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Neck, Thorax and Lung Assessment

PHYSICAL EXAMINATION OF NECKANATOMY OF NECK·         It includes muscles, lymph nodes, trachea, thyroid gland, carotid arteries and jugular veins.·         Sternocleidomastoid ...

Assessment of Nose and sinuses

Assessment of Nose and sinusesEquipment's required:·         flashlight·         nasal speculum ·         penlight ·         glovesAssessment of the nose includes inspection and palpation ...

Assessment of ear

Assessment of earHistory:Family history of hearing problems or loss Presence of any ear problemsMedication history especially if there are complaints ...

Head and Eye assessment

The head Assessment Examines skull, face, eyes, ears, nose sinuses, mouth and pharynx. Techniques used are – inspection, palpation Procedure: ...

Examination of the integumentary system

Physical examinationGeneral   survey·         Observationof the client's general appearance, walking gait·         Measurementof vital signs, height, and weight·         Client’s body build, posture·         ...

Principles of Physical Examination

PRINCIPLES OF THE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION·         Compare both sides of body for symmetry·         First assess the system which is at risk ...

Health assessment

Health assessmentComponents1)      Nursing health history2)      Physical examinationPurposes of health assessment:·         To plan strategies, to encourage continuation of healthy pattern, to ...

Nursing Mnemonics Collection Part -8

Mental retardation: nursing care plan—\"three Rs\"Regularity (provide routine and structure)Reward (positive reinforcement)Redundancy (repeat)Myocardial infarction: treatment—\"M2 ONA\"MONA greets every M.I.:Monitor/MorphineOxygenNitroglycerinAspirinNewborn assessment ...

Nursing Mnemonics Collection Part -7

Episiotomy assessment—\"REEDA\"RednessEdemaEcchymosisDischargeApproximation of skinEye medicationsMydriatic = dilated pupilsMiotic = tiny (constricted) pupilsHypertension: complications—\"four Cs\"CAD (coronary artery disease)CHF (congestive heart failure)CRF ...

Nursing Mnemonics Collection Part -6

Coma: causes—\"A2-E3-I-O-U T2 IPS2Alcohol, Acidosis (hyperglycemic coma)Epilepsy (also Electrolyte abnormality, Endocrine problem)Insulin (hypoglycemic shock)Overdose (or poisoning)Uremia and other renal problemsTrauma; ...

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