Nursing Skills

Tracheostomy Care Nursing Procedure

Tracheostomy, a surgical procedure done to provide artificial airway, is an important avenue for both clients needing temporary and permanent ventilation assistance. It is...
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Care for Patient with Mechanical Ventilator

Patients who are critically ill and need oxygen support are usually attached to mechanical ventilator. That’s why, nurses who are in the assigned in...
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Thoracentesis Nursing Responsibilities

Every individual on Earth, regardless of race, economic status, gender or social status does the same thing every single minute to live – that...
Thoracentesis Procedure

Thoracentesis Nursing Procedure

Thoracentesis is the aspiration of fluid from the chest or pleural cavity. It is done for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes. It is therapeutic for...
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Foley Catheter Insertion Nursing Procedure

Foley catheter insertion is a basic nursing procedure which refers to the insertion of an indwelling urinary catheter into the bladder to drain urine. The...

Neurologic Vital Sign Assessment

A neurologic vital sign assessment is done in order to know the level of consciousness of the patients. By obtaining it, the nurse can...
Handwashing-technique

Hand Washing Technique: Steps to Break Away from Infection

Keeping clean and sterile is the fundamental principle for breaking the chain of infection. One of the most well-known and basic ways yet practiced...
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The Traditional VS Modern Circumcision

Whenever I see young boys at the health centers with an awkward posture, slightly bent at the waist, I would say to myself, “Yup!...
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Cricothyrotomy Procedure

Establishing a patent airway is top priority in all clients. In cases where endotracheal intubation or tracheotomy cannot be performed immediately to establish airway,...
How to give intramuscular injection

Nursing Procedure: How to Give Intramuscular Injection?

Intramuscular (IM) injection is a type of venipuncture that is given into the central area of a certain muscle to distribute medication to the...