Bacterial vaginitis will have a creamy gray or white appearance with a strong

Bacterial vaginitis will have a creamy gray or white

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Bacterial vaginitis will have a creamy-gray or white appearance with a strong fish-like odor. (D’Mico and Barbarito, 2016). In this case Ms. Riley had a clear discharge but was positive or Chlamydia most likely indicating she was early in the infection. Nursing Diagnosis: Ineffective health maintenance, related to a lack of knowledge about the disease process and its transmission. Interventions: Education about the importance to wear protection during sexual intercourse or oral sex. Although birth control does help in the prevention of pregnancy it does not prevent STI’s. It is important to stress to Ms. Riley the need to inform her sexual partners of the infection as %70 of women and %50 of men are asymptomatic that harbor Chlamydia. Make sure to educate the patient the proper dosage and route or the antibiotics to be taken and the importance of finishing the full prescription. Recommendation of follow-up exams are encouraged for sexually active patients. (Nurse Care Plan, 2016)
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CHLAMYDIA 3 Reference D'Amico, D., & Barbarito, C. (2007). Health & physical assessment in nursing . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. Nurse Care Plan. (n.d.). Retrieved February 25, 2016, from
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  • Fall '17
  • keisha lovence
  • Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior, Chlamydia infection, Oral sex, chlamydia

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