• Best Practice in Wound Care
    During my placement in the community with the district nurses I had the opportunity to observe at leg ulcer clinic. At this clinic I had the opportunity to observe the dressing of a venous leg ulcer. Wound expert (2006) suggests treatment should consist of keeping the ulcer infection free, absorbi...
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  • Nurses Role and Individualised Patient Care
    The Author will describe the nurses role and discuss individualised patient care based around legal and ethical frameworks that guide and govern nurses in their roles as healthcare professionals. A five stage process to nursing care is one framework use to deliver this care and consists of assessmen...
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  • Wound Management
    Tissue Viability and Wound Management Wound types and Management According to NHS report, 1998, 'Wound care has, in the past, not been well managed because of the limited understanding of the healing process and the inadequate range of dressing materials available. Wound management has now come fu...
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  • The Principles and Practice of Moist Wound Healingg
    The Principles and Practice of Moist Wound Healing Abstract Caring for patients with wounds is commonly encountered in a nurse’s career in most health care settings, whether it is in neonatal, mental health, community, or aged care. In the past, wound dressings were created to absorb all exudate...
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  • Wound Care and Preventing Pressure Ulcer Development
    Wound Care Essay This essay will focus on a chosen client and how, as a registered nurse, evidenced based practice was implemented to prevent the development of a pressure ulcer, as indicated by National Institute of Clinical Excellence NICE (2005) and European Pressure Ulce...
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  • Wound Management
    Module Title Wound Management Module code NURS09106 Banner No B00209786 Tutor Vicky Wilson Assignment Assignment 2 Word Count 3222 Submission Date 3rd May 2011 Introduction. The following ass...
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  • Wound Care
    Case Study One Identification of the Care that Mr Jones will require in relation to the safe management and promotion of wound healing This essay will focus on the holistic care of Mr Jones, with particular attention to the management of his wound. The points that will be discussed and analysed...
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  • Differences in Competencies Between Associate Degree and Baccalaureate Degree Nurses
    Differences in Competencies Between Associate Degree and Baccalaureate Degree Nurses Nursing education can be confusing because there are so many ways to become a nurse. However, throughout history, nurse leaders have advocated the importance of higher education for nurses. But as nursing shortage...
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  • Duties and Responsibilities of or Nurses
    TITLE : DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE SCRUB NURSE DEFINITION : A staff nurse assigned in the OR who works directly with the surgeon within the sterile field, passing instruments, sponges and other items needed during the procedure. POLICY GUIDELINES: I. PREOPERATIVE PHASE...
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  • Wound Care
    Wound care (Pressure Ulcer) Descriptions During community placement, my mentor and I visited M (patient), a 75years old lady, who was presented with a Pressure Ulcer, on the heel of her right leg. On arrival, my mentor asked me to manage M’s wound. However, I have observed and participate in c...
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  • Financial Aspects of Wound Care
    Financial Aspects in Wound Care Financial Aspects in Wound Care Wounds in nursing homes are extremely expensive. Wounds can affect the quality of life for a patient and the bottom line of a nursing home. In order to decrease costs and increase quality of life it is necessary to treat wounds e...
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  • Acute Wound Care
    Introduction: James is a healthy 32 year old gentleman, who is active and cognitively intact the latter contributes to his ability to manage this therapy at home. James along with professional support will monitor his wound care to achieve a healed wound. The immediate benefits of this choi...
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