FIFTH DAY ON ADMISSION TO SIXTH DAY ON ADMISSION

FIFTH DAY ON ADMISSION (12TH NOVEMBER, 2019) On the fifth day of admission, she looked better and had a cheerful facial expression. She carried out her daily personal hygiene activities. Her breakfast was served and her medications were administered. She was made comfortable in bed waiting for ward rounds. On ward rounds, she did not… Read More »

CHAPTER THREE: PLANNING FOR CLIENT AND FAMILY CARE

CHAPTER THREE PLANNING FOR CLIENT AND FAMILY CARE Planning is the next step in the nursing process after nursing diagnosis has been established. This is where the nurse formulates the nursing strategies or interventions required to prevent, reduce or eliminate the patient’s health problem gathered during analysis. The planning phase of the nursing process includes;… Read More »

CHAPTER TWO: HEALTH PROBLEMS AND NURSING DIAGNOSIS

CHAPTER TWO ANALYSIS OF DATA The analysis is the second step in the nursing process. This is the systematic organization of data that has been given by the client and family to help the nurse identify problems and come out with nursing interventions. This analysis includes a comparison of data with standards. The factors contributing… Read More »

CHAPTER ONE: NUTRITION AND HEALTH EDUCATION

NUTRITION Prescribed intravenous infusions are monitored to ensure that it is dripping at the prescribed rate. This helps provide calories for the patient and also rehydrates her. As the condition improves light nourishing balanced diet is given to provide energy and improve client’s immunity. Client is involved in planning her meal. Meals are served attractively… Read More »

THE DIFFERENCES AND SIMILARITES BETWEEN GASTRIC AND DUODENAL ULCERS

TABLE 1:THE DIFFERENCES AND SIMILARITES BETWEEN GASTRIC AND DUODENAL ULCERS GASTRIC ULCER DUODENAL ULCER 2.      Pain occurs half to an hour after meal 2.      Pain occurs two to three hours after meal 3.      Food increases the pain 3.      Food relieves the pain 4.      Pain do not often occur in sleep 4.      Pain awakes client from… Read More »

PATIENT’S LIFESTYLE AND HOBBIES LEARNING

PATIENT’S LIFESTYLE AND HOBBIES Madam R.A wakes up at 4:30am in the morning and retires to bed at about 9:00pm. She brushes her teeth and takes her bath with warm water. Afterwards, she takes her breakfast and goes to the farm. She comes back at about 1:00pm to prepare lunch, she sometimes carries lunch along… Read More »

CHAPTER ONE: ASSESSMENT OF PATIENT AND FAMILY

CHAPTER ONE ASSESSMENT OF PATIENT AND FAMILY It involves the collection of data about the patient and her family’s health which forms the identification of patient’s problems. It is the systematic collection of client data pertaining to the individual’s health status, abilities and preferences for care and treatment. This chapter will discuss among others; patient’s… Read More »