Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Anxiety related to Testicular Cancer

Nursing Care Plan for Testicular Cancer : Diagnosis and Interventions : Anxiety

Testicular cancer
is the growth of malignant cells in the testes (testicles), which can cause enlarged testicles or cause a lump in the scrotum (the scrotum).

Testicular cancer, which ranks first in cancer deaths among men in the age group 20 to 35 years, is the most common cancer in men aged 15 to 35 years and is the second most common malignancy in the age group 35 years to 39 years .

Nursing Diagnosis: Anxiety related to crisis situations (cancer), health change, socio-economics, the role and functions, form interaction, preparation of death, separation of families.

  • Clients can relieve anxiety.
  • Relax and be able to see himself objectively.
  • Demonstrate effective coping and able to participate in treatment.
Nursing Interventions - Anxiety related to Testicular Cancer:
  • Determine the client's experience prior to the illness.
  • Provide accurate information about prognosis.
  • Give the client an opportunity to express anger, fear, confrontation. Give reasonable information to the emotions and expressions accordingly.
  • Explain the treatment, the purpose and side effects. Help clients prepare for treatment.
  • Note the ineffective coping such as lack of social interaction, helpless.
  • Encourage to develop interaction with the support system.
  • Provide a quiet and comfortable environment.
  • Maintain contact with clients, talk and touch with the fair.
  • Data about previous client experience will provide a basis for counseling and avoid duplication.
  • Provision of information to assist clients in understanding the disease process.
  • Can reduce client anxiety.
  • Assist clients in understanding the need for treatment and side effects.
  • Knowing the client's coping patterns and explore and resolve / provide solutions in an effort to increase the strength in dealing with anxiety.
  • So that clients get the support from the nearest person / family.
  • Providing the opportunity for clients to think / contemplate / rest.
  • Clients gain the confidence and belief that he is really in for help.

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