Discharge Instructions For Stroke Patients Essays and Term Papers

  • Stroke patients

     Stroke and It’s Causes A stroke, also known as the sudden loss of brain function, is a medical condition that affects the brain. A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is interrupted or severely reduced, depriving the brain tissues of oxygen. Within minutes, the cells...

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  • Health Teaching for Patients with Stroke

    community health." INTRODUCTION I have greeted the patient and relative and assist them to their need. I have started to introduce myself by telling my name and my role as an emergency room and neuro nurse. I have told the relative and patient that I will be their nurse until I have transferred them...

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  • Reflection on Commnication Stroke Patient

    of communication, the use of non-verbal and verbal communication skills, the barriers that affected communication with the patient and how these were overcome to return the patients autonomy. Driscoll’s (2000) identifies three processes when a nurse reflects on practice. They are: ‘What’ (returning to...

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  • The Management of Dysphagia in Stroke Patients

    dysphagia in stroke patients whether in long term or acute care is an important care delivery that nurses must pay close attention to. Nurses must take the time to assess stroke patients for dysphagia in order to prevent or reduce the risk of nutritional and hydration deficiency. Stroke occurs when there...

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  • Stroke patient and the motor pathways involved.

    A patient suffers a cerebral vascular accident (stroke) which damages part of his primary motor cortex leaving his left leg paralysed. A second patient suffers an automobile accident in which his left sciatic nerve is severed, paralysing his leg. Describe and contrast the effects on the leg muscles...

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  • An Example of a Discharge Teaching Plan for a Psychiatric Patient.

    Discharge Teaching Plan Patient History Patient is a white female admitted with Mood Disorder NOS and R/O Bipolar Disorder. She has a strong family history—mother is positive for Bipolar Disorder and Anxiety Disorder and has attempted suicide 3X since January. Her uncle is positive for Personality...

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  • Tracheostomy Care for Patients and Family Upon Home Discharge

    Teaching Plan: Tracheostomy Care for Patients and Family upon Home Discharge Patients who undergo a tracheostomy and their family must demonstrate understanding and performance of the following objectives: 1. The anatomical changes related to the procedure. 2. Management of a tracheostomy. 3...

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  • Perception on Quality of Life of the Family Members with Stroke Patient

    SIGNIFICANT OTHERS PERCEPTION OF QUALITY OF LIFE AFTER STROKE CHAPTER 1 THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND Introduction A stroke is caused by the interruption of the blood supply to the brain, usually because a blood vessel bursts or is blocked by a clot, as define by World...

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  • Stroke Rehabilitation in a Patient with Cerebellar Cognitive Affective Syndrome

    Brain Injury, July 2007; 21(8): 877–883 CASE REPORT Stroke rehabilitation in a patient with cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome SHINICHIRO MAESHIMA & AIKO OSAWA Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School, Kawasaki Hospital, Japan Brain Inj Downloaded from informahealthcare...

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  • Discharge Plan for Patient Who Underwent Total Hip Replacement

    Discharge Plan for Patient who underwent Total Hip Replacement (THR) 05/05/2012 GNT1 Task2 Abstract This paper focuses on the discharge plan for patient who underwent the Total Hip Replacement (THR). The nurse, as a case manager, works with the multidisciplinary team to determine...

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  • Patient Name: Adela Torres discharge summary case 4

    DISCHARGE SUMMARY Patient Name: Adela Torres Patient ID: 132463 Date of Admission: 6/22/---- Date of Discharge: 6/25/---- Admitting Physician: Leon Medina, MD, Internal Medicine Consultations: Sachi Kato, MD, Dermatology Procedures Performed: Intravenous Hydration. ...

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  • Discharge

    The Department of Health (2010) declares that nurses must learn to act as patient advocates during discharge planning. I agree with Tejal Patel that Mrs Brown's temperature must be within the normal range before she can be discharged. The nurse must obtain a prescription from the GP to administer anti-pyretics...

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  • discharge

    DISCHARGE SUMMARY Patient Name: Benjamin Engelhart Patient ID: 112592 DOB: 10/05/1967 Age: 46 Sex: M Date of Admission: 11/14/2013 Date of Discharge: 11/17/2013 Admitting Physician: Bernard Kester, MD General Surgery Consultations: Procedures Performed: Laparoscopic Appendectomy...

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  • Discharge

    A. Discharge Planning Discharge Plan 1. Medication to be taken at home * Instruct the patient that the right duration and dosage of the prescribed medication should be taken for his optimal recovery. * Take the medication until the condition is stable or ordered by the physician. ...

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  • stroke

    A stroke is caused by a blood clot forms in an artery, stopping the blood flow from the heart to the brain. When this happens , the brain cells start to die and then brain damage occurs. Anybody can experience a stroke. It doesn’t matter you age, gender, ethnicity, or height. But there are two types...

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  • discharge

    Chapter 22 Performance and Discharge Laura Westensee Edited by Nikki Meltabarger I. Conditions in Contracts Under Common Law, a contract is an agreement involving a promise or set of promises enforceable by law. The Uniform Commercial Code uses this same definition of contract, but in a more...

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  • Stroke

    Stroke Name Herzing University Stroke Sensory perception is the way our body receives stimulus, that stimulus then creates a nerve impulse, and that nerve impulse is sent to a part of the brain to interpret that information. We use our nose, mouth, ears, eyes, and touch, to see the experience...

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  • Stroke

    Broughton Mrs. Stein-Savelski ENG 101-03 April 1, 2013 Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke What are the signs and symptoms of a stroke? That is a question that I never really cared about until recently. My grandmother had a stroke back in November 2012 and it was the most terrifying situation that I have ever...

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  • stroke

    A stroke occurs when a vessel that supplies the brain with blood and oxygen becomes blocked, causing brain cells to become damaged or die. The type and severity of symptoms depend on the extent of the damage and what specific areas of the brain are affected.Stroke survivors can be left with permanent...

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  • stroke

     Introduction Stroke is a is a medical emergency and can cause permanent neurological damage and death.Risk factors for stroke include old age, high blood pressure, previous stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), diabetes, high cholesterol, tobacco smoking and atrial fibrillation.1 High blood...

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