Introduction to medical-surgical Nursing

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Medical Surgical NursingAn IntroductionBarbara Dries, RN, MSN, EdD : 

BDries, RN, MSN, EdD Medical Surgical NursingAn IntroductionBarbara Dries, RN, MSN, EdD

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BDries, RN, MSN, EdD The focus of medical/surgical nursing is not limited to a disease or a body system; the focus is holistic in nature and demands a broad knowledge base that spans adult health.

What might a “typical” day for a med-surg nurse look like? : 

BDries, RN, MSN, EdD What might a “typical” day for a med-surg nurse look like?

Caring for:-Taking report on patients (at the bedside).-Setting early priorities based upon report & what you have observed at the bedside.(Where one starts often depends upon the shift and circumstances) : 

BDries, RN, MSN, EdD Caring for:-Taking report on patients (at the bedside).-Setting early priorities based upon report & what you have observed at the bedside.(Where one starts often depends upon the shift and circumstances)

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BDries, RN, MSN, EdD -Providing nutrition (Insulins before after blood glucose). -Observations of amt. eaten, I’s and O’s.-Monitoring lab values (BUN/creatinine), electrolytes (Chem 7) (see next slide)

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BDries, RN, MSN, EdD 135/145 95-105 10 - 30 70 – 110 3.5 – 5.0 20 - 30 0.5 – 1.2 Na Cl BUN Glucose K Bicarb Cr

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BDries, RN, MSN, EdD -Medication administration (vitals first)-IV fluids (adding; changing /correcting fluid/electrolyte imbalances) -Administering blood and/or blood products. - Working with tubes, I.V. Lines (both inserting & removing )

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BDries, RN, MSN, EdD

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BDries, RN, MSN, EdD

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