By Terence J. Sacks
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Most likely they would collect urine or feces samples for testing and perform routine lab tests. Like most nurses, licensed practical nurses help patients with bathing, feeding themselves, and personal hygiene. They also record food and liquid intake and output, and try to keep patients comfortable. s may administer medications and start intravenous (IV) ﬂuids, either for nutrition or medication. And in some states, they help deliver, care for, and feed infants. s might also help evaluate residents’ needs, develop patient care plans, and supervise nurses’ aides.
Their clients would include adults, children, and their families. They might work on disease prevention, nutrition, health education, and sanitation. Other duties might include arranging for immunizations, doing blood pressure testing, and checking vital signs. Most likely the public health nurse would work with teachers, community leaders, parents, physicians, and other health care workers in providing health care. 25 What Do Nurses Do? 26 CAREERS IN NURSING Industrial or Occupational Health Nurses working in industrial or occupational health provide nursing care to workers with minor injuries, illnesses, or health complaints at the work site.
Is an orthopedic nurse. She works in the ofﬁce of a physician who specializes in orthopedic surgery. Many of their patients are suffering from strains, sprains, torn ligaments, muscle fractures, and dislocations. Sherry’s job is to take the patient’s history, to assist the doctor with his treatment plan, and to instruct the patient on how to avoid future injuries and pain. Sherry works about thirty-six hours a week. “My hours vary somewhat, but they’re ordinarily Monday through Friday. m. and there’s a full schedule of patients to see.
Careers in Nursing, 2nd Edition by Terence J. Sacks