Pneumonia Essay Topics

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

In the fast paced Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU) there are many things to remember while working with ventilated patients. Therefore, it is essential to implement practices that will decrease opportunities for adverse incidents. Ventilated patients represent about forty percent of the average daily census in the TICU. The Regional Medical Center at Memphis utilizes… View Article

Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia

A patient with a mechanical ventilator attached to an endotracheal tube needs sufficient oral care. This is because oral cavity is a primary source of contamination of the lungs in the intubated and compromised patient (Smeltzer and Bare, 2004). The frequency of oral care for an intubated patient can vary from every two to four… View Article

Senior Exhibition Essay

I chose to job shadow a Radiology Technician for my Senior Exhibition Project. The medical field has always been of interest to me. After discussions with my aunt and uncle, who are both Radiology Technicians, I chose to research this particular area. My community mentor was Renee Barnett. She is a Radiology Technician at San… View Article

Health History and Examination

Health Assessment of the Head, Neck, Eyes, Ears, Nose, Mouth, Throat, Neurological System, and the 12 Cranial Nerves Skin, Hair, Nails, Breasts, Peripheral Vascular System, Lymphatics, Thorax, Heart, Lungs, Musculoskeletal, Gastrointestinal, and Genitourinary Systems Save this form on your computer as a Microsoft Word document. You can expand or shrink each area as you need… View Article