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CHECKLIST FOR PARTIAL BATH AND ORAL CARE

CHECKLIST FOR PARTIAL BATH AND ORAL CARE

Explain the procedure and purpose. Prepare equipment at bedside                    Screen the bed                                                                                     Remove extra pillow and loosen top sheet, offer bedpan and remove the gown Place bath towel across the...

CHECKLIST FOR VITAL SIGNS

CHECKLIST FOR VITAL SIGNS

Taking the TEMPERATURE Explain the procedure to the patient.                                                                  Get the thermometer, disinfect from bulb to stem. Read the thermometer if in the level of 35ºC, if not shake the...

ACETAMINOPHEN, PARACETAMOL

ACETAMINOPHEN, PARACETAMOL

(a-seat-a-mee’noe-fen) Abenol, A’Cenol, Acephen, Anacin-3, Anuphen, APAP, Atasol , Campain , Datril Extra Strength, Dolanex, Exdol , Halenol, Liquiprin, Panadol, Pedric, Robigesic , Rounox , Tapar, Tempra, Tylenol, Valadol Classifications:...

AMIODARONE HYDROCHLORIDE

AMIODARONE HYDROCHLORIDE

(a-mee’oh-da-rone) Cordarone, Amio-Aqueous, Pacerone Classifications: cardiovascular agent; antiarrhythmic, class iii Pregnancy Category: D NURSING IMPLICATIONS Assessment & Drug Effects Monitor BP carefully during infusion and slow the infusion if significant...

AMLODIPINE

AMLODIPINE

(am-lo’di-peen) Norvasc Classifications: cardiovascular agent; calcium channel blocker; antihypertensive agent Prototype: Nifedipine Pregnancy Category: C NURSING IMPLICATIONS Assessment & Drug Effects Monitor BP for therapeutic effectiveness. BP reduction is greatest...

AMOXICILLIN

AMOXICILLIN

(a-mox-i-sill’in) Amoxil, Apo-Amoxi , Larotid, Novamoxin, Polymox, Sumox, Trimox, Utimox, Wymox, DisperMox Classifications: antiinfective; antibiotic; aminopenicillin Prototype: Ampicillin Pregnancy Category: B NURSING IMPLICATIONS Assessment & Drug Effects Determine previous hypersensitivity reactions...