By at May 11 2019 03:17:32
Damages: Damages including death, disability, prolonged pain, deformity, or added cost to staying in a hospital are usually capitalized on by the clients lawyers/attorneys.
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA): Certified Nurse Assistants are also known as nurses aides, patient care technicians, home health aides, and home health assistants. CNAs are employed in a number of health care fields. They work in hospitals, nursing homes, private homes, and adult living homes. CNAs perform a number of duties that include: monitoring health such as recording a patients temperature, pulse, and respiration, helping patients eat, bathe, and dress, helping patients walk, keeping patients rooms in order, providing nutritious meals, answering patients call bells, and making beds. They may also help patients to exam rooms and even assist with simple procedures. CNAs report to a Registered Nurse.
Legal causation: A legal cause for nursing negligence comes to force when it is confirmed that a breach in the standard of care caused physical damage and or emotional damage to the patient under care.
Although machines have made nursing somewhat easy these days, I reckon we were given all the tools, the machines we need to do a reasonably sound nursing assessment. Our eyes, ears, noses, mouths (okay maybe not so much now) and gut instinct provide us with all the information we need to prevent danger from occurring to our patient. Lets use them. Done enough times, the confidence and skill you gain from practicing with your senses are indispensable. You will feel satisfied and glad and so will your patient!
4. Both get good at searching for information. Detectives and nurses must know what they dont know and know where to find it. Detectives go to the public record. Nurses go to the patients chart.