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  • Writer's pictureElizabeth Santoso

Behind the White Curtain: On-Demand Nurses Who Provide Irreplaceable Support

In a busy hospital environment, patient care requires efficient teamwork. One important element in the care team is the on-demand nurse, who has a crucial role in providing medical support to patients and maintaining the quality of care. The following are some important aspects of the role of on-demand nurses in hospital patient care.


  1. Responding to Emergency Needs: on-demand nurses are available to respond to emergency situations that may occur within the hospital. They are trained to handle situations that require immediate attention, such as administering medications, treating wounds, or treating patients experiencing urgent symptoms.

  2. Monitoring Patient Condition: the on-demand nurse is responsible for monitoring the patient's condition regularly. They can check vital signs, measure blood pressure, temperature, and monitor the patient's response to the medical care provided.

  3. Provide Emotional Support: in addition to medical care, on-demand nurses also play a role in providing emotional support to patients. They can answer questions, provide information about care, and provide comfort to patients who are facing difficult situations.

  4. Care Coordination: on-demand nurses collaborate with the rest of the care team, such as physicians and physical therapists, to ensure patients receive coordinated and comprehensive care. They serve as an important link on the patient care team.

  5. Patient and Family Education: on-demand nurses also play a role in providing education to patients and families about medical conditions, treatments provided, and preventive measures. This helps patients and families understand the care process and make more informed decisions.


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