Nursing Care Plan

Nursing Diagnosis for Patients with Altered Body Temperature

High risk for altered body temperature related to: Illness or trauma affecting temperature regulation. Medication causing vasoconstriction, vasodilation, altered metabolic state or sedation. Inactivity or vigorous activity. Hyperthermia related to: Exposure to excessively warm environment Increased metabolic rate. Dehydration. Hypothermia related to: Exposure to excessively cool environment. Debilitating illness or trauma. Lack of adequate clothing […]

Nursing Interventions in IV Infusion

It is very important to know the following nursing interventions in IV infusion: Verify the doctor’s order Know the type, amount and indication of IV therapy. Practice strict asepsis. Inform client and explain purpose of therapy. PRIME IV tubing to expel air. This will prevent air embolism. Clean the insertion site of IV needle from […]

Nursing Interventions Before Bronchogram

Bronchonography A radiopaque medium  is instilled directly into the trachea and bronchi and the entire bronchial tree or selected areas may be visualized through x-ray. Nursing Interventions before Bronchogram Secure written consent. Check for allergies to seafoods or iodine or anesthesia. NPO 6 to 8 hours. Pre-op meds: atropine SO4 and valium, topical anesthesia sprayed […]