Dengue is transmitted by several species of mosquito within the genus Aedes, principally A. aegypti.
- Sudden, high fever
- Severe joint and muscle pain
- Severe headaches
- Pain behind the eyes
- Skin rash, which appears two to five days after the onset of fever
- Mild bleeding (such a nose bleed, bleeding gums, or easy bruising)
Nursing Diagnosis and Nursing Intervention for Dengue Fever
1. Deficient Fluid volume : less than body requirements related to increased capillary permeability, bleeding, vomiting and fever.
- Body fluid volume adequat
- Body fluid volume returned to normal
- Assess the general state and condition of the patient
- Observation of vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiratory rate)
- Observation for signs of dehydration
- Observation drip infusion and intravenous needle insertion site
- Balance of fluid (the fluid input and out put)
- Give the patient and family encourage patients to drink a lot
- Instruct the patient's family to replace the patient's clothing is wet with sweat.
- dengue virus infection process
- Hypertermia can be resolved
- Body temperature returned to normal
- Observation of vital signs, especially temperature
- Give a cold compress (plain water) on the forehead and armpits
- Change clothes soaked with sweat
- Encourage the family to put on clothing that can absorb sweat like cotton.
- Encourage the family to provide drinking lots of approximately 1500 to 2000 cc per day.
- Collaboration with doctors in the provision Therapy, febrifuge.