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NURSING PROCESS: Patient Care Plan for Dysrhythmias

Assessment Health history Social Habits Psychosocial assessment Physical assessment Coexisting conditions: Heart disease Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Prescription and over-thecounter medications Clinical manifestations: Syncope Dizziness Fatigue Chest discomfort Nursing Diagnosis Expected Outcomes/Evaluation Maintain adequate cardiac output Free of clinical manifestations Reduced anxiety Verbalizes understanding of disorder and treatments Interventions Monitoring and managing the dysrhythmia Finding the cause Reducing risk factors through patient teaching Controlling incidence Minimizing anxiety Promoting home and communitybased care

Alteration in Tissue Perfusion Altered Cardiac Output Anxiety related to fear of the unknown Knowledge Deficit related to dysrhythmias and their treatment