Handwashing is the act of cleaning one’s hands with the use of any liquid with or without soap for the purpose of removing dirt or microorganisms.
For most patients who cannot attain an adequate oral intake from food, oral nutritional supplements, or who cannot eat and drink safely, they may be given proper nutrition via nasogastric tube feeding.
Take a look at these tips on how to become a sharpshooter in every intravenous insertion that you make.
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.
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.
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.
Proper hair care and combing can help comfort the patient. Learn how to properly administer hair care.
Learn the concepts behind blood transfusion therapy and the nursing management and interventions before, during and after the therapy.
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 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.