Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease aka COPD is considered a group of lung diseases that block airflow and make it difficult for a person to breathe effortlessly. Nursing Care Services at Home are a must if you have a COPD patient at home. Hire nursing care services in Delhi via Curodoc, we will provide you with a highly qualified (ANM/GNM/BSC- qualified), ICU-trained nurse who will be experienced enough to provide medical assistance to a COPD patient, they are educated and informed enough to handle an emergency via cooperating with the doctor to avoid any mishappening. You can avail the benefits of nursing care services at home in Delhi under two shifts i.e. 12 hours and 24 hours. An all-time is highly suggested to care for a COPD patient.
What is COPD?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive respiratory disease one of the most common lung diseases. Having COPD makes it hard for the person to breathe. Damage to the lungs from COPD can't be reversed, but it can be well-managed with the right care. The most common conditions that make up COPD are-
● Chronic bronchitis
● It is a very common disease and chronic in nature, it can last for years or maybe lifelong.
● Requires proper medical diagnosis and sometimes hospitalization too.
● Lab tests or imaging are often required.
● Proper medical plan-Nursing care services at home.
Nursing care services for COPD patients-
Administration of medications- managing all the medicines on time as prescribed by the physicians, administering medicines through injections, be it IVs or IMs. Administering medicines through cannula and drip. A curodoc’s trained nurse is experienced to manage all the medications.
Apply oxygen- Apply supplementary oxygen at the lowest concentration if necessary. COPD patients can be easily over-oxygenated if their respiratory effort is inefficient leading to dangerous levels of O2 and CO2. This process is only be performed by a trained nurse.
Vital Monitoring (especially pulse oximetry values)- It's the responsibility of a nurse to monitor all the necessary vitals and even maintain a proper report for doctors to study. Monitoring pulse oximetry values is very crucial to assess the patient’s need for oxygen to administer supplemental oxygen as prescribed.
Tracheostomy- If the patient is on suctioning, a nurse would provide total tracheostomy care to the patient. They will perform the suctioning when required.
Temperature control- The nurse should instruct the patient to avoid extremes of heat and cold because heat increases the temperature and thereby raising oxygen requirements.
Helping patient with Breathing exercises- Helping with exercise training can help the patient strengthen muscles of the upper and lower extremities and improve the tolerance and endurance capabilities of the patient. A nurse will encourage the patient to do all prescribed breathing exercises.
Why Choose Curodoc’s Nursing care services in Delhi for COPD patients?- FAQs
Does Curodoc provide trained nurses?
Yes,Curodoc’s nurses are its employees and are ANM/GNM/BSC qualified and ICU trained.
What tasks are performed by Curodoc’s nurse?
A Curodoc nurse is well trained and can perform several tasks- post-surgical assistance, tracheostomy, urine catheterization, oxygen administration, and medications through injections and drips.
How often will the nurse visit the patient?
We provide Nursing Care Services for COPD Patients under two shifts– a nurse for 12 hours shift (8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.) and 24 hours shift (the nurse will be there 24*7 beside the patient)
Which shift is suggested 12 hours or 24 hours for COPD patients?
Studies show that if a person's situation is worse, an all-time nurse is a must if you want to keep your patient in the comfort of your home.
How to avail the benefits of curodoc’s nursing care services in Delhi?
Dial 8010380380 to get quality Home Nursing Services in Delhi for COPD patients. Choose Curodoc to hire a highly qualified nurse for your dearest patient’s safety and well-being.