inspirometer


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inspirometer

[‚in·spə′räm·əd·ər]
(medicine)
An instrument for measuring the amount of air inspired.
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Patients commonly need to exercise deep breathing for faster recovery, with one of the conventional methods through use of an inspirometer. However, deep breathing becomes challenging for patients who have undergone surgery due to lung pain.
Apply oxygen, encourage coughing/deep Intervention breathing, and assist with inspirometer. Interdisciplinary Student contacts other team member (physician, Communication and charge nurse, respiratory therapist) to report Presentation of Case patient status/discuss plan of care.