hi! im a 1st yr nrsg student and im having a hard time choosing the appropriate nursing diagnoses for situations given to us. can you please help me with these assigment which is due tomorrow...
you are assigned to care for a 68 y/o client who has just returned to your nursing unit after abdominal surgery with general anesthesia. He has a history of of arthritis for which he takes non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) and uses a cane to ambulate. He lives alone in a large 2-storey house. His post-operative assessment reveals the ff: skin pale, warm and dry; abd'l dressing dry and intact; VS of B temp 37.3 C, PR of 78 bpm, RR of 16 bpm and BP of 130/70; responsive but sleepy, reluctant to couch, deep breath; and turn because of complaints of pain.
Identify at least 3 problems and prioritize. Make a nursing care plan for your priority problem.
Hope you can help me with this. Is it correct if my priority problem would be acute pain?