Journal of Advanced Practices in Nursing

ISSN: 2573-0347

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Management of a Patient with Glenn Shunt


Mayur Mandawkar*, Priyanka S Meshram and Aniket Pathade

Introduction: The Glenn and Fontan procedures are still the two most popular operations for those with a single ventricle. Some people may be difficult to treat because of their cardiopulmonary anatomy. This article describes the Glenn shunt procedure in a patient with a single pulmonary artery and a hereditary lung. Main diagnosis, therapeutic intervention, and outcome: After a physical examination and inquiry, the doctor diagnosed the patient with Ischemic Stroke and prescribed analgesics to relieve the pain. Antipyretic medications are used to lower fever. Therapeutic intervention: This patient was administered Glenn shunt antipyretics for 7 days, including Tab. paracetamol 500 mg (BD), Inj. Ceftriaxone 1 gm IV (BD), Inj. Pantoprazole 40 Mg iv (OD), and Inj. Ondansetron 4MG iv (TDS). Outcome: The patient was given medications prescribed by the doctor, such as paracetamol. In addition, the patient's condition improved as a result of the medical treatment. The patient's problems had subsided, and he was in better shape. Nursing perspectives: - DNS and RL were used to administer fluid replenishment. Check vital signs and blood pressure every hour. Maintaining the patient's intake and output chart, as well as ensuring that he or she gets enough rest and sleep. Administered drugs as directed by the doctor. Because the patient had a fever, he was given hydrotherapy. Conclusion: The patient was hospitalized to A.V.B.R.H. with bradycardia, exhaustion, weakness, gait trouble, impaired balance and coordination, fever, chills, headache, and other symptoms. In this case of heart illness, the patient received the necessary treatment and medication. The patient's health has improved.


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