The impaired immune system Care map
Purpose of work
For this care map, demonstrate knowledge of the diagnostic process. Identify common assessment data, three priority nursing diagnoses, client-centered outcomes, and nursing interventions with rationale for a client with impaired immunity.
Describe strategies for safe, effective multidimensional nursing practice when providing care for clients experiencing immunologic, infectious, and inflammatory disorders.
Tom Howard, a 45-year older man with HIV from the community, has come to the clinic because he reports he had not been feeling well recently. During the intake process, Tom complains of a dry cough and chilling. The intake nurse takes his vital signs, and they are Temp 102 degrees Fahrenheit, Pulse 102, Respirations 28 breaths per minute, Blood pressure 135/86. The clinic physician refers Tom to the local hospital for a suspected opportunistic infection.
For this care map, include: assessment and data collection (including disease process, common labwork/diagnostics, subjective, objective, and health history data), three NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis, one SMART goal for each nursing diagnosis, and two nursing interventions with rationale for each SMART goal for a client with an immune system disorder.
Use at least two scholarly sources to support your care map.
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