Reflection On Pressure Sore

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Reflective writing on pressure sores Pressure sore also known as pressure ulcers or bed sores, it defines as areas of localised skin impairment resulting from underlying tissue damage caused by excess pressure averting blood circulation and causing a lack of oxygen and nutrients to tissue cells whereby tissue cells die and pressure damage is triggered. They can develop anywhere on the body, but are common to areas that have little body fats; like heels, buttocks, hips and lower back. Now I’m going to reflect on my clinical practice, by using Gibb reflective model, which is a well-known model in reflective practice. This model consists of six stages which are description, feeling, analysis, evaluation, conclusion, and action plan. I am going to explore theses six steps in my scenario which help me how I attained my learning outcome. In the first stage of Gibbs model I will describe the event which motivated me to get competent in pressure sore management. When I was in my final year of nursing I was rostered in female medical ward. Four of us were doing morning shift and our cubicle was divided by a staff. I was supposed to look after the middle cubicle consist of four patients. During handover I came across one patient, I will address her us Mrs green to…show more content…
I have become more competent in the care and management of pressure ulcer. It had provided me skill to practice positively. If nurses caring for Mrs Green had used their skills and knowledge, then they could have prevented pressure ulcer. Sometime we do encounter busy environment whereby nurses are unable to provide desired care that a patient should receive. Nevertheless according to the code of conduct(--------), all nurses should work with others to protect and promote the health and wellbeing of those in her care. I certainly learn the importance of close observation in health care

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