Nursing Arts.txt

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    • Knee-chest - use: rectal exam, proctological or sigmoidoscope
    • Drape: Aperture drape, or two drapes
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    • Jackknife- use: rectal exam or vaginal
    • Drape: under arms breast to feet
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    • Proctological- use: sigmoid exam/proctological exam
    • Drape: aperture drape or two drapes
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    • Lithotomy- use pelvis, vaginal, rectal and digital exam
    • Drape: Underarms, over breast to the feet
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    • Trendelenburg- use treatment of shock or hypotension blood to head
    • Drape: Underarms, over breasts to the feet
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    • Fowler's- Sitting or semi-sitting position
    • Semi 45 degree angle
    • High 90 degree angle
    • Drape: according to procedure
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    • Sim's- Enemas, rectal (digital) exam and digital temp
    • Drape: towel placed on upper L thigh just below perineal area.
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    • Prone- Exams of dorsal surface of the body (back and vertebral column)
    • Drape: Mid back to below the knees, female drape shoule cover breast
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    • Dorsal Recumbent-Exam breast and abdomen
    • Drape: Full drape
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    • Supine- Exam anterior surface of body
    • Drape: Underarm to feet
  11. Weight/height: What should you ask the patient to do before getting on the scale ?
    To take off their coat, shoes, purse, keys, and empty their pockets etc.
  12. Snellen eye chart: what do you ask the pt before the exam
    Do they wear glass or lens
  13. Snellen eye chart: How many mistakes is a pt allowed to make and what happen on the 3rd mistake.
    2 mistakes, after the 3rd mistake you chart the line before.
  14. Snellen eye chart: abbreviation OU
    Both Eye
  15. Snellen eye chart: abbrevation OS
    Left Eye
  16. Snellen eye chart : abbreviation OD
    Right Eye
  17. Snellen eye chart procedures: which line do you start on
    line 20/70 third line
  18. Charting Techniques : what is the correct way of correcting a error
    • In black ink
    • Line through the mistake with the word error
    • Date it
    • write your initials & correct the word(s)
  19. Sphygmomanometer
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    Blood pressure
  20. Base
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    Battery source
  21. Otoscope
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    Ear, tympanic membrane, cerumen, foreign objects, infection
  22. Ophthalmoscope
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    Eye, sclera, pupils, retina, blood vessels
  23. Tuning Fork
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    Hearing, nerve sensitivity
  24. Tongue depressor
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    Gums, teeth, tonsils, throat
  25. Precussion Hammer
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    • Reflexes, Babinski (bottom of foot), Patellar(under knee cap),
    • Bicep
  26. Glove
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    • Non sterile ( to protect the MA or medical personnel)
    • Bimanual ( will use two hands to perform the procedure).
  27. Nasal speculum (specula)
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    Inspect the lining of the nose, nasal membranes, internal septum
  28. Gloves
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    Non sterile, used fr bi manaual exam, palpate ovaries, uterus
  29. Vaginal speculum
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    Open vaginal canal
  30. Spatula and/or cytobrush
    Obtain pap smear, cytobrush for cervical and spatula for vaginal cells
  31. Slides
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    Cancer detection, label "e" or "c" for endocervical & label "v" for vaginal
  32. Fixative
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    Adheres cells, apply immediately, spray 6" from slide & let dry 10 mins.
  33. Culturette
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    Culture, sterile
  34. Sponge forceps
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    Hold sponges, absorb secretions
  35. Cotton tip appicators
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    Absorb minor sectetions
  36. 4x4 gauze
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    Absorb excess secretions
  37. Lubricant
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    Water soluble, not t be used before a pap smear, for bimanual exam
  38. Emesis basin
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    Vomitus, soiled instruments
  39. Gown
  40. Drape
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Nursing Arts.txt
General exam, exam positions & Gyn