By at June 22 2019 02:55:31
The four main elements in nursing malpractices are as under: Standards of care:Standard of care norm is in general what a reasonable nurse would do in a situation, at a given circumstance. For ex- a nurse if she observes a patients saline is about to run out would immediately change the exhausting bag and replace it with a new one.
Perhaps among the most important and admirable role of nurses is the emotional and psychological role they offer the patients at the hour of death which is the most critical moment of a persons life. Again, this they do by virtue of their round-the-clock proximity and companionship with patients and in most cases, nurses are the nearest and often only human companion to offer last minute succor to the patient at this harrowing moment.
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.
5. Both skillfully ask questions. Detectives and Nurses get to the heart of a matter without putting somebody on their guard or making them unnecessarily uncomfortable.
Duty: The Samaritan law is what governs any nurses duty. He/she is duty-bound to care for the patient with his/her utmost ability, skill and knowledge, but only after accepting the valid referral/endorsement from the ER or other nursing department.
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).