Actions Basic to Nursing Care

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Unformatted text preview: Vagina – Rectum Rectum Inhalation – ETT/trach – Nose or throat Assessment Assessment Health history Medication history History of allergies Diet history Knowledge of medications Physical exam Interventions Interventions Explain purpose and actions clearly Describe key side effects Assess ability to obtain meds and take them Assess correctly correctly Give written materials Instruct to keep list of meds Interventions Interventions Measure the dose – Accurate calculation – Know systems of weight/volume measurement Administer the dose – 5 Rights Tiime, Route, Amount, Medication, Patient me, oute, mount, edication, Interventions Interventions Document the dose – Immediately Avoid errors – Report all medication errors to the provider – Follow agency policy for reporting and Follow documenting med errors (incident reports) documenting – Carefully assess the client for drug effects and Carefully execute new orders quickly execute...
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This document was uploaded on 03/20/2014 for the course NURS 3301 at Clayton.

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