• Assigning Evaluation and Management
    . A 62-year-old diabetic female presents for check-up and dressing change of wound on left foot. An examination reveals the wound is healing. The nurse applied new dressing and patient will return for a check-up in one week. Code 99212 is what I am going to use on this situation because the...
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  • Rn vs Bsn
    begin the process of discharge planning and coordination with the interdisciplinary team to provide a safe plan for this patient. Beginning with the ADN, I believe she would be successful at contacting a home health agency to provide wound care and visits for dressing changes. She would be able to...
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  • Pediatrics Case Study
    is a safe dose. 8. Later in the day when the nurse returns to re-take the temperature, the nurse notices the dad changing the wound dressing using and applying a white pasty substance to the wound which he states his mother sent him made from herbs in her garden. What are the nursing...
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  • Hcr220 Week5
    diabetic female presents for check-up and dressing change of wound on left foot. An examination reveals the wound is healing. The nurse applied new dressing and patient will return for a check-up in one week. Code: 99212 I chose this code due to it being problem-focused but yet straightforward. Due...
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  • Aed Reflection
    On the 6th day of clinical placement at the Accident & Emergency Department (AED), I was assigned to the minor operating theatre (MOT). It was busy in AED and staff was fully occupied. At around 4pm, I was designated to perform a simple laceration wound dressing for Miss Ng, a 34-year-old...
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  • Hello
    would take priority for a client who has impaired skin integrity? a. Use clean gloves for dressing changes b. Ensure the client has a balance diet c. Provide client with their own personal care items d. Avoid talking, coughing, or sneezing over the wound 8. A nurse had...
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  • Definition of Nursing
    big for either of them to care for. The regret on the daughter’s face was apparent and they were both feeling helpless. The nurse spent 2 hours educating them, cleaning the wound and dressing the wound appropriately. Before the patient and the daughter left, the nurse called the rehabilitation...
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  • Virginia Henderson, the Nursing Theorist
    important to maintain adequate oxygenation for any patient. Inadequate oxygenation can damage the body’s system organs. The nurse has the duty to maintain proper body temperature and ensure proper sleep and rest. Mr. Jones needs to have his wounds resolved. Have his dressing changes done as prescribed to...
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  • Adn vs Bsn Educational Benefits
    . You notice the abrasion continues to worsen with every dressing change. The ADN nurse just continues to treat the wound with the normal wound cleanser, triple antibiotic ointment and then applies gauze. Charts that the area remains red with a small amount of white noted. Bilateral lower extremities...
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  • Research Methods: Critics of a Qualitative and Quantitative Paper on Pressure Sore Ulcer
    hydrofiber control group were randomly allocated. The methodology of single blinding was used as participants were blinded. This could have helped to overcome potential bias as double blinding was not possible due to the fact that nurses could differentiate the two dressings in appearance. Jadad (1998...
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  • principles of personal development
    ? I received feedback from nurses on how to dress a wound in the correct manner, Before I just putting on a dressing not creaming it before. Now I know how to dress a wound, what cream to put on the wound , what kind of dressing. I also know what to look out for such as any changes with the wound,what are the correct creams to put on the wound and how to treat it after the dressing is put on. ...
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  • chero.burn.1
    . During the acute phase, the nurse applied gentamicin sulfate (topical antibiotic) to the burn before dressing the wound. The client has all the following manifestations. Which manifestation indicates that the client is having an adverse reaction to this topical agent? A. Increased wound pain 30 to...
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  • Case Study
    environment requires internal stability in order to achieve adequate balance of homeostatic level (Marieb, 2008). It is also important to observe universal precautions during his wound dressings and other care interventions at all times (Nicol, 2008). This is essential to avoid additional infections...
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  • Student
    change of wound on left foot. An examination reveals the wound is healing. The nurse applied new dressing and patient will return for a check-up in one week. 99214..nature of presenting problem..the physician performed the examination.      A mother brings in her 6-month-old male child for a...
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  • Writing in the Nursing Field
    up to interpretation. A more precise version would be: “Performed dressing change, cleaned wound with NS and gauze, applied calcium alginate, covered with ABD, secured with silk tape. Patient tolerated well.”  This revision provides a clear picture of every step of the procedure and explains use...
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  • Assigning E/M Codes
    an expanded problem-focused. So the medical decision would have been easier to make which would make it low-complexity. A 62-year-old diabetic female presents for check-up and dressing change of wound on left foot. An examination reveals the wound is healing. The nurse applied new dressing and...
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  • The Young Amputee
    "The Young Amputee" The time is 9:32 p.m. here at St. Joe Medical Center where I am a nurse assistant on the orthopedic floor. I have just been asked to assist a nurse with a dressing change. This isn't just changing a band-aid to a scratch on a knee type of dressing change. I am...
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  • Adam Nursing care study
    jaundice. The nursing team-: consisting of Clinical Nurse Manager, primary nurse, staff nurses and student nurses. The nurses take a holistic approach to caring for a patient and his family. They carry out the administering of medications, wound dressings, removal of sutures and certain other medical...
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  • Rn Caring for Patients
    liters via nc in progress. Pt ambulated to br with steady gait noted. Appetite remains poor, continues on CL diet. Wound care nurse in for ielostomy care teaching and wafer changed per WC nurse. Pt able to verbalize all needs and concerns without difficulty. 3305 Summary Pt rested in bed today...
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  • Beacon Award
    and the unit. She tracks the infection data and the charge nurse counts the number of central lines on a daily basis. We have a central line policy which includes the use of a bio patch for all central line dressing with the exception of tunneled catheters (Hickman and Groshong). The policy also...
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