Have a question?
Message sent Close

Nursing (Nsc1202) Sensorium Definition

Instructor
Sandra Watson
0
0 reviews
  • Description
  • Full Document
Blur-Preview

Nursing Assignmengt ON Sensorium

University

ITM University

Course

Nursing (Nsc1202)

NURSING ASSIGNMENGT ON SENSORIUM
SENSORIUM (UNCONSCIOUSNESS): ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT
DEFINITION: Sensorium is the totality of those parts of the brain that receive process and interpret
sensory stimuli . The sensorium is the supposed seat of sensation ,the place to which impressions from
the eternal world are conveyed and perceived.
ALTERED SENSORIUM: it describes limitations on or problems with the brain’s ability to receive, process
or interpret sensory information eg hallucinatory and confusional states, delirium, coma and sleep.
ASSESSMENT OF UNCONSCIOUS PATIENTS
Most common assessment used is the physical assessment and Glasgow coma scale
A.PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT: it is the systematic collection of object information that is directly observed
through examination, it has 5 techniques involved
I. INSPECTION OR OBSERVATION
 OVERALL APPESRANCE OF HEALTH ILLNESS
 SIGNS OF DISTRESS
 FACIAL EXPRESSIONS
 BODY SIZE
 GROOMING AND PERSONAL HYGIENE

PREVIEW

 

Nursing (Nsc1202) Sensorium Definition

NOTE: Please check the details before purchasing the document.

error: