High risk for spread of infection related to susceptible host, infectious agents and secretion of microorganisms from the infected individual.Patient goals :
1) Client will not spread the disease.
2) Others will not become infected.
– Institute appropriate infection control practices. (Isolation of client, disinfection of articles used by the client, disinfection and proper disposal of bodily secretions, food and water hygiene, control of animal vectors)
– Teach appropriate disinfection and sterilization techniques for home.
– Provide prophylactic treatment for contacts at risk. (Give specific immunoglobulin or antibiotic)
– Organize public education programs in cases of epidemics.
– Give vaccination to all high risk categories.
High risk for complications related to low immunity and immobility.
Client will not exhibit evidence of complications.
– Ensure compliance with the therapeutic regimen (bed rest, antiviral
therapy, antibiotics, adequate hydration)
– Do not give aspirin to children in order to prevent Reye syndrome.
– Monitor temperature and prevent febrile seizures.
– Maintain good body hygiene.
– Offer small frequent sips of fluids.
Alteration in comfort, pain related to skin lesions or myalgia.
Patient goal :
Client will exhibit minimal evidence of discomfort.
– Use cool mist vaporizer, gargles and lozenges.
– Apply petroleum gel to chapped lips and nares.
– Cleanse eyes with normal saline to remove secretions and crust.
– Keep skin clean.
– Enhance oral hygiene.
– Keep the child in a cool room.
– Give cool baths and apply calamine lotion to skin.
– Give analgesics, antipyretics and antipruritics pm.
Impaired social interaction related to isolation from peers.
Client will demonstrate understanding of restrictions.
– Explain the reason for confinement and any specific precautions to be taken.
– Allow the child to play with gloves, mask and gown.
– Provide diversional activities and play within permissible limits .
Functional disease of the sebaceous glands, marked by increase in the amount and often quantity of their secretions, resulting in excessive oiliness of the skin.
Inflammation of the skin evidence by itching, redness and various stages of skin lesions.
Redness of the skin as a result of dilatation and congestion of the superficial capillaries.
Small solid raised skin lesion, less than 1 cm in diameter e.g. non-pustular acne.
A circumscribed area of pathologically altered tissue. OR Any visible abnormality of the skin
Pertaining to the skin
A solidified, hard outer layer formed by drying of bodily exudates.
Hereditary tendency to develop immediate allergic reaction such as a topic dermatitis, because of the presence of an antibody in the skin or blood stream.
Allergic reaction of infants to specific allergens whether ingested, inhaled or in contact with the skin.