Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Interventions

Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Scabies

Scabies is an itchy skin condition caused by a tiny burrowing mite called Sarcoptes scabiei. The presence of the mite leads to intense itching in the area of its burrows. The urge to scratch may be especially strong at night.

  • Itching, most commonly at night
  • Rashes, mostly between the fingers
  • Sores (abrasions) on the skin from scratching and digging
  • Thin, pencil-mark lines on the skin

Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Scabies
  1. Risk for infection related to damaged skin tissue and invasive procedures

    Goal :
    Avoid the risk of infection

    Criteria for outcome :
    • Clients are free from signs and symptoms of infection
    • Showing the ability to prevent infection
    • Demonstrate healthy behavior
    • Describe the process of transmission of disease, factors that affect transmission.

    Plan of action :
    • Monitor signs and symptoms of infection
    • Monitor susceptibility to infection
    • Limit visitors when necessary
    • Instruct the guests to wash their hands during a visit and after leaving the patient
    • Maintain aseptic environment during installation tool
    • Give skin care in the area epidema
    • Inspection of skin and mucous membranes of the redness, hot
    • Inspection of the wound
    • Provide antibiotic therapy if necessary
    • Teach how to avoid infection.
  2. Impaired skin integrity related to edema

    Goal :
    Layer of the skin looks normal

    Criteria for outcome :
    • A good skin integrity can be maintained (sensation, elasticity, temperature)
    • No cuts or lesions on the skin
    • Able to protect skin and keep skin moist and natural treatments

    Plan of action :
    • Instruct the patient using a loose-fitting clothing
    • Keep the skin clean to keep them clean and dry
    • Monitor the skin is a reddish
    • Wash the patient with warm water and soap

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