Hi I'm new here. I am an ADN student in basic nursing. I had a pt that had a perforated gastric ulcer repaired with surgery. I need a nursing diagnosis for a care plan. The pt was unresponsive and comfort measures only. I'm having a hard time coming up with something that works. Any help would be appreciated.
Apr 7, '04
You can probably put any diagnosis related with surgery, such as Ineffective breathing pattern r/t sedation, or Risk for Fluid Volume Deficit r/t operative and postoperative bleeding, or Risk for Infection r/t abdominal incision, etc.