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Module 05 Written Assignment- Care Plan
Module 05 Content
You are the nurse receiving a report on your patient that was admitted as an emergency earlier in the day. A 64-year-old female underwent a right colectomy. The right side of her colon was removed due to cancer. She has a history of smoking & no other health problems. She is currently being transferred to you in PACU. She has a midline incision with a Penrose drain, a stab wound w/ a Jackson Pratt drain with closed suction. She also has an NG tube, attached to low intermittent wall suction. She is alert, oriented, and can move all 4 extremities. BP is 110/68, Respiratory rate is 14, O2 stats are at 93% w/ additional oxygen given via nasal cannula.

All labs are normal. You are asked to change the dressings daily and document the drainage. What precautions will you take to prevent this patient from obtaining a nosocomial infection?

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Please answer the question and develop a care plan for a patient that will be having an elective surgery. Please use the provided format for building your care plan. You will need to use your nursing reference materials as you build this care plan.

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Professional Nursing 1 Care Plan

Student Name: ______ Surgical Procedure: _____________________________________________

Date: _____________ Definition of Surgical Procedure: ________________________________

Patient Initials: ______ Age: ___ Date of Care: _______________

Medical Diagnosis: __ _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Assessment data for Nursing DiagnosisNursing Diagnosis & Collaborative Problems (3)Expected Outcomes with Indicators(1 per ND)Nursing Interventions(2 per EO)Scientific Rationale for Nursing InterventionsRealistic Evaluation
Effectiveness of Nursing InterventionsAttainment of Expected Outcomes

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