FIFTH DAY ON ADMISSION TO SIXTH DAY ON ADMISSION

By | July 14, 2021

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 made any complains and the Doctor declared her fit and that she was due for possible discharge the following day. Routine nursing care was carried out for the rest of the day. During visiting hours, patient’s relatives were informed about the possible discharge the following day.

Vital signs checked within the day ranged as follows:

Temperature                       –      36.2-36.9 Degree Celsius

Pulse                                   –      76-80 beats per minute

Respiration                          –      20-22 cycle per minute

Blood Pressure                     –      120/80-130/80 millilitres of mercury

SIXTH DAY ON ADMISSION (13TH NOVEMBER, 2019)

Patient woke up at 5:30 and her condition had improved tremendously. She looked cheerful and had a sound sleep over the night as verbalized by her. Routine personal hygiene was maintained. Her prescribed medications were served and documented. She ate porridge and bread for breakfast. Vital signs checked ranged between;

Temperature                       –      36.2-36.5 Degree Celsius

Pulse                                   –      78-80 beats per minute

Respiration                          –      20-22 cycle per minute

Blood Pressure                     –      120/80-130/80 millilitres of mercury

 

She was reviewed and discharged on this day and was asked to come on review on the Wednesday 20th of November, 2019.

Madam R.A and her daughter were informed about her discharge from the hospital and the shift in-charge assessed her bill, after the folder was sent to the account office for payment of hospital bills to be done. Patient was insured under the National Health Insurance Scheme hence they did not pay much money.

During the discharge procedure, patient was given education on drug regimen (Omeprazole, Clarithromycin, Amoxicillin, Metoclopramide).  Previous education on Peptic Ulcer Disease was emphasized. Patient was to come for review on 20/11/19 and report any identified problems even before date for review were made known to her. The importance of review was emphasized. The desired and adverse effects of drugs were also emphasized. They were assisted to pack her belongings. They thanked the health care givers on the ward and left for home. Before departure, she and family were once again reminded to honour the date of review.

 

FIFTH DAY ON ADMISSION TO SIXTH DAY ON ADMISSION

Madam R. A’s particulars were entered into the discharge column of the daily ward state and discharged from the admission and discharge book. Her bed linen was removed and the bed was decontaminated with 0.5% chlorine solution.

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