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Clinical Skills for Nurses : Student Survival Skills

By: Boyd, Claire.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Student Survival Skills: Publisher: Somerset : Wiley, 2013Description: 1 online resource (224 p.).ISBN: 9781118448755.Subject(s): Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etcGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Clinical Skills for Nurses : Student Survival SkillsDDC classification: 610.73 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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 Recording -- OXYGEN 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 CATHETERISATION -- HOW 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 Required -- Observations -- 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 CARE -- ANATOMY 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
Summary: 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 early pat
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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 Recording -- OXYGEN 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 CATHETERISATION -- HOW 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 Required -- Observations -- 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 CARE -- ANATOMY 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

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 early pat

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR<br> Claire Boyd is a Practice Development Trainer at North Bristol NHS Trust, Bristol, UK.

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