Download e-book for iPad: Pediatric nursing care plans for the hospitalized child by Sharon Ennis Axton RN MS PNP-CS, Terry Fugate RN MSN

By Sharon Ennis Axton RN MS PNP-CS, Terry Fugate RN MSN

Up-to-date in an all new third version, Pediatric Care Plans for the Hospitalized baby  is an essential guide to getting ready individualized care plans adapted to satisfy the certain wishes of the non-critical, hospitalized baby. This e-book presents a brief reference for correlating pediatric scientific diagnoses with nursing diagnoses, and may function a valuable tool within the medical setting.  a different thirteen-part structure presents care plans which are geared up by means of clinical diagnoses with six corresponding nursing diagnoses for every scientific prognosis. during this new version all the nursing care plans are positioned in tables rather than textual content, making it a lot more uncomplicated for the reader to appreciate and entry

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The bacteria can also cause abscesses by infiltrating the deeper tissues of the heart or arteries. Infectious agents may be introduced into the child’s circulation from any site of localized infection. Surgical or dental procedures can be implicated in most cases of 34 infective endocarditis. Children who have undergone cardiac surgery for a systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt, valve replacement, or valve conduit repair are at high risk, as are children with cyanotic heart disease who have poor dental hygiene.

Document whether teaching was done and describe results. TEACHING GOALS Child and/or family will be able to verbalize at least 4 characteristics of (continued) 26 | Part 1 Primary Nursing Diagnosis: Decreased Cardiac Output (continued) Expected Outcomes Possible Nursing Interventions Rationale Evaluation for Charting Education of child/ family will allow for accurate care. Document whether teaching was done and describe results. decreased cardiac output such as • • • • • rapid heart rate cold extremities weakness irritability decreased appetite Child and/or family will be able to verbalize knowledge of care such as • medication administration • head elevated position • sufficient rest periods • monitoring intake and output • identification of any signs/symptoms of decreased cardiac output (such as those listed under Assessment) • when to contact health care provider Teach child/family about care.

Activity intolerance of child c. uncertain prognosis for child d. potential serious complications *Non-NANDA diagnosis. | SIX | RHEUMATIC FEVER MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS PATHOPHYSIOLOGY Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is a systemic inflammatory disease that follows an acute group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus (GAS) pharyngeal infection. ARF occurs after an asymptomatic latent period of 2 to 6 weeks (following the initial GAS infections) and appears to be an autoimmune response to the GAS antigens. Streptococci and normal connective tissues, such as those found in the myocardium, have similar antigen-determinant sites.

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