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Care Plan A Nursing Assignment
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Running Head: Assignment 1 – Essay Assignment 1 – Essay – Care Plan A Student Name University Name Subject Name Instructor Name Date of Submission Assignment 1 – Essay – Care Plan A Introduction In order to decide each diagnosis, the NANDA – 1 list (Crisp and Taylor, 2009) and Handbook of Nursing Diagnosis (Carpenito-Moyet, 2006) have been used.
The method of prioritization has also been clarified in the beginning of the discussion part. The paper stresses the importance of sincere nursing practices and steady and prompt intervention coupled with preventive measures and advanced examinations. Discussion Method of Prioritization The diagnoses have been prioritized as per the emergency assessment of each. The fear of risk along with lack of mobility is most serious since there can be sudden accident due to the patient’s low confidence and body balance problems. The diagnosis of bruising and skin tear can be indicative for more serious conditions like pressure ulcer. Polypharmacy is a relatively less severe condition since it can be gradually addressed. Bowel irregularities are the most chronic and common condition, so this problem is at the end of the priority list. Diagnosis 1 Mrs. Blackwell, aged in her 80, fell at home and subsequently underwent a right total hip anthroplasty. Now she has restricted mobility due to previous falls and recent surgery. She expresses fear of falling again and she finds it hard to use the walking frame. All these facts prove that she has fear of fall along with restricted mobility. Goal: To help Mrs. Blackwell improve her Get Up and Go Test rating by 75% in the next 5 weeks. ...
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