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Fundamentals - Practice & Skills, part 29: Perioperative Nursing Care

Fundamentals - Practice & Skills, part 29: Perioperative Nursing Care

by Meris Shuwarger BSN, RN, CEN, TCRN 1 Comment

The essential points of perioperative (preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative) nursing c...
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Fundamentals - Practice & Skills, part 28: Chest Tubes, Artificial Airways, Tracheostomy Care, Home Oxygen Safety

Fundamentals - Practice & Skills, part 28: Chest Tubes, Artificial Airways, Tracheostomy Care, Home Oxygen Safety

by Meris Shuwarger BSN, RN, CEN, TCRN

The basics of chest tubes, artificial airways, tracheostomy care, and home oxygen safety.
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Fundamentals - Practice & Skills, part 27: Oxygen Delivery Devices, Oxygenation Interventions, and Suctioning

Fundamentals - Practice & Skills, part 27: Oxygen Delivery Devices, Oxygenation Interventions, and Suctioning

by Meris Shuwarger BSN, RN, CEN, TCRN 1 Comment

Oxygen delivery devices (nasal cannula, non-rebreather, venturi device), therapeutic oxygenation ...
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Nursing Tips: Fundamentals

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A patient asked to do a 24-hour urine collection should be taught to discard the first void and then collect all urine voided over the following 24 hours.

24-Hour Urine Collection

by Cathy Parkes June 16, 2022

A patient on a clear liquid diet may have items that are transparent and liquid at room temperature (e.g., water, clear sodas, pulp-free juices, popsicles, jello, black coffee, clear broth).

Clear Liquid Diets

by Cathy Parkes June 09, 2022

Discharge planning for a patient starts at admission. Other important admission tasks include confirming the patient's code status, identifying allergies, assessing fall risk, and assessing for swallowing issues.

Admission Tasks

by Cathy Parkes May 16, 2022

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