Nursing Interventions

NIH Stroke Scale

A stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when blood supply to a certain part of the brain is disrupted due to a blockage or rupture in any of the brain’s arteries. Interruption in blood flow causes an interruption in the supply of oxygen and nutrients to the pertinent brain area. Early intervention plays a …

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Vital Signs Assessment

What are Vital Signs? Vital signs are measurements of the body to check your body’s basic functions. You might be thinking, why do we call them “vital signs,” right? This is because accessing vital signs is the first critical step used to assess patients. If you’ve been to an emergency department, you have definitely seen …

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8 Rights of Medication Administration

Medication administration is one of the crucial responsibilities that a nurse has to fulfill. A nurse should be mindful of the 8 medication rights (previously 5) while administering medication to the patient. Following the 8 rights of medication administration leads to patient safety and patient safety is a nurse’s highest priority. This article discusses the …

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What is C-I CARE?

Healthcare professionals have a duty to provide the best possible care to their patients. Therefore, they must ensure patient satisfaction with the quality of care they provide. To give the best possible care, nurses and healthcare providers should be able to build a therapeutic relationship with their clients. Communication plays a significant role in building …

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Medication Administration Routes

Administering medications is one of the most important parts of nursing care. As you know, Right Route is one of the most important rights of medication administration among other medication rights. When administering medications, it is important to assess whether your intervention is beneficial to your patient or not and monitor for any potential side …

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Hypertension – Med Surg Interventions

Hypertension is a chronic disease that is usually related to hereditary and lifestyle factors. According to the American Heart Association, it happens when the systolic and the diastolic pressures are equal to or greater than 130/80 mmHg. However, in the hospital setting, the acceptable range (requiring no immediate intervention) may be higher than that. In …

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