Is an standard format used by health providers to take notes.Continue reading “SOAP charting”
Cervical Cancer Screening
Used to find changes in the cells of the cervix specifically in the squamocolumnar junction AKA zone of transformation that could lead to cancer. Screening includes cervical cytology (AKA Pap test or Pap smear) and, for some women, testing for human papillomavirus (HPV), which if present with neoplastic changes can lead to cervical cancer.
Breast can be examined in 3 ways:
- By yourself known as: Self-Breast Examination (SBE).
- By your health provider know as: Clinical Breast Examination (CBE).
- By a medical device: Mammogram
We cannot prevent breast cancer, but we can detect it early which gives us a chance to have successful treatment.Continue reading “Breast Examination”
Is when ketones are found in urine.
↑ Heart Rate (pulse)
Heart rate should stay within 10 to 15 points of the normal range, higher is indicative of tachycardia
Temperature is slightly elevated throughout labor, to be considered normal, this elevation should not exceed 1 to 2°F (0.5 to 1°C) higher is indicative of hyperthermia