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Clinical Skills for Nurses : Student Survival Skills.

Author: Claire Boyd
Publisher: New York : Wiley, 2013.
Series: Student Survival Skills.
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Specifically designed for student nurses, Clinical Skills for Nurses provides a handy, portable introduction to both the knowledge and practical procedures that first year nursing students require. Giving you the knowledge behind the skill, this book will boost your confidence and competence for your clinical placements and time in the clinical skills lab. Clinical Skills for Nurses covers the skills and procedures  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Boyd, Claire.
Clinical Skills for Nurses : Student Survival Skills.
New York : Wiley, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Boyd
ISBN: 9781118448755 1118448758
OCLC Number: 829459890
Notes: Faecal occult blood test.
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages).
Contents: CLINICAL SKILLS FOR NURSES; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 PERFORMING OBSERVATIONS; CONSENT; OBSERVATION CHARTS; BODY TEMPERATURE; Body Temperature Physiology; Procedure to Obtain the Temperature Using a Tympanic Membrane Thermometer; Documenting a Temperature Reading on an Observation Chart; BLOOD PRESSURE; Blood pressure equipment; Procedure to Obtain Blood Pressure Using an Aneroid Sphygmomanometer and Stethoscope; HEART RATE; Procedure to Obtain a Pulse Reading; RESPIRATIONS; Procedure to Obtain a Reading for Respiratory Rate; NEUROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. Procedure for Obtaining an AVPU RecordingOXYGEN SATURATION; TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE; Chapter 2 MALE URETHRAL CATHETERISATION; POLICIES AND PROCEDURES; WHY IS URINARY CATHETERISATION PERFORMED?; Drainage; Investigation; Instillation; FLUID OUTPUT; HIGH-RISK PROCEDURE; PERSONAL CARE AND THE NEED FOR STRICT ASEPSIS; ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY; The Prostate; CATHETERISATION; EXCLUSION CRITERIA FOR URETHRAL CATHETERISATION; CATHETER MATERIAL AND SELECTION; CATHETER LENGTH AND DESIGN; REMOVING THE CATHETER; DRAINAGE BAGS AND SECURING DEVICES; Latex; Lubrication; Antibiotic cover. PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH CATHETERISATIONHOW TO TAKE A CATHETER SAMPLE OF URINE; EMPTYING A DRAINAGE BAG; PROCEDURE FOR MALE URETHRAL CATHETERISATION; TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE; Chapter 3 FEMALE URETHRAL CATHETERISATION; WHY IS URINARY CATHETERISATION PERFORMED?; ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY; Pelvic Floor; FLUID BALANCE; PERSONAL CARE; PROCEDURE FOR FEMALE URETHRAL CATHETERISATION; TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE; Chapter 4 BOWEL CARE; ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE BOWELS; ASSESSMENT; THE BRISTOL STOOL CHART; MEDICATION REVIEW; BOWEL CARE MANAGEMENT; EXCLUSIONS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS; RISK ASSESSMENT. Circumstances When Extra Care is RequiredObservations; DIGITAL RECTAL EXAMINATION (DRE); ADMINISTRATION OF ENEMAS AND/OR SUPPOSITORIES; DIGITAL REMOVAL OF FAECES (DRF) IN ADULTS; DIGITAL RECTAL STIMULATION (DRS); AUTONOMIC DYSREFLEXIA; Signs and Symptoms of Autonomic Dysreflexia; Treatment of Autonomic Dysreflexia; THE PROCEDURES: STEP BY STEP; Procedural Steps for Digital Rectal Examination; Procedural Steps for Administration of Enemas and Suppositories; Procedural Steps for Digital Removal of Faeces; Procedural Steps for Digital Rectal Stimulation; TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE. Chapter 5 TRACHEOSTOMY CAREANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY; TRACHEOSTOMY TUBES; Cuffed Tracheostomy Tube; Un-cuffed Fenestrated Tracheostomy Tube; Adjustable-Flange Tracheostomy Tube; Cricothyroidotomy or Mini-Tracheostomy Tube; Inner Cannula; SUCTIONING TECHNIQUE; Equipment; Suction Catheter Size and Suction Pressure; Procedure; CUFF PRESSURE MONITORING; PROCEDURE FOR CLEANING ANDDRESSING THE TRACHEOSTOMYSTOMA SITE; Guidelines for Cleaning and Dressing theTracheostomy Stoma Site; TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE; Chapter 6 POINT-OF-CARETRAINING; URINALYSIS; The Sample; The Test; What does it all mean?
Series Title: Student Survival Skills.

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Specifically designed for student nurses, Clinical Skills for Nurses provides a handy, portable introduction to both the knowledge and practical procedures that first year nursing students require. Giving you the knowledge behind the skill, this book will boost your confidence and competence for your clinical placements and time in the clinical skills lab. Clinical Skills for Nurses covers the skills and procedures used most frequently in clinical practice, and includes Point of Care training; blood transfusion and tracheotomy care; continence and bowel care; and.

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