Reflective Journal on Practice

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Reflective Journal on clinical practice

Event| Evidence|
On 4th June, H’stix was done to a patient.| It is my first time to perform H’stix to patient. I misunderstood that a small drop of blood was enough but it should be more for the blood glucose detector to measure.| From 5th - 7th June, Vital signs taking was done | There is a big time improvement for vital signs taking after three-day practice. The procedure of vital signs taking becomes smoother.Since the patient is an isolation case, there is another BP machine to measure BP. I did not know how to place the cuff correctly because of indistinct marking of the cuff. I should not depend on the marking but identify which part of the cuff will be inflated and place it on patient’s arm correctly.Since body of the patient is very cold. It is very hard to measure SpO2. I should warm patient’s hand in order to measure SpO2 accurately.| From 5th - 7th June, Bed making was done to patients. Cooperation and communication are important.| There is a big time improvement for bed making after three-day practice. The procedure of bed making becomes smoother. I learn that how to cooperate and communicate with my partner. When there is ink stain on bed sheets or blankets, side of ink stain should be placed downward in order to give patients and their relatives a neat and tidy impression.| From 5th - 7th June, Changing napkin was done to patients. Cooperation and communication are important.| There is a big time improvement for changing napkin after three-day practice. The procedure of changing napkin becomes smoother. I learn that how to cooperate and communicate with my partner and how to instruct patient to cooperate with us.The first time when I helped patient changing napkin, I cannot identify how to place napkin and place it wrongly. Therefore, I needed patient to move again to replace the napkin correctly. Although it does no harm to the patient, her body is weak. I should familiarize with the design...
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