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Anxiety and Self-Esteem Disturbances related to Nasal Cavity Cancer

Nursing Care Plan for Nasal Cavity Cancer

Nursing Diagnosis for Nasal Cavity Cancer : Anxiety related to a crisis situation (malignancy), the threat of change in health status-social-economic, function-role changes, changes in social interaction, the threat of death, separation from family.

Nursing Interventions :
  1. Orient the client and the people closest to routine procedures and activities are expected.
  2. Exploration client anxiety and provide feedback.
  3. Emphasize that anxiety is a common problem experienced by many people in the client's current situation.
  4. Allow clients accompanied by a family (significant others) during the phase of anxiety and maintain tranquility of the surroundings.
  5. Collaboration of sedative drugs.
  6. Monitor and record verbal and non-verbal responses that show the client's anxiety.

Rational :
  1. Precise information about the situation faced by the clients can reduce anxiety / foreign flavor to the surrounding environment and help the clients to anticipate and accept the situation.
  2. Identify trigger factors / ballast anxiety problems and offering solutions that can be done by the client.
  3. Indicate that anxiety is normal and not only experienced by the client only in the hope the client can understand and accept his condition.
  4. Mobilize support system, prevent feelings of isolation and reduce anxiety.
  5. Reduce anxiety, ease of rest.
  6. Assessing the development of the client's problem.


Nursing Diagnosis for Nasal Cavity Cancer : Self-Esteem Disturbances related to deformity of the body due to malignancy, effects of radiotherapy / chemotherapy.

Nursing Interventions :
  1. Discuss with the client and family influence diagnosis and treatment of the client's personal life and work activities.
  2. Explain the side effects of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy are to be anticipated by the client.
  3. Discuss on problem-solving efforts in the client's changing role of the family and community associated with the disease.
  4. Thank difficulty client adaptation to the problems faced by the client and inform the possible need for psychological counseling
  5. Evaluation of the support system that can help the client (family, relatives, social organization, spiritual leaders)
  6. Evaluation of the symptoms of hopelessness, helplessness, denial of treatment and feelings of worthlessness that show impaired self-esteem the client.

Rational :
  1. Assist the client and the family understand the problems he faced as a first step problem-solving process.
  2. Anticipated therapeutic effect further facilitate the process of adaptation to the client's problems that may arise.
  3. Changes in health status that brings change socio-economic status-role-function is a problem that often occurs on the client malignancy.
  4. Inform alternative professional counseling that may be taken in solving client problems.
  5. Identify sources of support that may be used in alleviating the problem the client.
  6. Assessing the development of the client's problem.

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