Nursing Issue – (swollen abdomen and reduced appetite)
This is the body of the poster. For nursing issues you must include:
1) Clearly identify and state the nursing issue, and provide the most relevant assessment data from the case scenario to support your claim.
2) Comprehensively justify why this nursing issue is your primary concern. Your justification should be based on current evidence-based literature.
You could use any of the following criteria to help prioritise your significant nursing issues: ? Severity of issue – e.g. life-threatening,
? Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs,
? Patient’s preference,
? The effects of this nursing issue on the patient’s functional status and quality of life
o please refer to Miller’s Functional Consequences Theory (for older adults only). 3) Ensure you have your nursing issues in an appropriate order to demonstrate your