NURSING CARE PLAN: PAIN
Name of Patient:
45 years old
“Masakit ung dito(pertaining to thelower abdomen),tapos paggumagalaw akomasakit din.Minsan sa likod,tapos dito sa babang dibdib.”- When asked todescribe theintensity of pain ona scale of 1-10, thepatient said its 6
patient’s facialexpressions showsigns of pain- guardingbehavior on thelower abdomen- patient looksrestless and weakAcute pain relatedto acuteinflammation of renal tissues asmanifested bypatient’sverbalization,behavior, andchanges in vitalsigns
Acute inflammation of renal tissues
Genitourinary pain isusually caused bydistension of someportion of the urinarytract because of obstructed urine flowor inflammation andswelling of tissues.Severity of pain of pain is related to thesudden onset rather than the extent of distension.Unrelived acute paincan affect thepulmonary,cardiovascular,gastrointestinal,endocrine, andimmune systems. The
After 8 hours of nursingintervention, theclient will be ableto reportrelief/control of pain.
1) After 15-20minutes of physicalassessment, theclient will beassessed for precipitating/contributingfactors of hispain.1) Perform physicalassessment whichincludes locationand characteristicsof paina. Use painassessment scale toidentify intensity of pain.Pain is asubjectiveexperience andmust bedescribed by theclient in order toplan effectivetreatment.
Kozier,Fundamentals of Nursing, 7
Provides baselinefor assessingchanges in painlevel andevaluatinginterventions.
Smeltzer & Bare,Medical Surgical
1) Was the clientable to beassessed for precipitating/contributing factorsof his pain after 15-20 minutes of physicalassessment?Yes __ No __ If No, Why?