Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Nursing Diagnosis for ARDS

• Ineffective airway clearance related to excessive secretions as evidence by innefective or absent cough
• Impaired gas exchange related alveolar hypoventilation as evidenced by hypoxemia an or hypercapnia
• Anxiety related to hypoxemia
• Risk for decreased cardiac output related to mechanical ventilation
• Risk for injury related to endotracheal intubation

(Lewis, et. al 2007 pg 1807-1809)

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