Nursing Procedure

RESTRAINTS

RESTRAINTS – Purposes and Types of Restraints (CHILD HEALTH NURSING) Restraints are used to restrict the movements of the sick baby in the bed. The restraints should select the appropriate, safe and comfortable one. However, the use of restraints should be restricted to the minimum  PURPOSES Children may need to be restrained for some diagnostic …

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PHYSICAL EXAMINATION

PHYSICAL EXAMINATION – Purpose of Physical Examination, Techniques of Physical Examination, Guidelines of Physical Examination, Equipment Needed and Measuring of Vital Signs in Children (CHILD HEALTH NURSING) Physical examination is a skill used by nurses to examine and monitor sick children, undertake diagnostic investigation and provide therapeutic interventions PURPOSE OF EXAMINATION To differentiate normal from …

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INTEGRATED CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

INTEGRATED CHILD DEVELOPMENT SERVICES (CHILD HEALTH NURSING) – Introduction, ICDS Package Services, Impact of ICDS program (CHILD HEALTH NURSING) INTRODUCTION Integrated child development services (ICDS) was initiated by Government of India, in the Ministry of Social and Women’s Welfare in 1975 The rural and urban project has a population of 100,000 and a tribal project …

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INFANT CARE

INFANT CARE – Physiological Developments and Role of Nurse in Infant Care (CHILD HEALTH NURSING) Infant growth and development is rapid and enables maturation to unfold in a relatively short time. Health status is based on the infant’s ability to adapt to these rapid changes. As healthcare providers, the nurse must have an understanding of …

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GROWTH CHART

GROWTH CHART – Uses of Growth Chart, Alternative Methods of Growth Monitoring and Child Health Problems (CHILD HEALTH NURSING) The growth chart or ‘road to health chart first designed by David Morley and later modified by WHO. It is visible display of the child’s physical growth and development. It is designed primarily for the longitudinal …

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CHILD SURVIVAL AND SAFE MOTHERHOOD PROGRAM

CHILD SURVIVAL AND SAFE MOTHERHOOD PROGRAM (CSSM) (CHILD HEALTH NURSING) INTRODUCTION CSSM program launched on 20th August 1992 CSSM program is directed at achieving 9 of the 17 goals of National Health Policy (1983) which are related to maternal and child health OBJECTIVES OF CSSM Giving strength to universal immunization program Giving continual ORT to …

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BABY-FRIENDLY HOSPITAL

BABY-FRIENDLY HOSPITAL – Introduction, Steps in Global BFHI, Objectives of BFHI, Guidelines for Successful Lactation and International Act (CHILD HEALTH NURSING) INTRODUCTION Baby-friendly hospital is a movement under which breastfeeding is protected and encouraged Baby-friendly hospital initiative (BFHI) was launched in 1922 as part of the Innocenti Declaration on promotion, protection and support of breastfeeding …

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ULTRASOUND IN OBSTETRICS

ULTRASOUND IN OBSTETRICS – ULTRASOUND WORKING, USE OF ULTRASOUND IN OBSTETRICS, TRANSVAGINAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY, DOPPLER ULTRASOUND AND MIDWIFE’S RESPONSIBILITY REGARDING PRENATAL SCREENING (Maternal and Child Health Nursing) The ultrasound is a sound wave beyond the audible range of frequency greater than 2 MHz cycles per second). The commonly used frequency range in obstetrics is 3.5-5 MHz.  …

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