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report

 [re-port´]
a prepared account of an event, investigation, or evaluation, usually for formal presentation to an authority or group.
accident report incident report.
case report a narrative in the professional literature that identifies a single incident and discusses pertinent factors related to the patient.
incident report a written document describing inadvertent trauma to a patient, errors or omissions in care, or untoward events happening to staff or visitors. Such a report should be filed as soon after the event as possible. Called also accident report.
shift report in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as exchanging essential patient care information with other nursing staff at change of shift.

report

[ripôrt′]
Etymology: L, re + portare, to carry
(in nursing) the transfer of information from the nurses on one shift to the nurses on the following shift or before the transfer of a patient from one unit to another. Report is given systematically at the time of change of shift. The nurse manager, team leader, or primary nurse conducts the report, summarizing the progress and status of each patient for the nurses who will next assume responsibility for the care. The provider of the information is said to "give report," and the oncoming staff to "take report." Report may be given to the assembled oncoming staff, or it may be tape recorded so that staff members can listen to it individually or in a group on their own schedule. The Kardex and medcard of each patient are updated before report, and staff members are informed of the changes during report.

re·port

(rē-pōrt')
A formal account, oral, written, or electronic, of conditions, events, or actions.
[O.Fr. reporter, fr. L. re-portare, to carry back]

report

1. The account, usually verbal and often tape-recorded, that the nursing staff going off duty gives to the oncoming staff. The purpose is to provide continuity of care despite the change in staff. The information provided is of the utmost importance in caring for critically ill patients.
2. A record of a drug reaction, illness, medical emergency, or other health-related statistic.

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A. as long as the wound is already recovered, I think you can start the sexual activities. But again it depends on every person, I think scoote had given us a good example for that.
In case you still feel some discomfort and even hurt sensation down there, it is advisable to go see your doctor, just to check.

Meanwhile, enjoy your life and my greeting for baby Shelly..

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