Nursing Process Practice Cases: Pneumonia

An 84 year old female Patient in the unit is being treated for Chronic bacterial pneumonia. In handover assessment, she appears weak while presenting with complaints of hotness of body, headache, chest pain of 7/10 and difficulty breathing. Vital signs; BP 92/50mmHg, pulse of 110 b/m SPO2 84% on room air with respirations of 22b/m temp 38 °C. She is diaphoretic with skin pinch return greater than 3 seconds.

Write a care plan for this patient. Let us know in the comments section how that goes. Here is a seven column NCP and some tips and ideas to get you off on the right foot.

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