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Time- limit amount of exposure Distance - don't stand close to pt shielding- use lead shields during procedures
Collaborative Nursing Action
Involves several aspects of nursing. Ex. pt discharged to a nursing home with oxygen and a walker.- involves Dr, PT, Resp, Social worker.
evidence based practice
using findings from research, quality improvement and pt assessments in combination with clinical expertise and pt preferences, values in clinical decision making
SOLER ( for communicating with patients)
S-Sit quietly facing pt O-open posture (no crossed arms) L-Lean forward toward them E- eye contact R- relax
Chx: of pain (acute)
mild to severe , affects SNS, increased pulses, increased respirations, increased BP, restlessness, anxiousness, diaphoretic, py reports pain, crying, splinting, rubbing area
Chx: of pain (chronic)
mild to severe, affects PNS, v/s normal, skin is dry, pt depressed, withdrawn, doesnt mention pain unless asked, abscence of pain behaviors
P-pain location Q-quality of pain R-radiates? S-severity of pain T-time/duration of pain
IPPA inspect, palpate, percuss, auscultate. except abdomen- IAPP inspect, aucultate, percuss, palpate
Exhaustion stage of Selye
body can no longer remain in resistance. either goes back to normal and relaxes or death occurs
tendency of body to maintain a state of balance or equilibrium, while continually changing
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