By at May 30 2019 15:06:01
This concept of and societal attitude to medicine and its practitioners have survived till today, with medical practitioners being regarded as next to God in the matter of the preservation and sustenance of life and health.
Patient will keep a journal of total intake every time food is consumed and mark where improvement can be made. (accountability, ongoing education experience)
1. The eyes. There is no greater tool to a nurse than the eyes. You can tell a lot just by casting a quick glance at your patient. Straight away you can tell how critical they are just by observing their colour, the rhythm of their breathing, chest movement or lack of it, a bleeding wound, a swollen leg, urine colour and any other physical signs of distress you can think of. Once youve noticed an abnormality, you can proceed with caution.
In recent times we have witnessed quite a few reports of malpractices by doctors and nurses alike. Shocking as it may be negligence and malpractices are rising at an alarming rate. Being medical professionals and having have taken the oath of Hippocrates, it is extremely shameful and dangerous for licensed professionals to act this way.
The nurse shall have patient record an exercise log. (accountability). The patient should have a list of goals and reward for those goals related to reducing overall caloric intake. (will increase compliance).