Noting all objective signs and symptoms during the procedure.
Asking the patient if anything is bothering him during the procedure.
Questioning the patient regarding his well being at the end of the treatment.
Observing the patient's verbal and nonverbal actions throughout the procedure.
It dimishes the likelihood of malpractice suits.
Patient anxiety is decreased with understanding.
It allows the patient the opportunity to refuse treatment.
It provides the nurse with an opportunity to mentally review the procedure.
Decrease the danger of oxygen combustion.
Increase the patient's level of oxygen absorption.
Remove any particle contaminants from the tubing.
Prevent drying the patient's nasopharyngeal mucosa.
Decreased fluid intake
Fewer vitamins and minerals
Iron and calcuim
Calcuim and protein
Vitamin C and calcium
B complex vitamins and protein
"Include high-fiber foods in menu planning"
"The food choices available are extremely limited"
"The use of any alcoholic beverages is absolutely prohibited"
"The best kinds of carbohydrates to include are refinded, simple carbohydrates"
Ascultate the chest for diminshed breath sounds
Notify the phyysician immediately about the temperature
Encourage deep breathing and coughing every two hours
Record the temperature and monitor vital signs at routine intervals
Keeping the area dry
Applying moist dressing
Providing a low-calorie diet
Keeping the client on the right side
Allowing the client to cry
Encouraging unrestricted visiting
Explaining to the client what is being done
Being around though not necessarilly speaking
Clear breath sounds
Positive pedal pulse
Normal potassium level
Increased urine specific gravity