Nursing diagnoses for care plan

  1. Help! I'm doing three care plans for a patient with Acute Abdominal Pain and I need suggestions for nursing diagnoses that would be the highest priority.

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  3. by   Altra
    What's the problem / disease process that's causing the acute abdominal pain? Whatever that medical diagnosis is, it should provide you with several nursing diagnoses.

    If you don't have that info ... Pain/Alteration in Comfort, and maybe Fear/Anxiety.