Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Cesarean Section Postoperative

Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Cesarean Section Postoperative

Cesarean Section Nursing Diagnosis Intervention Postoperative

Cesarean Section


A Cesarean section (C-section) is surgery to deliver a baby. The baby is taken out through the mother's abdomen. In the United States, about one in four women have their babies this way. Most C-sections are done when unexpected problems happen during delivery. These include
  • Health problems in the mother
  • The position of the baby
  • Not enough room for the baby to go through the vagina
  • Signs of distress in the baby
C-sections are also more common among women carrying more than one baby.


Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Cesarean Section Postoperative

Nursing Diagnosis

Risk for infection

Related to :
  • bleeding,
  • postoperative wound

Goal :
There were no infections, bleeding and wounds, after surgery.

Nursing Intervention for Cesarean Section Postoperative
  1. Assess the condition of output / dischart out; number, color, and odor from the operation wound.
    R / recording the changes in output. The existence of a darker color with a bad smell may be a sign of infection.

  2. Tell the client the importance of wound care during the postoperative period.
    R / Infection can arise from lack of cleanliness of the wound.

  3. Have a general culture in the output.
    R / Various bacteria can be identified through the output.

  4. Perform wound care.
    R / Incubation germs in the wound area can cause infection.

  5. Tell the client how to identify signs of infection.
    R / Various clinical manifestations can be nonspecific sign of infection, fever and increased pain may be symptoms of infection.


Nursing Diagnosis

Acute Pain

Related to
  • postoperative wound
Goal :
Pain is reduced / no pain

Nursing Intervention for Cesarean Section Postoperative
  1. Assess the condition of pain experienced by the client.
    R / Measurement of the level of pain can be performed with pain scales.

  2. Tell the client suffered pain and its causes.
    R / Improving coping clients, in dealing with pain.>

  3. Teach relaxation techniques.
    R / Reduced perception of pain.

  4. Collaboration of analgesics.
    R / Reduced pain can be done by giving oral or systemic analgesics, in a broad spectrum / specific.

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