Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Nursing Diagnosis

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Here are some possible nursing diagnoses for a patient with pelvic inflammatory disease (PID):

  1. Altered comfort related to pelvic pain and discomfort
  2. Risk for infection related to microorganisms in the reproductive tract
  3. Deficient knowledge about PID and its management
  4. Ineffective health maintenance related to lack of adherence to treatment regimen
  5. Risk for infertility related to damage to reproductive organs from PID
  6. Altered sexual function related to pelvic pain and discomfort
  7. Altered nutrition: less than body requirements related to decreased appetite and nausea
  8. Fatigue related to systemic infection and body's response to infection
  9. Sleep disturbance related to pelvic pain and discomfort.
  10. Risk for fluid and electrolyte imbalances related to infection and use of antibiotics
  11. Impaired tissue integrity related to inflammation and infection of reproductive organs
  12. Ineffective coping related to living with a chronic condition
  13. Decreased self-esteem related to changes in sexual function and body image
  14. Decreased community participation related to pain and discomfort.
  15. Altered body image related to changes in reproductive organs and function
  16. Altered family dynamics related to caring for a family member with a chronic condition
  17. Inadequate family support related to managing the condition
  18. Decreased social interaction related to pain and discomfort
  19. Risk for depression related to living with a chronic condition and limitations in physical and social activities
  20. Impaired skin integrity related to repeated abdominal and pelvic exams.
  21. Sleep disturbance related to pain or discomfort
  22. Decreased physical fitness related to pain and discomfort
  23. Altered bowel elimination related to pelvic pain and discomfort
  24. Risk for trauma related to repeated abdominal and pelvic exams
  25. Ineffective health maintenance related to lack of follow-up appointments or ignoring symptoms.

It's important for the nurse to address the physical and emotional impact that PID can have on the patient's life and provide support and resources as needed. The nurse can provide information on support groups, refer the patient to a mental health professional for further counseling, and work with the patient and their family to develop a plan for managing the condition and maintaining a good quality of life. Regular monitoring and reassessment is crucial in providing comprehensive and effective care for a patient with PID.

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