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NURSING DIAGNOSIS SUBJECTIVE: It will almost certainly resolve in a day or two as the medical OBJECTIVE; problem is treated. > Dry skin > Reddish > Jaundice > Viral infection

SCIENTIFIC KNOWLEDGE Impaired liver function ⇔Infection ⇔jaundice⇔ possible weight loss ⇔ bilirubin concentration ⇓ ⇔ AST/ALT ⇑ ⇔ indicating cellular necrosis ⇔ headache,chill and fever ⇔

PLANNING LONGTERM: >After a2 weeks of effective nursing intervention the patient will be able to: >Be free of signs of liver failure as evidenced by absence of jaundice. SHORT TERM: > After 4 days the patient will be able to: > demonstrate behaviors to reduce risk factors.

INTERVENTION RATIONALE EVALUATION INDEPENDENT: >Monitor VS >Provide aseptic technique >Demonstrate proper waste disposal INDEPENDENT: >Administer medications as ordered. >To prevent from infection >The patient was able to be free of signs of liver failure as evidenced by absence of jaundice.

>To avoid contamination >The patient was able to demonstrate behaviors to reduce risk factors.

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