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Bag Technique Checklist

Bag Technique Checklist

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Skill: Bag Technique Action in Testing for Sugar and Albumin inUrine
Preparation4321Comments
1.
Assemble equipment:
Paper Lining
Extra paper for making waste bag /Kidney Basin
Plastic/ linen lining
Apron
Hand Towel
Soap in soap dish
Cotton balls
(1) pair of sterile gloves
Alcohol Lamp
(2) 10 mL test tube
Dropper
Test tube holder
Urine Specimen
Benedict’s qualitative reagent
Acetic Acid
Procedure
2.
Upon arrival at the patient’s home, placethe bag on the table lined with a cleanpaper. The clean side must be out and thefolded part, touching the table.
Rationale:To protect the bag from getting contaminated.
3.
Ask for a basin of water or a glass of drinking water if tap water is notavailable.
 
Rationale: To be used for handwashing
4.
Open the bag and take out the towel andsoap.
 
Rationale: To prepare for handwashing
5.
Wash hands using soap and water. Wipeto dry.
 
Rationale: To prevent infection fromthe care provider to the client.
6.
Take out the apron from the bag and putit on with the right side out.
 
Rationale: To protect the nurse’s uniform.
7.
Put out all the necessary articles neededfor the specific care. ( sugar and albumintesting)
 
Rationale: To have them readily accessible.
8.
Close the bag and put it in one corner of the working area.
 
Rationale: To prevent contamination
.
9.
Proceed in performing the necessary
 
nursing care and treatment.TEST FOR SUGAR
10.
Explain to the client what you doing, whyit is necessary and provide client privacy.Instruct the client to:
1)Wash her perineum with soap andwater.2)Collect fresh midstream urine into smallclean bottle.3)Wipe the specimen bottle beforehandling it back to you.4)Label the bottle with complete name of client.
11.
Place about 6-8 drops of urine in a 10 mltest tube.
12.
Add 3-5 ml of Benedict’s qualitativereagent.
13.
Light the alcohol lamp.
14.
Using the test tube holder, hold themixture over the flame, noting the mouthof the test tube is away from you.
15.
Bring to boil.
16.
Remove from flame, and then put out theflame.
17.
Let stand for 1 minute.
18.
Interpret result and record.TEST FOR ALBUMIN (Using heat and acetic acid)
19.
Fill the test tube about 2/3 full of clearurine.
20.
Heat the upper portion of the test tubeuntil it boils.
21.
Add 5 drops of 10% acetic acid, 1 drop ata time.
22.
Interpret result and record.AFTER CARE
23.
After giving the treatment, clean and putback all things that were used andperform handwashing.
 
Rationale: To protect the caregiver and prevent infection.
24.
Open the bag and return all things thatwere used in their proper places aftercleaning them.
2
Remove apron, folding it away from the

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