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Myocarditis

NANDA Myocarditis

Myocarditis
is an inflammation of the heart muscle or myocardium. From the definition above can be concluded that myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle by a variety of causes, especially infectious agents.

Myocarditis is an inflammation of the heart muscle or myocardium. In general, myocarditis caused by infectious diseases, but can be as a result of allergic reactions to drugs and toxic effects of chemicals radiation.

Myocarditis can be caused by infections, allergic reactions, and toxic reactions. In the myocarditis, myocardial damage caused by a toxin released basil myocytes.

Myocarditis is an inflammation of the walls of the heart muscle caused by an infection or other causes to which is unknown (idiopathic) (Dorland, 2002).

Myocarditis is a focal or diffuse inflammation of the heart muscle (myocardium) (Doenges, 1999).

From the definition above can be concluded that myocarditis is inflammation / inflammatory heart muscle by a variety of causes, especially infectious agents.

Clinical symptoms of Myocarditis
  • tired
  • shortness of breath
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • fever
Other symptoms because the underlying disorder (Griffith, 1994)
  • shiver
  • fever
  • anorexia
  • chest pain
  • Dyspnea and dysrhythmias.
  • tamponade
  • Compression (in the pericardial effusion)


NANDA Myocarditis
Nursing Diagnosis for Myocarditis

1. Acute Pain

2. Risk of Decreased Cardiac Output

3. Risk for Infection

4. Ineffective Peripheral Tissue Perfusion

5. Activity Intolerance

6. Knowledge Deficit

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