Safety considerations for nurse assessment

timer Asked: Jul 31st, 2013

Question description

Mr. Hernandez is in the hospital with an admitting diagnosis of left lower lobe pneumonia. As part of the admission assessment, the nurse is preparing to perform a physical assessment of Mr. Hernandez's head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat.

Discuss the equipment the nurse should gather, techniques in using the equipment, and normal findings in preparation for the assessment of one of the following (head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat).
Are any safety considerations the nurse should consider prior to beginning the assessment? What about cultural or religious considerations involved in this type of assessment?
hide problem

Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Studypool Tutor
School: University of Virginia
Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students
flag Report DMCA
Similar Questions
Hot Questions
Related Tags

Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors