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Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Interventions for Mesothelioma

Nursing Diagnosis for Mesothelioma

  • Ineffective airway clearance
  • Ineffective breathing pattern
  • Pain
  • Impaired gas exchange
  • Impaired physical mobility
  • Anxiety
  • Excess fluid volume
  • Fatigue
  • Hopelessness
  • Impaired skin integrity
  • Risk for infection

Nursing Interventions for Mesothelioma
  • Monitor respiratory status, Provide oxygen as ordered.
  • Assist the patient to a comfortable position (Fowler's position, for example)
  • Provide action for patient comfort: Such as repositioning and relaxation techniques.
  • Provide treatment to reduce pain, according to therapy programs. Monitor and document the medication's effectiveness.
  • If mobility decreases, turn the patient frequently. Provide skin care, particularly over bony prominences. Encourage him to be as active as possible.
  • Monitor I.V. fluid intake to avoid circulatory overload and pulmonary congestion.
  • Monitor vital signs: blood pressure, respiration, pulse, body temperature.
  • Teach relaxation techniques.
  • Teach breathing and positioning variations to ease the dyspnea associated with progressive disease

Nursing Diagnosis, Nursing Interventions NCP for Mesothelioma

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