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Nursing care of patients undergoing tonsillectomy
Transcript of Nursing care of patients undergoing tonsillectomy
common low risk procedure
usually performed for sleep-disordered breathing and when tonsillitis occurs frequently
- most common post tonsillectomy complaint
NURSING CARE PLAN
GOOD PREOPERATIVE CARE
lower risk of complication
patient's surgical and anesthesia background
preparation of the patient and family
understanding the long term goal
There is no infection.
• Monitor temperature every 4 hours, the state of injury when performing maintenance.
• Give an antibiotic is prescribed, give at least 2 liters of fluid every day while implementing antibiotic therapy.
• Give antipyretics are prescribed if there is fever
Diagnosis - Risk for infection related to the factors of surgery
The patient expresses pain is reduced and shows a relaxed and calm state.
• Assess the level or degree of pain felt by the patient using a scale.
• Help the patient in finding factor in precipitation of pain felt.
• Create a quiet environment.
• Teach and demonstrate to patients about several ways to do relaxation techniques.
• decrease children’s anxiety
Diagnosis - Acute Pain related to surgical operations
The patient was able to communicate to meet their basic needs and showed improvement in their communication capabilities
• Do a personal communication with the patient (often but short and easy to understand).
• Create an atmosphere of acceptance of the changes experienced by the patient.
• Instruct patients to improve communication techniques.
• Use non-verbal communication techniques
Diagnosis - Impaired verbal communication
childrens right and a priority of treatment
Understanding of pain management is crucial
Every interaction with patients and families should be viewed as an opportunity
Nurses are truly the key to a successful postoperative pain management