Nursing Management for Atelectasis

Nursing Interventions for Atelectasis

Nursing Interventions: Atelectasis Encourage the patient to perform coughing and deep-breathing exercises every 1 to 2 hours. Help the patient use an incentive spirometer to encourage deep breathing. Gently reposition the patient often and help him walk as soon as possible. Administer adequate analgesics to control pain. Humidify inspired air and encourage adequate fluid intake […]