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Table 3 Care provided and recorded by nurses

From: Management of cellulitis and the role of the nurse: a 5-year retrospective multicentre study in Fako, Cameroon

Nursing role Nursing interventions Recorded Number of cases Percentage (%)
Care giver History taking and physical assessment Yes 107 53
  No 95 47
  Total 202 100
  Vital signs assessment Regularly 99 49
  Irregularly 94 46.5
  Never 9 4.5
  Total 202 100
  Care provision   Number of cases Percentage (%)
  Application of a cold compress   23 11.4
  Nursing care plan   2 1
  Medication administration   198 98
Educator Patient education and area   Number of cases Percentage (%)
  Nutritional education   5 2.5
  Prevention of recurrent infection   1 0.5