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Chapter-01 Health Assessment by Jacob Annamma, R Rekha, Tarachand Jadhav Sonali (2015) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12418_2      

This chapter contains twenty six basic nursing procedures which are checking of vital signs, collecting and/or testing of samples of body fluids, secretions and discharges and self-examination of body organs that aid in early identification of disease conditions. Procedures of vital signs checking include body temperature, pulse rate, respiration rate and bl... [More]

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Chapter-02 Client Care: Hygiene and Comfort by Jacob Annamma, R Rekha, Tarachand Jadhav Sonali (2015) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12418_3      

Twenty five procedures are included in this chapter. Admission, transfer and discharge of patients, preparation of different types of beds for promotion of comfort and procedures for meeting hygiene and safety needs of patients during their hospital stay are explained. Admission of a patient in hospital refers to receiving him or her to stay in the hospital ... [More]

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Chapter-03 Safety, Body Mechanics and Prevention of Infection by Jacob Annamma, R Rekha, Tarachand Jadhav Sonali (2015) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12418_4      

This chapter contains principles of body mechanics, policies and procedures for segregation and disposal of biomedical waste, disinfection of blood and body fluids, prevention of nosocomial infections and procedures of moving patients in and out of bed. Body mechanics is the efficient use of body as a machine and as a means of locomotion. Logrolling is a tec... [More]

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Chapter-04 Nutrition by Jacob Annamma, R Rekha, Tarachand Jadhav Sonali (2015) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12418_5      

Seven procedures related to meeting the nutritional needs of patients such as different types of feeding, total parenteral nutrition and test feeding are included in fourth chapter. Nasogastric tube is a small-bore tube of size 8-12 Fr. that can be inserted through nasopharynx into the stomach. Purposes of NG tube placed in stomach include decompression, lav... [More]

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Chapter-05 Elimination by Jacob Annamma, R Rekha, Tarachand Jadhav Sonali (2015) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12418_6      

Assisting with and promoting elimination needs of patients are outlined in eleven procedures. Condom and urinary catheter applications, bladder drainage, irrigation, enemas, colonic and colostomy irrigation are the procedures included. A condom catheter is a thin sheath that can be applied to penis for drainage of urine in incontinent male patients. Urinary ... [More]

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Chapter-06 Oxygenation by Jacob Annamma, R Rekha, Tarachand Jadhav Sonali (2015) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12418_7      

Different methods of administering oxygen, measuring oxygen saturation, use of postural drainage, incentive spirometer, chest physiotherapy and nebulization therapy are the procedures included in this chapter. Oxygen administration in low concentration is achieved through cannula method. Oxygen cannula is a plastic device with two protruding prongs for inser... [More]

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Chapter-07 Circulation and Fluid Electrolyte Balance by Jacob Annamma, R Rekha, Tarachand Jadhav Sonali (2015) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12418_8      

In 5 procedures included in this chapter various procedures of starting, maintaining and discontinuing intravenous infusion and blood transfusion are explained. Venipuncture is the process of puncturing a vein with a needle, using aseptic technique. Purposes of venipuncture are to draw blood specimen, and to administer fluids, medications, blood and blood pr... [More]

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Chapter-08 Medication Administration by Jacob Annamma, R Rekha, Tarachand Jadhav Sonali (2015) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12418_9      

Related to administration of medication, 15 procedures are detailed here covering methods of administration through different routes, and the policies related to drug administration. Oral administration includes medications given by month, in buccal space (cheek) and under tongue (sublingual). Oral medications have systemic effect in the body or local effect... [More]

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Chapter-09 Immobilization and Support by Jacob Annamma, R Rekha, Tarachand Jadhav Sonali (2015) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12418_10      

This chapter has nursing procedures performed for patients who have problems with mobilization of body or body parts. Application of splints, slings, traction and Plaster of Paris for immobilization of limbs and assisting with walker and crutch walking are included. Splints are immobilizing devices used for supporting or securing specific parts of body. Slin... [More]

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Chapter-10 Skin Integrity and Wound Care by Jacob Annamma, R Rekha, Tarachand Jadhav Sonali (2015) Edition : 3/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/12418_11      

The procedures in this chapter present the details of wound dressing; burn wound care, removal of sutures and staples and performance of wound irrigation. Dressing a wound involves cleansing it and applying sterile, protective covering using aseptic technique. For dressing a burn wound, it is cleansed with sterile normal saline for removal of exudates before... [More]