An increase in neutrophil count.
An increase in hematocrit.
An increase in platelet count.
An increase in serum iron.
Increased clotting time.
Observe for evidence of spontaneous bleeding.
Limit visitors to family only.
Give aspirin in case of headaches.
Impose immune precautions.
Low serum albumin.
Change the disposable mask immediately after use.
Change gloves immediately after use.
Minimize patient contact.
Minimize conversation with the patient.
We will bring in books and magazines for entertainment.
We will bring in personal care items for comfort.
We will bring in fresh flowers to brighten the room.
We will bring in family pictures and get well cards.
Over 60 years.
Painful cervical lymph nodes.
Night sweats and fatigue.
Nausea and vomiting.
Warn the patient to stay very still because the smallest movement will increase her pain.
Encourage the family to stay in the room for the procedure.
Stay with the patient and focus on slow. deep breathing for relaxation.
Delay the procedure to allow the patient to deal with her feelings.