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Julian is now 2 hours old. He and his parents are being transferred to the mother-baby unit where
they will remain until discharge in 1 or 2 days. What can the nurse do to promote patient safety
for Julian at this time?
Answer
There are various in which the nurse can promote patient safety for Julia which includes;
Assessing Julian as per unit policy and monitoring him for any complications as well as
infections.
Immunizing or vaccinating him upon parent's consent.
Taking precautions and educating the parents on precautions to take to prevent baby
abduction.
Educating the parents on the appropriate feeding methods to avoid chocking from
occurring.
Educating the parents on keeping the baby warm to avoid diseases that are associated
with coldness.
Ensuring that the floor is not slippery to avoid the parents falls while carrying the baby.
Continuous assessment of the mother because some medicines that are given after birth
for pain can cause drowsiness and the mother might live the baby unattended and sleep.
Ensuring that there is someone who is helping the mother care for Julian especially at
night. After birth, mothers are exhausted and expecting her to get up and care for her new
baby around the clock in the first few hours and days without help may not be realistic.
The mother might roll over the baby and cause suffocation, or push the baby to the fall

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Question: Julian is now 2 hours old. He and his parents are being transferred to the mother-baby unit where they will remain until discharge in 1 or 2 days. What can the nurse do to promote patient safety for Julian at this time? Answer There are various in which the nurse can promote patient safety for Julia which includes; • Assessing Julian as per unit policy and monitoring him for any complications as well as infections. • Immunizing or vaccinating him upon parent's consent. • Taking precautions and educating the parents on precautions to take to prevent baby abduction. • Ed ...
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