this post.
Feces is a solid body waste discharged from the large intestine through the anus by the process of defecation. It is made of cellulose and other indigestible food matter, water, and bacteria.
Chest X-ray (Chest radiography, CXR) is one of the most frequently performed radiological examination. This study guide can help nurses understand their tasks and responsibilities during a chest x-ray.
Papanicolaou smear (Pap smear, cervical smear) is a safe, noninvasive cytological examination for early detection of cervical cancer.
Holter monitoring (Ambulatory electrocardiography, ambulatory monitoring, event recorder, Holter electrocardiography) is a noninvasive procedure that continuously records the heart's activity as the patient does his normal routine, usually for 24 to 72 hours.
Cystoscopy is a procedure that allows direct visualization of the urethra, urinary bladder, and ureteral orifices through the transurethral insertion of a cystoscope into the bladder.
This study guide can help nurses understand their tasks and responsibilities during mammography.
Echocardiography, also known as echo test or heart ultrasound is a noninvasive painless test that uses ultrasound to visualize the shape, size, and movement of the structures of the heart.
Colonoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that utilizes a flexible fiberoptic colonoscope inserted into the rectum to allow visual examination of the large intestine (colon) lining
Lumbar puncture, also known as spinal tap, is an invasive procedure where a hollow needle is inserted into the space surrounding the subarachnoid space in the lower back to obtain samples of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) for qualitative analysis.