Admission of Patients Hospital (step by step Procedure)


During admission of patients hospital. Yes what are the procedures and what is the first step you will do specially when you are junior a nurse and when it going under your supervision and responsibilities so Perform admission of patients Hospital is a first step of nursing services.

So First step you will do

Prepared a Bed to Admit a Patients Hospital

There are 2 types of beds

01 Common beds -( double, queen,tween)
02 Hospital beds -( manual, electric)

There are 4 positions of bed

01 flat position
02 Trendelenburg position
03 Reverse Trendelenburg position (post op. patients)
04 Fowler’s position – it can be high, semi and low Fowler’s position

There are 8 types of bed making mainly

01 occupied bed
02 unoccupied bed/admission/open bed
03 cardiac bed
04 closed bed
05 amputation bed
06 fracture bed
07 blanket bed
08 post operative bed
These are all the types of bed making as they indicated according to their name.

So as a junior nurse u should ready the bed to receive the patient.

Than u will go for taking vital sign this is more important than other thing Because it’s our responsiblity that how was the health of patients at the time of admission and how it’s now.

Some time we thought that patients admitted to our ward is already taken a vital sign on OPD so no need to take vital sign again but it’s not a good standard of duty.

Because a patient’s health is very delicated whenever it will be varies depending on the health problem of the patient.

So after taking vital sign then you should proceed to routine or regular medication administration and done documentation records and reports and new patient treatment profile sheet etc.

Admission of  patients into hospital is essential procedur for nurse.

A patient as he/she coming to stay in strange environmen, so it is nurse duty to help in adoptation in hospital and welcome in familier way of welcome as familier one.

Nurse-Doctors commonly used Medical abbreviations

While medication:

  • Stat – at immediately
  • SOS – as per need
  • Ac – before meal
  • Pc – after meal
  • NBM – nil by mouth
  • NPO – nil per oral
  • HS – at bed time
  • OD – once a day
  • BD – twice a day
  • TDS/TID – thrice a day
  • QDS/QID – four time in a day
  • Sip – Oral sip (liquid)
  • 1pint – 500ml
  • 1teaspoon (tsp) – 5ml
  • 1tablespoon (tbsp)- 15ml
  • Tab – tablet form
  • Syp – Syrup form
  • Oint.- Ointment
  • Drop – Drop
  • Instill – mucus instillation
  • Spray – spray (nasal, muscle)
  • IVF – intravenous Fluids

While Investigation:

  • CBC – complete blood count
  • LFT – liver function tests
  • RFT- renal function tests
  • S. Creat – serum creatinine
  • RBS – Random blood sugar
  • FBS – Fasting blood sugar
  • PPBS – postprandial blood sugar
  • Urine <R,M. – routine,and microscopy test
  • TPR- temp. Pulse, Respiration
  • BP – blood pressure
  • HT / HTN – hypertension
  • Veinflow – intravenous catheter
  • LP – lumbar puncture
  • KUB – kidney ureter bladder x-ray
  • CT scan- computed tomography scan
  • CAT scan – computed tomography Axial scan
  • CXR – chest X-ray
  • MRI – magnetic resonance imaging test
  • HRCT – High Resolution Computed Tomography
  • NCCT – Non Contrast Computed Tomography
  • PT/INR – Prothrombin International Ratio.

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Finale Words:

So friends this all about admission of  patients into hospital these all are some basic points that shiush be followed as a nurse specially when if you a junior nurse.

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