Nursing Procedure

TEMPERATURE & THERMOMETER

TEMPERATURE & THERMOMETER Temperature is a measurement of heat expressed in degrees. Body temperature may be defined as the degree of heat maintained by the body Temperature means the degree of warmth or balance maintained between the heat produced (thermogenesis) and heat lost (thermolysis) in the body Temperature is defined as measuring/monitoring patient’s body temperature …

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RECTAL TEMPERATURE

RECTAL TEMPERATURE         Rectal temperature measurement is a technique used to measure body temperature by placing a thermometer in the rectum. Purpose To determine body temperature mainly for infants, young children, adult unconscious patients and postoperative patients To aid in making diagnosis Indication Unconscious patients Neonates Malignant – hyperthermia General Instructions Position the patient on …

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PULSE

PULSE Pulse is the wave of expansion and recoil occurring in an artery is response to the pumping action of the heart Pulse is the heart beat, conveniently felt at the wrist and at any point where an artery passes superficially over the bone Pulse is defined ad checking rate, rhythm and volume of throbbing …

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RESPIRATION

RESPIRATION Respiration monitoring is an involuntary process of inspiration (inhalation), expiration (exhalation) in a patient Respiration is the act of breathing in and breathing out. It includes inspiration and expiration. The exchange of gases between the blood and lungs is called external or pulmonary respiration. The exchange of gases between the blood and cell is …

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PAIN

PAIN Pain is often considered a fifth vital sign, assessed along with temperature, pulse, respiration, and blood pressure. Pain can affect patient’s physical, emotional, and mental well-being. It must be managed immediately and effectively so that they can perform daily activities Pain can be acute or chronic. Acute pain is often severe with a rapid …

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MECHANICAL VENTILATION

MECHANICAL VENTILATION – Definition, Purpose, Indications for Ventilatory Support, Equipment, Positive Pressure Ventilation, Types of Positive Pressure Ventilators, Pressure Cycled, Modes of Mechanical Ventilation, Uses of IMV, Synchronized Intermittent Mandatory Ventilation (SIMV), Special Positive Pressure Ventilation Technique, Newer Modes of Mechanical Ventilation, Pressure Support Ventilation, High Frequency Ventilation and Procedure Mechanical ventilation has been used …

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