Nursing outcomes, interventions, Patient teaching, Nursing Care Plans for Preeclampsia Pregnancy Induced Hypertension
Nursing Key outcomes Nursing Care Plans for Preeclampsia, The patient will:
- Be able to perform activities of daily living without excessive fatigue.
- Identify strategies to reduce anxiety.
- Maintain optimal functioning within the confines of the visual impairment.
- Maintain orientation to environment.
- Verbalize fears and concerns
- Demonstrate adaptive coping behaviors.
- Exhibit signs of adequate cerebral and peripheral perfusion.
- Avoid complications.
- Fluid volume will remain within normal parameters.
- The patient's urine output will remain within normal limits.
Nursing interventions Nursing Care Plans for Preeclampsia
- Monitor the patient vital sign regularly for changes in blood pressure, pulse rate, respiratory rate, fetal heart rate, vision, level of consciousness, and deep tendon reflexes and for headache unrelieved by medication.
- Immediately report changes.
- Assess these signs before administering medications.
- Monitor the extent and location of edema.
- Elevate affected extremities to promote venous return.
- Assess fluid balance by measuring intake and output and by checking daily weight.
- Provide a quiet, darkened room until the patient's condition stabilizes.
- Enforce strict bed rest.
- Provide emotional support for the patient and family.
- Explain to patients and family if the patient's condition necessitates premature delivery.
Patient teaching Nursing Care Plans for Preeclampsia
- Teach the patient and her family how to identify and report signs and symptoms of preeclampsia and eclampsia.
- Instruct the patient to maintain bed rest as ordered.
- Advice her to lie in a left lateral position to increase venous return, Elevate affected extremities, cardiac output, and renal blood flow.
- Stress the importance of adequate nutrition in the prenatal period.
- Advise the patient to avoid foods high in sodium.
- Explain the importance of scheduling and keeping prenatal visits.