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  • Essay On Gunshot Wound

    MED220 Dr. Akm Gias Uddin Gunshot Wound G unshot wound is my essay topic for Emergency Class. First I would like to explain more less what is a Gunshot wound. Gunshot injury may appear when someone is shot by some sharp bullet what in most cases it is a gun. Gunshot may appear during variety of situations not only during criminal or terrorist incidents. Gunshot wound are one of the most traumatic injuries because people might be hurt very quick and find them self in unexpected shock. It’s very difficult to figure out the extend gun wound damage but typically it’s far exceeds and then it’s hard to treat such a wound during the first aid but it is reasonably possible.…

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  • Wound Assessment

    Wound assessment and management Initial assessment of patient - The antibiotics patient is having for her chest infection. Anti-inflammatory drugs reduce the inflammatory response which necessary to prepare wound bed for granulations and affect the function of normal cells. - A right stroke which leads to the blood supply of lower limb not circulates. - Obesity. Excessive fat accumulation is one of the factors that make pressure injury become more serious and it decreases tissue perfusion. -…

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  • Delay In Wound Healing

    skin around wound in the course of dressing change or old dressing removal. Patient that is living with a wound is often stained when outflow caused by the…

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  • Wound Healing

    There are a variety of different factors promoting or inhibiting post-operative wound healing. Rund et al (1) covers many factors linked to wound healing such as smoking, oxygen availability, nutrition, hyperglycemia, alcohol intake, and patient adherence. First of all, smoking exerts a pervert effect on peripheral vasculature. For instance, a single cigarette causes a decrease in O2 because of ligation of carbon monoxide (CO) to hemoglobin and nicotine has an added effect of peripheral…

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  • Wound Assessment Essay

    Routine wound assessment is an essential aspect of reaching diagnosis and monitoring the effect of dressings and treatment on wound healing, with the initial wound assessment providing baseline information which can be used to draw comparisons against future observations (Schultz et al. 2005). One aspect of the TIME assessment ‘E’- edge of wound, asks the practitioner to record the current maximum, width, depth and length of the wound; wound measurement is crucial for assessing, and providing…

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  • Wound Healing Essay

    Wound healing is a complex dynamic process which replacing damaged cells with cells of same origin or with connective tissue scar. Wound healing has four time dependent phases; hemostatic, inflammatory, proliferative, and remolding phase. In each phase, specific resident cells release growth factors and cytokines to move the healing process from one phase to the other till complete healing occurs. Chronic wound stack in or delayed in one of the healing phases commonly inflammatory phase.…

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  • The Effect Of Pressure Ulcers On Chronic Wounds

    Pressure Ulcers Pressure ulcers are a chronic wound that attacks the skin. Pressure ulcers also known as bedsores. Risk facts The most common risk factor of pressure ulcers is immobility: Improper nutrition is also a risk factor of pressure ulcers. Alzheimer’s disease considered a risk factor because of impairment of mental status (Berman&Slon, 2012). Because of their mental status, patients are unaware of the prevention of pressure ulcers, which makes them more vulnerable to pressure ulcers.…

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  • Roles And Responsibilities Of A Wound Care Nurse

    promote health and well being to all. Wound Care nursing is a specialized practice within nursing that specializes in wound, ostomy and continence care. They provide direct and indirect care to patients who suffer from any form of gastrointestinal, genitourinary, or integumentary system problems. The intent of this paper is to discuss what it means to be a wounds care nurse and the roles responsibilities, and education that is required. To be a Wound care nurses there are several professional…

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  • Essay On Nurses In The 1860s

    hospitals. Now the most shared battleground wound was being injured by opponent fire. Unless the injuries were slight, this often led to elimination of limbs to stop infection from setting in, Anti-biotics had not yet been discovered, so that was the only option. Amputations had to be done at the point where the wound occurred, often leaving men with stub limbs, such as arms and legs. Skin was occupied from the amputated limb to cover the wound and sewed to the stub. Men were generally partly…

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  • Analytical Essay: James Garfield's Life And Death

    During the civil war, if someone had been shot and there was no exit wound, but there seemed to be little internal damage, the entrance wound would be treated and sewed up to prevent infection and further injury. The patient’s body would heal around the bullet, and all would be relatively okay. Since Garfield was the president of the United States of America, Bliss—his assigned physician—felt sufficient need to do all he could to keep the president from getting any worse. He was determined to…

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