Monday, April 23, 2012

3 Nursing Diagnosis and Interventions for Bladder Cancer

3 Nursing Diagnosis and Interventions for Bladder Cancer1. Nursing Diagnosis for Bladder Cancer: Risk for infection related to inadequate defenses, secondary and immune system (the effect of chemotherapy / radiation), malnutrition, invasive procedures.

Goals:
  • Patients are able to identify and participate in infection prevention measures.
  • Showed no signs of infection and wound healing normally takes place.
Nursing Interventions for Bladder Cancer:
  • Wash hands before taking action. Visitors are also encouraged to do the same.
  • Maintain a good personal hygine
  • Monitor the temperature
  • Examine all the systems to look for signs of infection
  • Avoid / limit invasive procedures and maintain aseptic procedures
  • Collaborative
  • Give antibiotics when indicated.

2. Nursing Diagnosis for Bladder Cancer: Risk for Sexual Dysfunction related to deficit of knowledge / skills about alternative responses to health transition, decreased function / structure, the effects of treatment.

Goals:
  • Patients may express its understanding of the effects of cancer and treatment on sexuality.
  • Maintaining sexual activity within your limits
Nursing Interventions for Bladder Cancer:
  • Discuss with patients and families about sexuality and the reaction process and its relationship with disease
  • Give advise on the effect of treatment on sexuality
  • Give privacy to the patient and her partner. Knock before entering.

3. Nursing Diagnosis for Bladder Cancer: Risk for Impaired Skin Integrity related to the effects of radiation and chemotherapy, immunologic deficits, decreased nutrient intake and anemia.

Goals:
  • Patients can identify interventions related to specific conditions
  • Participate in the prevention of complications and accelerated healing
Nursing Interventions for Bladder Cancer:
  • Assess the integrity of the skin to see any side effects of cancer therapy, wound healing observed.
  • Instruct patient not to scratch the itch
  • Change the position of the patient on a regular basis
  • Give advise patients to avoid the use of skin creams, oils, powders without medical advice

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