Diagnosis Prioritization

Diagnosis - Safety Security Protection Physio Stimulation Sex Activity Exploration Manipulation Novelty Physio Survival(base of pyramid Food Air

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NURS 314
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Based upon immediate,  most consequential need  and/or issue w/ hi’est  potential for poor  outcome If none of above  concerns, consider if one  Dx is “holding up” the  others Get pt on board w/  priority!
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Utilize theory-Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and  Kalish’s Hierarchy        Self-Actual-                                                        ization                               Self-Esteem                            Love and Belonging                          Safety and Security                         Physiologic Needs
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                                      Self-actualization                         Esteem and Self-esteem                      Love, Belonging, and Closeness                   
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Unformatted text preview: Safety, Security, Protection Physio Stimulation: Sex, Activity, Exploration, Manipulation, Novelty Physio Survival (base of pyramid): Food, Air, Water, Temperature, Rest, Elimination, Pain Avoidance Ex: 5yo w/ hypovolemic shock due to severe diarrhea, VS: HR 190, RR 9 w/ apneic spells, BP 70/40; not answering questions or responding to painful stimuli. 3 Hi’est Priority Nsg Dx’s are: Which nursing diagnosis is current top priority? 50yo female; scheduled for hysterectomy; Med Hx HTN, hyperlipidemia; Meds: Atenolol 25 mg Qday, Plavix 75 mg Qday. Nursing Diagnoses for this patient . . . During pre-op admission period: 1 st post-op shift Day 3 post-op More practice-------...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course NURS 314 taught by Professor Chappell during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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Diagnosis - Safety Security Protection Physio Stimulation Sex Activity Exploration Manipulation Novelty Physio Survival(base of pyramid Food Air

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