Category: Nursing Procedure Checklist

Nebulizer Therapy

Nebulizer Therapy

Nebulizer therapy aids bronchial hygiene by restoring and maintaining mucus blanket continuity, hydrating dried secretions, promoting secretion expectoration, humidifying inspired oxygen, and delivering drugs. It may be given through nebulizers...

Pulse Oximetry

Pulse Oximetry

Used to noninvasively monitor arterial oxygen saturation. A photo detector slipped over the finger measures transmitted light as it passes through the vascular bed, detects the relative amount of color...

Mucus Clearance Device

Mucus Clearance Device

Is used for patients who need mucus secretions removed from the lungs and those with chronic respiratory disorders. A handheld mucus clearance device known as the flutter helps patients cough...

Blood Glucose Tests – OGTT

Blood Glucose Tests – OGTT

Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (OGTT) Indication: Diabetes Mellitus Normal Glucose Levels: 70-110 mg/dl Purpose: Measures carbohydrate metabolism after the ingestion of a challenge dose of glucose. Mechanism: After the ingestion...

urinary cateter irrigation

Urinary Catheter Irrigation

To avoid introducing microorganisms into the bladder, urinary catheter irrigation is only done to remove obstruction such as a blood clot that develops after bladder, kidney, or prostate surgery. Contraindications...