You are the nurse caring for a 66-year-old female client with complaints of lower abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and a low-grade fever over the past two days who is admitted to the medical-surgical unit with the diagnosis of urinary tract infection (UTI). The client’s family reported the client was confused and incontinent with urine that had a “strong odor.” The client is on a clear liquid diet and has an intravenous infusion of lactated Ringer’s solution at 50 ml/hour.
NUR2349 Professional Nursing I
Module 03 Written Assignment – Care Plan
Student Name: __________________________
Client Gender: ____________ Client Age: ________
Client Diagnosis: __________________________________________________________________________________________________
|Assessment data for Nursing Diagnosis||Nursing Diagnosis (3)||Expected Outcomes with Indicators(1 per Nursing Diagnosis)||Nursing Interventions(2 per Expected Outcome)||Evidence-based Rationale for each Nursing Intervention (Cited/referenced)||Evaluation(How do you know it worked?)|
Respond to this critical thinking question:
Describe how altered urinary elimination can affect the integumentary system?
Support your response with evidence from credible sources.