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Nursing Diagnosis for Pneumonia and Nursing Interventions for Pneumonia

1. Nursing Diagnosis Deficient Knowledge : about the condition and the need for action

Related to:
  • Less exposed to information
  • Less to remember
  • Misinterpretation
Possible evidenced by:
  • Requests for information
  • Statement of misconception
  • Repeat mistakes
Expected outcomes are:
  • Stated understanding of disease processes and treatment conditions
  • Do changes in lifestyle
Nursing Interventions for Pneumonia :
  • Review of normal lung function
  • Discuss aspects of the inability of the disease, duration of healing and hope of recovery
  • Provide written and verbal form
  • Emphasize the importance of continuing effective cough
  • Emphasize the need to continue antibiotic therapy for the recommended period.

2. Nursing Diagnosis for Pneumonia : Risk for Deficient Fluid Volume

Risk factors:
  • Excessive loss of fluids (fever, sweating, hyperventilation, vomiting)
Expected outcomes are:
  • Balance of fluid balance
  • Moist mucous membranes, normal turgor, capillary filling fast.
Nursing Interventions:
  • Assess changes in vital signs
  • Assess skin turgor, mucous membrane moisture
  • Note the report nausea / vomiting
  • Monitor input and output, note the color, character of urine
  • Calculate the fluid balance
  • Fluid intake of at least 2500 / day
  • Give the drug as an indication: antipyretic, antiemetic
  • Provide additional IV fluids as necessary

3. Nursing Diagnosis : Pain (Acute / Chronic)

Related to:
  • Inflammatory lung parenchyma
  • Cellular reactions against circulating toxins
  • Persistent cough
Possible evidenced by:
  • Chest pain
  • Headache, joint pain
  • Protect an area hospital
  • Distraction behaviors, restlessness
Expected outcomes are:
  • Cause the pain is gone / controlled
  • Show relaxed, rest / sleep and increased activity quickly.
Nursing Interventions:
  • Determine the characteristics of pain
  • Vital Signs Monitor
  • Teach relaxation techniques
  • Advise and assist the patient in the technique of chest compressions during episodes of coughing.