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Nursing Care of CVA Patients

January 13, 2010 Category :Nursing Reviewer 3

Cerebrovascular Diseases (CVA) are disease of blood vessels in the brain. This includes Cerebral Arteriosclerosis, Cerebral Aneurysm, Cerebral Hemorrhage and Cerebral Embolism a. Emergency care consists of turning the patient carefully on his side (determine by the puffiness of the check on his side) and elevating the head without tilting the neck forward; clothing should […]

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Nursing Care of the Client in Traction

December 6, 2009 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

In order for traction to be effective, the client must lie on his or her back.  Turning to side or sitting up changes body alignment, and the pull (traction) is lost or become less effective. The nurse must be certain that the weights are hanged freely. The rope should have no knots. It should be […]