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The Function of the Practical Nurse during the Physical Examination

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    Karlo S.
    PK
    Karlo S.

    In which part of the body do you normally start the physical examination?

    Michelle S.
    US
    Michelle S.

    Wash hands have the patients chart available the physician needs to know the information that has already been obtained via the nursing observations and lab reports measure the patients vital signes as follows temperature pulse respiration blood pressure height and weight wear gloves in the patient has a draining wound is bleeding is vomiting or has an infection ask the patient to void into a urine specimen cup in order to empty the bladder and save the urine specimen for urinalysis if a male is examinig a femal patient or vice versa stay in the room to protect the patient the health care provider and the hospital or clinic call the physicians attention to any abnormal lab valves do this away from the patient

    Michelle S.
    US
    Michelle S.

    You should know the basics of the examination in order to have the appropriate equipment and supplies on hand and so that you may place the patient in the proper position and drape him correctly

    OKELLO D.
    UG
    OKELLO D.

    Wash hands have the patients chart available the physician needs to know the information that has already been obtained via the nursing observations and lab reports measure the patients vital signes as follows temperature pulse respiration blood pressure height and weight wear gloves in the patient has a draining wound is bleeding is vomiting or has an infection ask the patient to void into a urine specimen cup in order to empty the bladder and save the urine specimen for urinalysis if a male is examinig a femal patient or vice versa stay in the room to protect the patient the health care provider and the hospital or clinic call the physicians attention to any abnormal lab valves do this away from the patient

    OKELLO D.
    UG
    OKELLO D.

    In which part of the body do you normally start the physical examination?

    VICKI M.
    US
    VICKI M.

    being organized can decrease much help the stress level

    VICKI M.
    US
    VICKI M.

    none

    Franklin A.
    GH
    Franklin A.

    During physical examination, and having the patient to empty the bladder, how does staying in the room protect the patient, the health care provider, the hospital or the clinic?

    Lizzy Masiwa J.
    IE
    Lizzy Masiwa J.

    Physical examination Is very important sothat one can determine the health of his or her client therefore be able to report to nurse in charge or physician so that the patient is diagnosed correctly and treated so as to improve their health.

    Sonia S.
    CD
    Sonia S.

    What is the universal respiration ratio?

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