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A patient has become very depressed postoperatively after receiving colostomy for GI cancer. He does not participate in his colostomy care or look at the stoma. An appropriate nursing diagnosis for this situation is:



A. Ineffective Individual Coping
B. Knowledge Deficit
C. Impaired Adjustment
D. Anxiety

This question is part of Digestive & Gastrointestinal System Disorders | NCLEX Quiz 87
Asked by Santepro, Last updated: Jul 08, 2020

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Answered Oct 14, 2017

Ineffective Individual Coping

The patient is dealing with a disturbance in self-concept and difficulty coping with the newly established stoma.
 

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