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Paul Martin is a registered nurse with a bachelor of science in nursing since 2007. Having worked as a medical-surgical nurse for five years, he handled different kinds of patients and learned how to provide individualized care to them. Now, his experiences working in the hospital is carried over to his writings to help aspiring students achieve their goals. He is currently working as a nursing instructor and have a particular interest in nursing management, emergency care, critical care, infection control, and public health. As a writer at Nurseslabs, his goal is to impart his clinical knowledge and skills to students and nurses helping them become the best version of themselves and ultimately make an impact in uplifting the nursing profession.
Colonoscopy • Nursing Responsibilities and Procedures • Nurseslabs

Colonoscopy

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 (Spinal Tap)

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.
Bronchoscopy Nursing Diagnostics and Procedure Responsibilities

Bronchoscopy

Bronchoscopy is an invasive procedure that permits the direct examination of the larynx, trachea, and bronchi using either a flexible fiberoptic bronchoscope or a rigid metal bronchoscope.
Computed Tomography Scan Nursing Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests - Responsibilities, Procedures, and Nursing Considerations

Computed Tomography (CT) Scan

Computed tomography (CT), also known as computerized axial tomography (CAT), or CT scanning computerized tomography is a painless, non-invasive diagnostic imaging procedure that produces cross-sectional images of several types of tissue not clearly seen on a traditional X-ray.
Brain Tumor - Cancer Nursing Care Plans and Nursing Diagnosis

3 Brain Tumor Nursing Care Plans

Nursing care planning goals for a child with brain tumor centers on relieving pain, reducing anxiety, and promoting an understanding of the signs and symptoms of increased ICP and expected changes in body appearance related to the planned cranial surgery.
Acute Glomerulonephritis Nursing Care Plans

4 Acute Glomerulonephritis Nursing Care Plans

Nursing care planning goals for the child with acute glomerulonephritis is directed toward the excretion of excess fluid through urination [...] Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for Acute Glomerulonephritis:
Congenital Hip Dysplasia Nursing Care Plans

4 Congenital Hip Dysplasia Nursing Care Plans

Congenital hip dysplasia (also known as developmental hip dysplasia) is related to abnormal hip development that may arise during the fetal life. The abnormalities include hip instability, preluxation, subluxation, and dislocation.
4 Acute Rheumatic Fever Nursing Care Plans

4 Acute Rheumatic Fever Nursing Care Plans

Acute rheumatic fever is an inflammatory autoimmune disease that occurs 2 to 6 weeks following an untreated or undertreated group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection. It affects the heart, joints, brain, and skin.
4 Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Nursing Care Plans

4 Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Nursing Care Plans

Nursing care planning goals for a child with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis aims to provide relief of pain, improve coping ability [...] Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA).
FT -Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Nursing Care Plans

4 Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 (Juvenile Diabetes) Nursing Care Plans

Nurses have an essential role and responsibilities when handling a client with diabetes such as providing child and family with education [..] Here are four (4) nursing care plans (NCP) for diabetes mellitus type 1.

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