​Ward 13  

 

 Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Ward 13  

Patient population

 Adult over 12 years old; mixed gender

Hours of operation

 25

Number of beds

 95%

Occupancy Rate

 24hrs / 7 days week

Staff categories

  •  Registered Nurse
  • Patient Educator
  • Unit Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician
  • Patient Escort

Primary patient diagnoses

  •  Liver failure-acute and chronic
  • Hep A,B,C
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Hepatic encephalopathy
  • Esophageal varices
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Portal hypertension
  • Chron’s disease
  • UGI bleeding
  • Ca colon, Liver abscesses
  • Hepatoma
  • Duodenal / Peptic ulcers
  • Renal failure.
  • Diabetes mellitus

Procedures

  •  Liver biopsies
  • Ascitic taps
  • Liver work-up
  • Pre/Post Endoscopy
  • NGT insertion
  • Colonoscopy.
  • Upper/lower GI endoscopies.
  • Tipps
  • ERCP
  • Pleural taps
  • Insertion of CVP lines
  • Patient/Family teaching and support

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 10:56 AM