Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Leukemia
Activity Intolerance related to general weakness, increased metabolic rate
Goal: Patient is able to tolerate the activity
- Increased tolerance activity can be measured
- Participate in daily activities according to ability level
- Showed decreased physiological signs of intolerance such as pulse, respiration and blood pressure within normal limits.
Nursing Intervention for Leukemia
- Evaluate reports of fatigue, noting inability to Participate in activities or ADLs.
Rationale: Effects of leukemia, anemia, and chemotherapy may be cumulative, ESPECIALLY During acute and active treatment phase, necessitating assistance.
- Encourage clients to keep a diary of daily routines and energy levels, noting activities That increase of fatigue.
Rationale: Helps clients prioritize activities and arrange around Them fatigue pattern.
- Provide quiet environment and uninterrupted rest periods. Encourage rest periods before meals.
Rationale: RestoreS energy needed for activity and cellular regeneration and tissue healing.
- Implement energy-saving techniques, Such as sitting, rather than standing and use of shower chair. Assist with ambulation or other activities, as indicated.
Rationale: Maximizes energy available for self-care tasks.
- Recommend small, Nutritious, high-protein meals and snacks throughout the day.
Rationale: Smaller meals require less energy for digestion than larger meals. Increased intake provides fuel for energy.
- Provide supplemental oxygen.
Rationale: Maximizes oxygen available for cellular uptake, Improving tolerance of activity.
- Administer blood and blood components, as indicated.
Rationale: Correcting anemia improves client's stamina and tolerance for activity.