Problem Identified: Risk for Infection
- Risk for Infection related to inadequate primary defenses
- Risk for Infection related to invasive procedures
- Risk for Infection related to surgical incision
After 8 hours of giving nursing interventions and health teachings, the client will be able to identify behaviors and practices to prevent and reduce the risk for infection.
After 3 days of giving nursing interventions, the client will achieve timely wound healing, free of signs of infection and inflammation, purulent drainage, erythema, and fever.
Reference: Doenges, M. E., Moorehouse, M. F., Murr, A. C. (2009). Nursing Care Plans: Guidelines for Individualizing Client Care Across the Life Span, 8th ed. (p. 346-347, 651-652)