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Chapter-03 Safety, Body Mechanics and Infection by Jacob Annamma, R Rekha, Tarachand Jadhav Sonali (2006) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/10140_3      

This chapter provides valuable nursing information on patient safety, body mechanics, and infection control. Techniques and procedures to move a patient up in bed, turning a patient to lateral and prone position, logrolling a patient, assisting a patient to sitting position, transferring a patient from bed to chair, transferring a patient between a bed and s... [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]

   Chapter DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11023_3      

Fifteen procedures related to safety, body mechanics and prevention of infection. Procedures included are moving, turning, positioning and rolling patient in bed, helping patient to sit up and get out of bed. Hand washing, segregation of and disposal of biomedical waste and prevention of nosocomial infections. Safety body mechanics, Prevention of infection... [More]

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Chapter-04 Care of Patients Unit by Clement I (2013) Edition : 2/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11946_4      

Care of patient unit is defined as keeping the patients unit clean, neat and tidy to provide maximum comfort to the patient and duty of the nurse is to ensure the same. Few factors which are essentials to well-being are to provide optimum environment for the patient like adequate air and light supply, freedom from disagreeable odors and noise and many more. ... [More]

   Chapter DOI:10.5005/jp/books/11109_4      

This chapter describes how a patient perceives his health pattern and manages it effectively and how best nurses can intervene in the patients habits and heath care behavior. Nursing diagnoses includes altered health maintenance, high risk for injury, altered protection, and others. Nursing actions should be well planned with a clear rationale to expect a go... [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-04 Nutrition by Jacob Annamma, R Rekha, Tarachand Jadhav Sonali (2006) Edition : 1/e
DOI:10.5005/jp/books/10140_4      

This chapter focusing on nutrition provides detailed information on procedures of serving a normal diet, feeding a helpless patient, insertion of a nasogastric tube, administration of a tube feeding, feeding through a gastrostomy/jejunostomy tube, administration of total parenteral nutrition, and performing a test feed. When serving a meal to patient, nurse ... [More]