Fine needle aspiration.
“Keep the stoma uncovered.”
“Keep the stoma dry.”
“Have a family member perform stoma care initially until you get used to the procedure.”
“Keep the stoma moist.”
Urine output of 400 ml in 8 hours
Serum potassium level of 3.6 mEq/L
Blood pressure of 120/64 to 130/72 mm Hg
Dry oral mucous membranes and cracked lips
Areas of thickness or fullness.
Changes from previous self-examinations.
Onset of sporadic sexual activity at age 17
Spontaneous abortion at age 19
Pregnancy complicated with eclampsia at age 27
Human papillomavirus infection at age 32
Cytarabine (ara-C. cytosine arabinoside [Cytosar-U])
Thioguanine (6-thioguanine. 6-TG)
Leucovorin (citrovorum factor or folinic acid [Wellcovorin])
Perform breast self-examination annually.
Have a mammogram annually.
Have a hormonal receptor assay annually.
Have a physician conduct a clinical examination every 2 years.
Chronic ache or pain
Administering aspirin if the temperature exceeds 102° F (38.8° C)
Inspecting the skin for petechiae once every shift
Providing for frequent rest periods
Placing the client in strict isolation