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  • Wound Vac

    Clinical Journal Today, I made rounds with Angela Box, the hospitals certified wound and ostomy nurse. While she also takes care of wounds and ostomies, she also makes rounds for the anthesiologists on their PCA pumps and starts PICC lines. The most interesting thing I saw was a man who had a large abdominal wound and was being treated with a wound vac. He had acquired this wound as a result of and abscess caused

    Essay Length: 1,108 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Jon
  • Wounded Knee

    Wounded Knee Battle At Wounded KneeOn the morning of December 29, 1890, the Sioux chief Big Foot and some 350 of his followers camped on the banks of Wounded Knee creek. Surrounding their camp was a force of US troops charged with the responsibility of arresting Big Foot and disarming his warriors. The scene was tense. Trouble had been brewing for months. The Battle at Wounded Knee was in part result of the growing support

    Essay Length: 339 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2008 By: Jon
  • Broken Ears, Wounded Hearts Book Report

    Title: Broken Ears, Wounded hearts. Author: George A. Harris “Pitiful Pear” that is what the nurses nicknamed Jennifer Harris shortly after being born. Jennifer was born three months prematurely due to her mothers’ complicated pregnancy, directed by pre-eclampsia and a kidney infection a month before giving birth. Jennifer was hospitalized for three months, with congenital heart disease and was in need of heart surgery. She was discharged from the hospital three months later, when her

    Essay Length: 682 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: regina
  • A Comparative Study Of Antiseptics Used In Wound Care

    This study entitled “A Comparative Study of Common Topical Agents used in the Clinical/Hospital Setting In Promoting Wound Healing” investigates the commonly used topical agents in the clinical/hospital setting to determine which is relatively faster in comparison to each other in promoting wound healing with regards to decrease in wound size. White mice were used as test subjects since mice DNA is approximately 98% identical to Human DNA. Wound healing has been defined as a

    Essay Length: 307 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • Wound Care: Teaching Unit

    Shelly Lee OT 633 Group Teaching Unit February 12, 2007 Wound Care/Simple First Aid for a Geriatric Population with Visual Impairment Pre-Group Preparations: Prior to beginning the activity, the therapist should structure the physical working environment, gather materials, and organize materials in order to create a supportive learning environment. Because the older adults will have difficulty seeing and possibly hearing, the therapist should create a close physical environment near the front of the room to

    Essay Length: 1,033 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Fonta