Comprehensive Urine Analysis Interpretation for Medical Professionals | Health And Willness
If you are a medical professional, it is often required to obtain and interpret a UA, or urine analysis. This post summarizes and condenses need-to-know information in order to truly understand and be able to effectively evaluate a urinalysis in order to guide patient care.
During the nursing head-to-toe assessment, the nurse will be listening to the heart with a stethoscope. Auscultating the heart allows the nurse to assess the heart’s rhythm, rate, and sound of valve closure. The nurse will be assessing S1 and S2 while noting if there are any S1 and S2 splits or extra heart sounds like S3, S4, or heart murmurs.