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Hepatitis - Activity Intolerance Nursing Diagnosis

Nursing Care Plan for Hepatits

Hepatitis is a class of diseases that impact the liver. Hepatitis can cause inflammations of the liver and can cause its function to diminish. Hepatitis is characterized by the destruction of a number of liver cells and the presence of inflammatory cells in the liver tissue caused by excessive alcohol drinking, disorders of the gall bladder or pancreas, including medication side effects, and infections.

A person can develop hepatitis if they contract one of the viruses that can cause liver inflammation, or as a result of exposure to substances that can cause hepatitis. There are two ways that can lead to hepatitis: it can either occur as a result of infections or from autoimmune processes.

There are five main types of viral hepatitis, and each has their own transmission methods, effects, and symptoms. These five types are categorized, A, B, C, D, and E. The most common of these types are A, B, and C.

Studies suggest that one-third of the Earth's population is believed to have been infected with Hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B is dangerous because chronic hepatitis can result in the patient suffering from liver cancer and cirrhosis.


Nursing Diagnosis for Hepatitis B

Activity intolerance related to general weakness, decreased strength / endurance; pain, have limited activity; depression

characterized by: a report weakness, decreased muscle strength, refused to move.

Goal: Clients showed improvement on activity.

Expected outcomes: expressed understanding of the situation / risk factors and individual treatment programs.

Intervention and Rational:

1. Increase bed rest, create a tranquil environment.
Rationale: Increasing rest, and provides the energy used for healing.

2. Change position often, give a good skin care.
Rational: improving respiratory function and minimizes pressure on certain areas to reduce the risk of tissue damage.

3. Increase activity as tolerated premises.
Rational: prolonged bed rest can reduce the ability.

4. Encourage stress management techniques, examples of progressive relaxation, visualization, imagination guidance, provide appropriate entertainment activities.
Rationale: increased relaxation and increased energy.

5. Monitor recurrence of anorexia and enlarged liver tenderness.
Rational: shows a lack of resolution of the disease, requiring a break-up.

6. Assist in the procedure as indicated
Rational: removing the causative agent of toxic hepatitis can limit the degree of tissue damage.

7. Give medications as indicated: sedative, anti-anxiety agents.
Rational: to assist in the management of sleep needs.

8. Monitor liver enzyme levels.
Rational: to help determine the appropriate level of activity as a potential increase in the risk of recurrent preterm. ADS
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