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INTERVENTIONS/RATIO NALE >Monitor vital signs. -To identify physical responses associated with both medical and emotional conditions >Identify client’s perception of the threat represented by the situation. >Observe for behaviors which can point to the client’s level of anxiety >Encourage client to acknowledge and to express feelings >Be available to client for listening and talking


Subjective: Fear of unspecified consequences Objective: >confused >tendency to blame others >preoccupied >difficulty to learn

Anxiety related to threat of change in health status.

At the end of 8hr nursing interventions the patient will appear relaxed and report anxiety is reduced to a manageable level.

-GOAL MET The patient has the ability to recognize and express feelings thus the anxiety level has been reduced to a manageable state.