Identify multidimensional nursing care strategies for clients with reproductive system disorders.
You work in a gynecological office, and your office has been asked to participate in a women’s health fair. The focus of the fair is health promotion. Preventative screening for female reproductive disorders is vital to identify and treat rapidly to produce the best patient outcomes. Preventative screening includes mammogram and Pap smear and should be performed based on recommended age and associated risk factors. To promote preventative screening, your office will be creating brochures to distribute at the health fair.
Instructions To achieve the best patient outcomes, preventative screening for female reproductive disorders is critical. Preventative screening includes mammograms and Pap smears, which should be done based on the recommended age and risk factors. Your office will be creating brochures to distribute at the health fair to promote preventative screening.
Design a women’s health brochure about Toxic Shock Syndrome. In the brochure, include the following:
Overview of the disease including disease process, signs and symptoms, and risk factors
Multidimensional nursing care interventions
Toxic Shock Syndrome
Toxic shock syndrome is an infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus, which can result from menstruation and tampon use. Exotoxins produced by the bacteria cross into the blood stream from insertion or prolonged use of a tampon. Onset is generally five days after the start of menstruation.
Risk Factors for Toxic Shock Syndrome
Use of highly-absorbency tampons
History of use of diaphragm
Use of contraceptive sponges
Deep skin infection
Signs and Symptoms of Toxic Shock Syndrome
Elevated liver enzymes
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