What is one of the most important differences between case management and disease management?
While the focus historically for case management has been the individual patient, the case manager employed in a disease management program plans the care for populations or groups of patients with the same chronic illness.
In which order are the steps of a primary survey performed to assess a client with severe injuries from a bomb blast?
What are the steps of performing a primary survey according to priority to assess a client with severe injuries from a bomb blast?…
- Notify the physician immediately about the client’s condition.
- Take the client’s blood pressure.
- Obtain the client’s pulse oximetry.
- Assess the client’s respiratory status.
What kind of injuries are unique to high explosive detonations?
High explosive blasts can cause skull fractures, fractured bones, head injuries, or any traumatic injury (open or closed injuries, chest, abdominal, pelvic injuries, amputations, spinal injuries, and any others). Structural collapse and entrapment can cause crush injuries and compartment syndrome.
What is the priority nursing intervention for a client with stroke who is transitioned from ED to other settings?
Assessing the level of consciousness is the priority nursing action in the client with stroke and who is transitioned from ED to other settings. Monitoring the vital signs, reassuring the client and family, and monitoring specific patient manifestations of stroke are ongoing nursing interventions.
What is total patient care model?
Total patient care is a nursing model where one nurse provides total care to a single patient or a group of patients during his/her shift. During that shift, all the patient needs are addressed by the nurse, and in some cases, the nurse issues care until the end of the patient’s medical needs.
What aspect of total client care needs to be taken into consideration if used on a 24 bed care area?
What aspect of total client care needs to be taken into consideration if used on a 24-bed care area?…
- Assessing neurovascular status. Correct.
- Elevating the involved limb. Correct.
- Applying a compression bandage. Correct.
How are nursing care hours calculated?
To calculate the direct care hours per resident/day: Add the total number of direct care nursing staff hours for each 24 hour period, using the actual number of hours each person worked. Divide the total hours for each 24 hour period by the total census for each day to calculate the PPD.