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Unformatted text preview: Prioritized Diagnosis 1. Chronic pain related to tissue trauma secondary to Rheumatoid Arthritis as evidence by verbalization of pain for more than 6 months, constant numbness and tingling, and over all stiffness and inflammation. 2. Acute pain related to tissue trauma secondary to recent surgery and PEG tube as evidence by verbalization of pain in the neck, tenderness in the abdomen, use of pain medication. 3. Impaired tissue integrity related to decreased blood and nutrients to tissues secondary to NPO status and surgery as evidence by wounds on elbow and neck. 4. Diarrhea related to side effects of antibiotics as evidence by verbalization of increased frequency of stool and irregular consistency of stool. 5. Nausea related to varying blood pressure secondary to orthostatic hypotension as evidence by patient lying in bed entire day, inability to raise the head of the bed without...
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course NURSING Nursing taught by Professor Nursing during the Spring '08 term at Kentucky.
- Spring '08