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NCJ Number: 68731 Add to Shopping cart Find in a Library
Title: SAMPLE NURSING PROCEDURES MANUAL FOR CORRECTIONAL HEALTH SERVICES
Author(s): D HAYNOR
Corporate Author: Michigan Dept of Corrections
Office of Health Care
Correctional Health Care Program
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 331
Sponsoring Agency: Michigan Dept of Corrections
Lansing, MI 48913
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 77-ED-99-0026
Type: Training (Handbook/Manual)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: BOTH GENERAL NURSING PROCEDURES AND EMERGENCY CARE TECHNIQUES FOR DRUG PROBLEMS, ASSAULT VICTIMS, AND RAPE VICTIMS ARE COVERED IN THIS MANUAL BASED ON PROCEDURES USED IN THE MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN, CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
Abstract: THE FIRST SECTION COVERS SUCH BASIC TECHNIQUES AS TAKING BLOOD PRESSURES, GIVING BED BATHS, AND PERFORMING ROUTINE MORNING AND EVENING CARE. THE NEXT SECTIONS THEN DISCUSS ADVANCED CARE PROCEDURES, SUCH AS POSTOPERATIVE CARE, WHILE THE FINAL SECTION ADDRESSES EMERGENCY MEDICAL PROCEDURES IN CASES OF ASSAULT WITH A SHARP WEAPON, ASSAULT WITH A BLUNT WEAPON, DRUG OVERDOSES, ETC. THE EMPHASIS IS PURELY MEDICAL AND THE PURPOSE IS TO SPELL OUT SOUND PROCEDURES THAT WILL ASSURE QUALITY CARE. THE STEP-BY-STEP DIRECTIONS ARE AUGMENTED BY GLOSSARIES OF TERMS, LISTS OF MEDICAL ABBREVIATIONS, A CHECK LIST FOR EMERGENCY ROOM SUPPLIES, SAMPLE REPORT FORMS, AND OTHER PERTINENT MATERIALS.
Index Term(s): Drug overdose; First aid; Medical and dental services; Rape; Sexual assault victims; Staff development training; Victim medical assistance
Note: CORRECTIONAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAM - RESOURCE MANUAL
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