What are the indications for a hysterectomy in the client who has fibromas?
Severe menorrhagia leading to anemia, severe dysmenorrhea requiring narcotic analgesics, severe uterine enlargement causing pressure on other organs, severe low back and pelvic pain
List the symptoms and conditions associated with cystocele
incontinence/stress incontinence, urinary retention, and recurrent bladder infections.Conditions associated with cystocele include multiparity, trauma in childbirth, and aging
What are the most important nursing interventions for the postoperative client who has had a hysterectomy with an A&P repair?
Avoid rectal temps and/or rectal manipulation; manage pain; and encourage early ambulation
Describe the priority nursing care for the client who has had radiation implants
Do not permit pregnant visitors/caretakers in room.Discourage visits by small children.Confine client to room. RN must wear radiation badge. RN limits time in room.Keep supplies and equipment within client’s reach
What screening tool is used to detect cervical cancer
What are the American Cancer Society’s recommendations for women ages 30 to 70 with three consecutive normal results
Women ages 30 to 70 with 3 consecutive normal results may have pap smear every 2 to 3 years