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Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Assessment Nursing Diagnosis Interventions

Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Assessment Nursing Diagnosis Interventions

Dengue hemorrhagic fever is a severe, Potentially deadly infection spread by Certain species of Mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti)

Nursing Assessment - Nursing Care Plan for Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

Subjective data :
  • Weak.
  • Heat or fever.
  • Headache.
  • Anorexia, nausea, thirst, painful swallowing.
  • Heartburn.
  • Pain in muscles and joints.
  • Weary at the whole body.
  • Constipation (constipation).
Objective data
  • High body temperature, shivering, his face redden.
  • Mucosal dry mouth, bleeding gums, tongue dirty.
  • Red spots appear on the skin (petekia), torniquet test (+), epistaxis, ecchymoses,
  • Hyperemia of the throat.
  • Epigastric tenderness.
  • On palpation palpable enlarged liver and spleen.
  • In shock (degree IV) rapid and weak pulse, hypotension, cold extremities, anxiety, peripheral cyanosis, shallow breathing.

Nursing Diagnosis - Nursing Care Plan for Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever

Imbalanced Nutrition: Less Than Body Requirements
related to
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • anorexia.
Patient's nutritional needs are met, patients were able to spend the food in accordance with the position given / needed.

Nursing Intervention and Rational - Nursing Care Plan for Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever:

Assess complaints of nausea, pain in swallowing, and vomiting experienced by patients. Rational: To define how to handle it.

Assess how / how food was served.
Rational: How to serve food can affect the patient's appetite.

Give foods that are easy to swallow, like porridge.
Rationale: Helps reduce fatigue and improve the patient's food intake.

Give food in small portions and frequency often.
Rational: In order to avoid nausea.

Record the number / amount of food being spent by patients each day.
Rationale: To determine nutritional needs.

Give antiemetic drugs based on the program physician.
Rational: Antiemetics help patients reduce nausea and vomiting and the patient's nutritional intake is expected to increase.

Measure the patient's body weight every week.
Rationale: To determine the nutritional status of patients

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