Nursing Care Plan for Atrial Fibrillation

Nursing Care Plan for Atrial Fibrillation

  • Monitor cardiac rhythm as indicated.
  • Promote bedrest with head of the bed elevated to 45 degree.
  • Monitor blood pressure,apical pluse,peripheral pulese.
  • Assess patient respirations by observing respiratory rate and depth and use of accessory muscles.
  • Observe patient for restlessness, agitation, confusion and (late stages) lethargy
  • Monitor mental status changes.
  • Observe patient for sleep apnea
  • Monitor patient intake output and maintain chart qh
  • Assess peripheral pulses
  • Monitor skin changes color,moisture,temperature and capillary refill time
  • Give Oxygen as per needed

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