Nursing interventions to prevent neuropsychologic complications

    • Nursing interventions to prevent neuropsychologic complications
      • Monitor oxygen levels with pulse oximetry
      • Oxygen therapy
      • Pain management
        • Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA)
      • Reversal agents (Phase I)
      • Assess for anxiety and depression
      • Alcohol protocols
    • Neuropsychologic nursing diagnosis
      • Acute confusion related to hypoxia, postoperative cognitive dysfunction, delirium
      • Anxiety related to change in health status, hospital environment
      • Disturbed body image related to loss of body part(s), function
      • Disturbed sleep pattern related to pain, hospital environment
    • Alterations in temperature postoperative complications
      • Hypothermia/ shivering
      • Fever
      • Malignant hyperthermia
        • Passive warming
        • Active warming
      • Oxygen therapy
    • Altered temperature nursing diagnosis
      • Hypothermia related to long surgical procedures, prolonged use of anesthetics
      • Hyperthermia related to hypermetabolic state, infection
      • Risk for imbalanced body temperature
      • Risk for perioperative hypothermia