Category Archives: Health

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 »

PROJECT WORK: INTRODUCTION TO PEPTIC ULCER

PREFACE The Patient and Family Care Study is a detailed report on the comprehensive nursing care rendered to a particular patient/family within a specific period. The study is based on the nursing process which is a specific problem-solving approach involving five (5) steps, namely; Assessment, Diagnosis, Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation. The Care Study offers the… Read More »