10. appendicitis Assessment, dx, med management, nursing intervention
- o assessment: anorexia, diffused abd pain, tenderness the localize in the RLQ at mcburney's point, rebound tenderness, decre bowel sounds, N/V fever
- o dx, incr wbc, incre immature, CT. cxr to r/o pneumonia
- o med manage: appendetomy, antibiotic, IVF
- o nursing intervetion:
- o - post op: position in semi fowler's or r side lying to decr pain, monitor drains, NG tube to lower wall suction, oral nutrition when bowel sounds return, antibiotics and pain meds.