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PRE & POST

OPERATIVE
CARE OF
APPENDECTOMY
Objective
 To prepare patient before go to
surgery
 To reduce patient anxiety before
and after surgery.
 To prevent complication after
surgery.
 Give health education for patient
to continue normal lifestyle.
INTRODUCTION
APPENDIX
Is a small, fingerlike or worm like
tube located where the large &
small intestine join.

The anatomical name for appendix


is VERMIFORM APPENDIX ( means
worm like appendage )
APPENDICITIS
An inflammation of the
appendix.

APPENDECTOMY
The surgical procedure of
removal of the appendix.
LOCATION OF
APPENDIX
LAPAROSCOPIC
APPENDECTOMY
PRE OPERATIVE
CARE
Assess patient database
Activity/rest
Circulation
Food/fluid
Pain/discomfort
Respiration
Allergic
Consent inform must be sign.
Administer IV line as ordered.
NBM patient 6 – 8 hour
Skin preparation – shaving
(nipple line to mid-thigh)
Psychological support –
encourage to ventilate feelings.
Diagnostic test
Blood test
Chest x-ray/abdominal x-ray
Ultrasound
Ct scan
ECG
POST OPERATIVE
CARE
Monitor vital sign.
Assess level of consciousness.
Assess bleeding at wound site.
Give clear fluid for first POD.
Monitor for infection and any
complication at the wound incision.
Administer IV prophylaxis
antibiotics as ordered.
Maintain aseptic technique during
dressing.
Encourage patient to do ROM
exercise.
Health Education.(Discharge)
Advice patient to take antibiotics
medication completely.
Avoid patient to carry heavy thing.
Advice patient to check any abnormal
at site of wound incision such as
redness, swelling, discharge or fever
and come immediately to hospital.
Refferances

• http://www.surgerychannel.com
/appendectomy
• http://www.scribd.com
• http://www.medinda.net
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