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Nurse’s Duty in the Wards, Nurses/ Tugas perawat di Bangsal, Perawat

Nurse’s Duty in the Wards, Nurses

(Sumber/ Source: Pramudya, Leo A.2005. English for Professional Nurses. Jakarta: EPN.)
(Rewritten by Dimas Erda Widyamarta:

To assess : (v) mengkaji, memeriksa

Assessment : (n) pengkajian
To check : (v) memeriksa
Crutch : (n) kruk
To swing : (v) mengayun
Cane : (n) tongkat
Walker : (n) alat bantu berjalan
Ahead : (adv) ke arah depan
Phrases that express nursing duties or Verbs related to Nursing intervention
Checking vital sign To chec/ measure: vital signs, respiration,,
blood pressure, pulse rate
diagnosing To diagnose
To observe
Promoting hygiene (complete bathing-oral To assist/ help bathing
care-hair care-foot and nail care-bed making) To clean+(parts of the body)
To make up bed
To wash+(part of the body)
Feeding dependent clients to help... Have+(meal time)
Assisting with elimination To provide a bedpan/ a urinal
To wash...
To help... do bowel motions
Patient assessment To check+ (parts of the body)
To press+(parts of the body)
To see+(part of the body)
To observe the condition of+(parts of the body)
To assess...
To knock (with hammer)
Caring patients To care
Client teaching (crutch-walking, walking with To listen to my instructions
walker; cane walking) To move right/ left leg ahead/forward right/ left
crutch ahead/ forward both crutches/ legs
ahead. Ahead the walker
To swing leg ahead
Lifting moving and positioning a patient To lift someone
To roll
To lie face downwards
To stay sideways
Nursing documentation To write a report
To make a progress report
Transferring a patient to a wheelchair To move a patient to a wheelchair
Ambulating a patient and breaking a fall To assist patient to walk around with (crutches,
cane, walker)
Giving an injection To give an injection
To inject....
Applying an infusion To apply an infusion
To inject....

A) Questions for a collaborative intervention

a) What intervention will we do for (patient’s name)? (future action)
b) What intervention have you done for (patient’s name)? (past participle)
c) What intervention did you for (patient’s name)? (past)
d) What intervention do I have to take for (patient’s name)?
a) Have you+(verb III related to the nursing intervention...)?
b) Did you+(verb I related to the nursing intervention...)?
c) Do you+(verb III related to the nursing intervention...)?
a) We will give him intravenous injection
b) I have given
c) I gave
d) You should give
e) I have to give

B) Let’s Practice
i. Example 1:
1) I have to check blood pressure of patient everyday (Dimas Erda;22)
2) I assisted to have bathing of patient at 7.10 this morning (Muklas; 31)
3) Nurses have to clean the feces of patients after elimination (Dimas Aditya; 21)
4) A nurse have applied infusion to Mr. John (Titik A.;18)
5) A nurse has moved casuatly from stietcher to ICU room (Resti; 41)
ii. Example 2:
1) As a nurse I have to give assesment, I check vital signs and apply an infusion to patient
(Nunung, 15)kj
2) As a nurse I have to check blood pressure, I check vital sign and I give medicine to patient
(Mahardika, 51)
iii. Example 3:
1) I’m check/ I vital sings of patient regularly (Zuriska, 32)
2) To determine nursing diagnose, I muwst asses the patient’s health condition (Maratus, 26)
3) I have checked blood pressure Mr Peter Cathcart (M. Reza Falevi, 6)
4) Doctor, I’m already giringan intravena injection (Satria,53)
5) I accampanied Mrs. Rian walk arround with wheel chair this morning (Wiji,33)
6) We must do resuciation (Dwi Agus, 2)
7) Have you written nursing documentation for Mr. Catchart? (Bima, 36)
8) Have you finished helping Mr. Satawat Husein elimination (Eko S. 44)
9) Doctor, I’ve finished to give bandage to Mr. Satawar Husein (Dita, 11)
10) We must give him an injection local anestesi (Yeni, 20)
11) I have checked condition of injection Mr. Johnson (Ninda, 03)
12) Nurse, have you made a report of Ms. Lolita (Putri, 9)
13) I will check your blood pressure (Munawar, 07)
14) Have you sent bed pen for Mrs. Johnson (Fitri, 14)
15) We have to move Mrs. Johnson to bed together (Aynur R;8)

Patient care Plan
Patient’s name Action to be taken
John Rampo >Monitoring blood sugar levels, give insulin
>Dietician to discuss diet
Reason for admission:
>Patient to be shown how to self monitoring
Excessive ketoe production leading to
blood Glucose (SMBG)
suspected ketoacidosis. This is potentiallu lfe
>Demonstrate to patient how to read SMBG
threatening condition
Symptoms: >Link SMBG to diet
Abdominal pain, vomiting, rapid breathing. Emphasize importance of monitoring blood
Extreme tiredness, drowsiness sugar levels every morning and keeping
record of results to take to GP