Suturing

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AIM: closing an anaesthetised wound using interrupted sutures using an aseptic technique. Introduction to patient State your name and role and confirm patient’s identity State purpose of interaction and gain…

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Using a Nebulizer

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Introduction Introduce yourself, check the right patient, explain confidentiality. Then ask the patient what they already know about a nebulizer. Then tell the patient what you are going to do…

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Using a Peak Flow Meter

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Introduction Theory – PEFR – (peak expiratory flow rate) is a measure of the maximum speed of expiration. It is measured in litres/minute. It is used to asses if bronchoconstriction…

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Venipuncture

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The Procedure Wash your hands and get your equipment ready – DO NOT FORGET THE SHARPS BIN! There are two types of alcohol wipe found around the hospital. You should…

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