Nursing care plan in premature with hyaline membrane disease
Authors: Juliana Gómez Avila
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Hyaline membrane disease is a common cause of respiratory distress syndrome in the preterm newborn. A careplanwascarriedoutthroughnursing interventionstoa31-weekprematureinfantwho entered the neonatal intensive care unit because of hyaline membrane disease. NANDAdomain titration was applied, with the following significant diagnoses “00032Ineffectiverespiratorypattern”,“00030 Impaired gas exchange”, “00107 Ineffective feeding patternoftheinfant”,“00132Acutepain”and “000126Poorknowledge”.Thus,nursing interventions were applied according to the taxonomy of nursing diagnoses, interventions and outcomes. Oxygentherapywasoneofthemainnursing interventions that were applied with the continuous positive pressure technique in the nasal airway. Anon-invasive way of covering the need for ventilation in the premature. As a result, FiO2 decreased from 30% to 25%, improving its respiratory pattern. The aspect of goodcommunicationbetweenthenurseandthe patient's mother was fundamental in order to reassure her tense state and increase her level of knowledge, thus finding emotional support within the hospital.