Your assignment is to produce a written piece of work addressing the following areas;
- Briefly describe the pathophysiology of the appendix in relation to the gastrointestinal system. In your answer identify the clinical manifestations of appendicitis.
Outline pre-op considerations with particular attention to Josh diagnosis.
Nursing Management Post-op
Develop Two Nursing Diagnosis
Using either the Primary survey or DRSABCDE develop Two Post-OP Nursing Diagnosis.
Develop Two SMART Goals for each Nursing Diagnosis
- ALL Goals/Plans MUST BE SMART
Specific< Measurable<Achievable <Realistic<Timely.
Develop One Implementation for each SMART Goal
- Students must provide evidence based practice or rationale for each implementation/task.
- Outline three medication that may be prescribed for Josh post-op including indications for use, side effects and nursing considerations on medication administration.