Posts Tagged ‘nurse management’

Intracranial pressure (ICP) is vital to nurses especially when caring for patient with maxillofacial trauma. It alerts the nurse of impending serious complication and to quickly manage and lower it to minimize occurence of complications and eventually help return patient to normal status. So I am sharing to you a photo as a summary for managing increased ICP.

Increased Intracranial Pressure

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In the department I am working right now, we always use artificial bone to patients requiring bone grafting. We utilize bone fragments from animals rather than using patient’s own bone. But not today. We’ll be doing buccal fat pad.

What is buccal fat pad? Why is it use for grafting?

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Limberg Flap

Our scheduled case today was excision of black mole in the right side of face. Our patient is male, 33 years old and of Asian descent. He came to us complaining of the growth of his black mole. Before surgery, it had a diameter of 2cm.

What’s interesting about this case?

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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is a basic skill that save lives and is required for nurses around the world. A nurse, beforehand, must acknowledge the different factors in giving CPR, especially age.

How will you give CPR to an adult a pediatric patient?

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I had the worst diarrhea this morning that I almost miss my flight to the wonderful island of love in the Philippines.

Nurse Managment for Diarrhea

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