nursing interventions

Nursing Interventions for Measles

Keep infected person in isolation until the 5th day of rash. Keep the patient in bed until fever and cough subside. Provide eye care (i.e., clean eyelid, irrigate eye with saline). Protect eyes of patients from glare of strong light as they are apt to be inflamed. Keep the patient in an adequately ventilated room […]

Nursing Interventions for Malignant Melanoma

Assessment A thorough assessment of the skin is to be done annually on any individual with fair skin, frequent sun exposure, nevi, blemishes, freckles, skin discolorations, or those who have a history of malignant melanoma or other forms of skin cancer. Collaborate with other healthcare when examining the patient’s skin, ensure that all areas have […]

Nursing Interventions for Impetigo

Promote good hygiene. Instruct the client not to squeeze a boil or pimple; the protective wall of induration that localizes the infection should not rupture or be destroyed. Teach regular and effective hand washing. Advise patient to keep fingernails cut short Instruct the client to bathe at least daily with bactericidal soap. Injured skin areas […]

Nursing Interventions for Oral Cancer

Assess airway patency and respiratory status every hour until stable. Maintain semi-Fowler’s position, supporting arms. Encourage to turn, cough, and deep breathe every 2 to 4 hours. Teach the importance of activity, turning, coughing, and deep breathing. Monitor daily weights. Blood pressure monitoring for hypertension is important in patients taking sorafenib or sunitinib Consult with […]

Nursing Interventions for Plantar Warts

Review the patient’s daily regimen and recommend the following: daily soaking of the foot in warm water for 5 to 10 minutes, drying of the area, debridement of hyperkeratotic tissue with an emery board or pumice stone, topical application of salicylic acid, and occlusion by either a bandage or duct tape. Administer salicylic acid and […]

Nursing Interventions for Polycystic Kidney Disease

Take patient history and perform assessment. Monitor vital signs especially blood pressure. Monitor renal function and urine elimination, hydration, fluid and electrolyte balance. Monitor daily weights Assess edema and promote skin integrity. Access site for dialysis (if appropriate) Give prescribed drugs, including ACE inhibitors to control hypertension (if giving diuretics, obtain specimens for serum electrolyte […]