Nursing Care Plan for Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is a state of bacterial infection in the urinary tract. (Enggram, Barbara, 1998)
Signs and Symptoms of Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Signs and symptoms of UTI: at the bottom are:
- Pain is often, and a burning sensation when urinating.
- Spasame the bladder and suprapubic area.
- Back pain can occur.
- Pelvic pain and waist.
- Pain when urinating.
- Nausea and vomiting.
Pain is reduced / lost during and after urination.
1. Monitor discoloration of urine, urination pattern monitor, input and output every 8 hours and monitor the results of urinalysis reset
Rational: to identify indications of progress or deviations from expected results
2. Make a note of the location, the length of the intensity scale (1-10) pain.
Rational: help evaluate the site of obstruction and cause pain
3. Provide convenient measures, such as massage.
Rational: increase relaxation, decrease muscle tension.
4. Provide perineal care
Rationale: to prevent contamination of the urethra
5. If dipaang catheter, catheter care 2 times per day.
Rational: Catheter provides the bacteria to enter the bladder and urinary tract to ride.
6. Distract the nice things
Rational: relaxation, avoid too feel the pain.