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DIAGNOSIS Anxiety r/t change in health status Subjective cues: - “kulba jud dong eh kay wala jud ko kabalo unsa

akong sakit” as verbalized by patient Objective cues: - cooperative with interventions being done to her Background knowledge: Anxiety is the vague uneasy feeling of discomfort or dread accompanied by an autonomic response (often nonspecific or

NEED DESIRED OUTCOME P Within 8 hours of H nursing intervention, Y the patient will be S able to relax and I report reduced O anxiety by: L O 1. identifying G ways to deal I and express C anxiety 2. verbalizing N awareness of E feelings of E anxiety D

NURSING INTERVENTIONS Independent: Monitor signs vital

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EVALUATION MODIFICATION Goal not met Continue independent nursing interventions and monitor anxiety levels of client.

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Anxiety causes palpitation and rapid pulse rate To promote relaxation and comfort To reduce anxiety of client and prevent fatigue

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Provide quite and calm environment Provide diversionary activities such as reading, socialization, etc. Establish good relationship with client

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Good relationship with client helps the client verbalize his/her feelings To reduce additional anxiety and fear to the
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Avoid false reassurance

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etc. Melon have experienced anxiety due to fear related to her changed health status. positive visualization.unknown to the individual). Utilizing anxietyreducing activities enhances patient’s sense of personal mastery and confidence. Mrs. - Dependent: - 78 . client Encourage patient to talk about feelings Exploration and recognition of factors leading to or reducing anxious feeling helps client develop alternative responses towards stimulus. reassuring selfstatements.a feeling of apprehension caused by anticipation of danger. - Assist client in developing anxietyreducing activities like deep breathing.