Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Atrial Septal Defect

Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Atrial Septal Defect

Atrial Septal Defect Nursing Diagnosis Nursing Intervention Atrial septal defect (ASD) is a form of congenital heart defect that enables blood flow between the left and right atria via the interatrial septum. The interatrial septum is the tissue that divides the right and left atria. Without this septum, or if there is a defect in this septum, it is possible for blood to travel from the left side of the heart to the right side of the heart, or vice versa.


Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Atrial Septal Defect

Nursing Diagnosis

Risk for Decreased Cardiac Output

Related to

defect structure

Goal:
The client will demonstrate improved cardiac output.

Expected outcomes:
  • Heart frequency, blood pressure, and peripheral perfusion are at the normal age-appropriate.
  • Adequate urine output (between 0.5 to 2 ml / kg, depending on age)

Nursing Intervention for Atrial Septal Defect
  • Give medication according to the program, using the precautions designed to prevent toxisitas.
  • Give afterload-lowering drugs according to program
  • Give diuretics according to courses

Nursing Diagnosis

Risk for Infection

Related to
weakness physical status

Goal:
Clients do not show evidence of infection

Expected outcomes:
Children are free from infection.

Nursing Intervention for Atrial Septal Defect
  • Avoid contact with infected individuals
  • Give adequate rest
  • Give optimal nutrition to support the body's natural defenses.

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