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Nursing Procedures and Skills

Step-by-step guides on how to perform the common nursing procedures and skills needed.

Intravenous (IV) Therapy Technique

Intravenous (IV) Therapy Technique

Intravenous (IV) therapy is the giving of liquid substances directly into a vein, learn how to insert an IV catheter and the concepts behind it.
Tracheostomy-Nursing-Care-Management

Tracheostomy

A tracheostomy is an opening into the trachea through the neck just below the larynx through which an indwelling tube is placed and thus an artificial airway is created.
Specimen-Collection

Nurses’ Guide to Specimen Collection, Preparation, and Handling Procedures

One of the many responsibilities assigned to us, as nurses, is to collect and label specimen for analysis and to ensure their delivery to the lab. And knowing the proper way of gathering specimen is necessary for self-protection and to prevent the spread of disease.
Hair-Care

Hair Care & Combing

Proper hair care and combing can help comfort the patient. Learn how to properly administer hair care.
Blood-Transfusion-Therapy-&-Nursing-Management

Blood Transfusion Therapy

Learn the concepts behind blood transfusion therapy and the nursing management and interventions before, during and after the therapy.
Back-Care-&-Massage

Providing Back Care & Massage

Another way of providing relaxation to patients is by initiating back care and giving them a massage. Learn on how you can be a pro-masseur and a nurse at the same time.
Evening Care

Providing Evening Care to Patients

Evening care to patients is a way to refresh and prepare them for sleep. This also promotes relaxation on the patient. Learn on how to provide evening care to patients.
Moving-Patients

Moving Patients from Bed to Chair or Wheelchair

Learn the proper way on how to move patients on bed to a chair or wheelchair.
Cleaning-Bedpans-and-Urinals

Cleaning Bedpans and Urinals

What is the correct way to clean bedpans and urinals? Learn the process here.
Changing-Hospital-Gown

How to Change a Hospital Gown for Patients with IV Line

Changing a patient's hospital gown is needed to maintain their cleanliness and the feeling of freshness. But how can you change into a new one with an intravenous infusion line attached? Just follow the steps below and you can be a pro in changing hospital gowns for patients with IV line.

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