Nursing Interventions for Fatigue


Definitions:

Setting the energy used to prevent fatigue and to function optimistic.


Activity:
  • Determine the patient's physical limitations.
  • Determine the patient's perception / significant other about the causes of fatigue.
  • Verbalize feelings about the limitations (or help patients explore feelings).
  • Determine the cause of fatigue (eg, treatment, and pain medication).
  • Decide what and how much activity is needed to build patience.
  • Observe nutrition to prove adequate energy sources.
  • Consultation with a dietitian about ways to improve the delivery of high-energy intake.
  • Observe patients for evidence of physical limitations and emotional exhaustion.
  • Observe the response of respiratory, cardiac, activity (eg, tachycardia, heart rhythm disturbances, dyspnea, diaphoresis, pallor, hemodynamic pressure, respiratory range).
  • Observe the patient's sleep patterns and hours of sleep.
  • Observe the location and place of discomfort / pain during activity.
  • Reduce the physical discomfort that can be associated with cognitive function and the observation / activity settings.
  • Set limits with hyperactivity when it relates to other people / patients themselves.
  • Limit environmental stimuli (eg, light and sound) for relaxation facilities.
  • Limit the number and disturbance by visitors if they want / need
  • Encourage adequate rest / limit activities (eg. Improving long sleep).
  • Offer alternative breaks and periodic activities.
  • Arrange physical activity to reduce the oxygen supply competition for vital organ function (eg, avoiding the ordinary activities after eating).
  • Use motion exercises (passive - active) to raise (increase) muscle strain.
  • Provide activities to explain the relaxation
  • Nap, if necessary.
  • Guided patients to schedule periodic breaks.
  • Avoid maintenance activities during scheduled breaks.
  • Plan activities for the time when the patient has optimal energy.
  • Help the patient sit beside the bed if it is not able to walk.
  • Guided patients with tertatur physical activity (eg walking, moving, back and forth, and self-care).
  • Observe effort and stimulus effects and depression.
  • Show physical activity (eg Moving / daily activities, consistent with the patient's source of energy).
  • Note the patient's response to oxygen (eg pulse rate, heart rhythm, respiration number) for personal care / nursing activities.
  • Teach the patient and the nearest treatment techniques which will reduce oxygen consumption (eg self-observation techniques funds to carry out daily activities)
  • Instruct the patient / person closest to recognize the signs and symptoms of fatigue which require more energy in the activity.
  • Instruct the patient / person closest to inform health care available when signs and symptoms have been seen.
  • Guided patients untukmengerti conservation principle (consumption) of energy (eg, the need for limited activity / sleep).
  • Guided Management to exercise the patient can be shown (in practice) family and friends at home to prevent and reduce fatigue.
  • Teach organizational and technical activities set time to prevent fatigue.
  • Help the patient in determining the priority activities for the energy levels of accommodation.
  • Help the patient and the goals terdekatuntuk activities undertaken.
  • Help the patient identify preferred activities.
  • Instruct the patient to choose activities that are build tranquility.
  • Guided patients to limit daily sleep by doing activities that make awake, if necessary.
  • Evaluation of the program increases in activity levels.
  • Guided patients to pay attention to themselves by developing and using written notes caloric intake and energy expenditure.

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