By Sheree Raye Comer
Deal with your aged sufferers with compassion, competence, and sound nursing ability. Delmar's Geriatric Nursing Care Plans, 3rd variation, presents designated details for nurses taking good care of the getting older inhabitants. The expanding variety of geriatric sufferers and the various components of care supply (home, medical institution, long term care facility, retirement group, and outpatient clinics) suggest that hugely expert and useful nursing care is a needs to. the entire details had to improve particular and potent nursing care plans for the main commonly-seen issues is incorporated during this basic source. Care plans solicit particular sufferer facts and advised the consumer to customise the interventions and overview the patient's person responses to care supplied.
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Delmar's Pediatric Nursing Care Plans - 3rd Ed. DocId=4&FxId=123&Sessio... 2 - HOSPITALIZED CHILD INTRODUCTION Hospitalization of the child, whether it involves a short-term hospital admission, surgery, a follow-up evaluation, or repeated hospitalizations for a chronic illness or episode, creates a crisis for the child and family. Responses to hospitalization are related to the developmental level of the child but generally include fear of separation, loss of control, injury, and pain. The ease of transition from home to the hospital depends on how well the child has been prepared for it and how the child's physical and emotional needs have been met.
See IMBALANCED NUTRITION: LESS THAN BODY REQUIREMENTS Related to: Loss of appetite, fatigue, oral ulcers, (specify). ) See RISK FOR IMPAIRED SKIN INTEGRITY Related to: Immobilization, side effects of medications; invasive procedures/IV infiltration; radiation treatments (specify). ) 12/22/2006 7:17 AM Delmar's Pediatric Nursing Care Plans - 3rd Ed. DocId=6&FxId=123&Sessio... See DISTURBED THOUGHT PROCESSES Related to: Physiologic changes, side effects of medication (specify). ) See INEFFECTIVE AIRWAY CLEARANCE Related to: (Specify) decreased energy and fatigue, tracheobronchial secretions, oral ulcers; decreased gag reflex.
Promotes learning and skill development, and facilitates expression of feelings. Promotes therapeutic play with a selection of toys and articles that include dolls or puppets (nurse, doctor, child, family members); hospital supplies (syringe, dressings, tape, tubes); paper, crayons, and paints; stuffed toys, toy telephone; prepares the child emotionally and cognitively for invasive procedures; fosters appropriate coping strategies. Prevents trauma or injury to the child. Promotes independence and control over play situation.