A Case Study Of A Baby A. J.
He is on a liquid vitamin that is put in his bottle one time a day in the morning. I have come up with the following NANDAS for baby A.J. Ineffective breathing pattern related to respiratory muscle fatigue. Nursing interventions would be assess the frequency and pattern of breath. The nurse should note the presence of apnea, the frequency change of heart muscle tone and skin color. The nurse should also preform cardiac and respiratory monitoring continuously. One of the baby’s goals is to outgrow his apnea of prematurity. After birth a NANDA would be Imbalanced nutrition, less than body requirements related to baby’s preterm state. Nursing interventions for this would be review the signs of hypoglycemia, give appropriate medication electrolyte supplements, and monitor laboratory tests as indicated. A.J. is now bottle feeding his mother’s pumped breast milk Q3. He feeds well and is gaining weight