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NURSING CARE PLAN

Assessment Nursing Scientific Objectives Interventions Expected


Diagnosis Rationale Outcomes
Patient Alteration in An inguinal Patient gets -assess the pain Analgesics
verbalizes pain comfort pain hernia is a relief from pain level of the given.
over the related to protrusion of patient Patient resting
operated site. surgical abdominal-cavity -provide comfortably.
intervention. contents through comfortable
the inguinal canal. position to the
Symptoms are patient
present in about -instruct the
66% of affected patient to splint
people. This may the surgical site
include pain or while
discomfort coughing/moving
especially with -Diversion
coughing, therapy
exercise, or bowel -Administer
movements. analgesics as
prescribed

Patient nil by High risk for An inguinal Patient maintain -assess the level Patient
mouth since fluid volume hernia is a normal fluid of hydration of maintains
previous day deficit related to protrusion of volume. the patient. normal fluid
midnight. Lips nil by mouth abdominal-cavity -monitor vital volume.
dry. status contents through sign. Has adequate
the inguinal canal. -monitor urine urine output
Symptoms are output.
present in about -maintain intake
66% of affected output.
people. This may -chart
include pain or
discomfort -administered IV
especially with as ordered
coughing,
exercise, or bowel
movements.
Patient asks Knowledge Patient gain -Assess the -patient
doubts deficit regarding adequate knowledge level verbalized
regarding pre pre and post knowledge of the patient importance of
op preparation operative care. regarding pre -Explain to the pre op nil bu
and post patient regarding mouth and
operative care the need of NPO, importance of
pre operation early
skin preparation, mobilisation
sight marking.
-Explain
regarding post op
pain
management,
early
mobilisation,
splinting
technique