Client ask many questions about risk of procedure
Ask surgeon to speak to the client for clarification.
Risk for complications due to interaction with anesthetic agents.
Providing informed consent to receive blood products.
Maintaining room at cool temperature with low humidity d/t
risk of fire.
Patient sm. bowel obstruction been vomiting past 24 hrs. Pain level 8 out of 10 and finding hard, distended abdomen and absent bowel sounds.
Put in NG tube
Person wearing watch under scrubs
Discontinue 48 hrs prior to surgery.
After evisceration of sterile, saline-soaked dressing
Obtain vital signs to assess for shock.
Unexpected finding of nurse caring for pt in postoperative period
Urine output of 20ml/hr.
Monitoring Anectine during surgical procedure
Administer dantrolene if nurse thinks client develops malignant hyperthermia.
Postop after surgery, NI nurse perform prevent resp. complications
Advise client to splint the surgical incision when coughing and deep breathing.
Pt has penrose drain in place.
Use sterile technique when performing dressing changes.
Jackson-Pratt drain in post-op.
empty and compress the drain reservoir as needed.
NG tube low suction following gastrectomy PCP
Client understanding of procedure undergoing moderate sedation for bronchoscopy
Expect to feel sleepy for several hours after the procedure.
Post total hip arthroplasty, increased risk for infection
Long-term use of corticosteroids.
Further teaching of client after abdominal surgery
I will remain on bed rest until my follow-up appt. with my doctor.
Preop teaching performed gastrectomy be performed in 1 week. Pt is anxious
Provide concise, factual information.
Pt. need further teaching for client having mastectomy
Wait until a week after surgery to start hand strengthening exercises.
Client discharge in PACU
Able to move all four extremities on command.
Postoperative period has PCA pump include in teaching
don't allow family members to push PCA button if you are asleep.
Potassium level 2.8
low in client risk for cardiac dysrhythmias.
Insert nasal airway
Surg. To PACU and pts tongue swollen and obstructing airway.
Assess first in PACU
Client post thoracotomy w/ chest tube 150mL of bright RBC in chamber.
First sensation to come back after anesthesia.
Reports of chest pain and SOB
PACU after total knee arthroplasty to tell PCP.
Support bony prominences with foam padding
Prevent neuromuscular comp. during surg. Procedure on a client.
Prevent thrombi in postop nurse
instruct client to perform dorsal/plantar flexion of feet every hr.
Vaginal hysterectomy 2 days ago right calf be red, edematous and warm to touch
elevate right extremity.
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