Head To Toe Case Study

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Information that the nurse needs to have before calling the physician regarding care needs of the residents
Calling a physician is for some nurse a stressful situation especially if one does have any previous experience, this is consider by mane a skill that must be also mastered. First you would identify yourself, where you calling from, and about which client, then the use of SBAR is recommended, the situation that the patient is presenting, the assessment you did of that situation (VS, head to toe, or focused assessment of any system), the background of that patient (current and past medical history), and any recommendations that you would suggest based on this situation. The chart of the patient must available if case the physician ask