Question 1783

Question Answered step-by-step Gastrointestinal Nursing Care PlanA 22 year-old female named Angela, presents to the emergency room with the chief complaint of dizziness, diarrhea and rectal bleeding. She has been having recurrent episodes of vague abdominal pain, nausea, and diarrhea with occasional bright red blood seen in the toilet over the last 8 weeks. She has lost 8 pounds in the last month. She takes no medications but does take over the counter natural supplements. She has been only able to eat and drink small amounts.She describes her life as stressful, and feels sometimes that it is unmanageable. Insomnia occurs at least three times a week, as well as feeling anxious during the day. She admits to using alcohol at times to help her sleep. She lives in the dorm on campus. She works part time as a cashier in the food court. She is in her third semester of a local nursing program and hopes to graduate next year. She shares that her boyfriend recently broke up with her and she has been feeling down. PMx: UnremarkableFamily Hx: Mother age 48, well. Father age 50, hypertension. Paternal grandfather diagnosed with colon cancer at age 60.  Angela meets with the gastroenterologist and is very overwhelmed with the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis. She begins to cry and states “How will I ever finish nursing school? My life is over”.  0948 – Pt. up in chair, was feeling well. Stood up to go to W/R. Pt. felt dizzy and lightheaded. Assisted back to chair.  Identify 1 priority nursing diagnosis.1 goal/objectiveEnsure your Assessments supports your nursing diagnosis and objective.4 nursing interventions (4 only) and rationaleNURSING DIAGNOSIS: GOAL/OBJECTIVE: ASSESSMENTS (S&S/FINDINGS/MANIFESTATIONS/DATA etc) Nursing Intervention Research/Evidenced-Based Rationale Health Science Science Nursing NURSING 401 Share QuestionEmailCopy link Comments (0)

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