A home visit should have a purpose or objective.
The plan should revolve around family health needs.
A home visit should be conducted in the manner prescribed by the RHU.
Planning of continuing care should involve a responsible family member.
Should save time and effort.
Should minimize if not totally prevent the spread of infection.
Should not overshadow concern for the patient and his family.
May be done in a variety of ways depending on the home situation, etc.
Wash his/her hands before and after providing nursing care to the family members.
In the care of family members, as much as possible, use only articles taken from the bag.
Put on an apron to protect her uniform and fold it with the right side out before putting it back into the bag.
At the end of the visit, fold the lining on which the bag was placed, ensuring that the contaminated side is on the outside.
Identifying the disease condition based on manifestations presented by a client
Determining factors that contributed to the occurrence of pneumonia in a 3 year old
Determining the efficacy of the antibiotic used in the treatment of the 3 year old client with pneumonia
Evaluating the effectiveness of the implementation of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness
Conducting assessment of suspected cases to detect the communicable disease
Monitoring the condition of the cases affected by the communicable disease
Participating in the investigation to determine the source of the epidemic
Teaching the community on preventive measures against the disease
Delineate the etiology of the epidemic
Encourage cooperation and support of the community
Identify groups who are at risk of contracting the disease
Identify geographical location of cases of the disease in the community
There are more cases of the disease than expected.
The disease must necessarily be transmitted through a vector.
The spread of the disease can be attributed to a common vehicle.
There is a gradual build up of cases before the epidemic becomes easily noticeable.
Establishing the epidemic
Testing the hypothesis
Formulation of the hypothesis
Appraisal of facts
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