Nursing & Primary Care


Nursing Experience of a Home-Based Patient with Fear of Medical Procedures During Urinary Catheterization

Lin Wang, Ruiying Huang, Jiali Chen, Yanying Zhu, Weiju Chen.

Objective: To summarize the nursing experience of a home-based patient with fear of medical operation during insertion of ureter.

Methods: The home visiting nurses carefully observed and comprehensively assessed the patient’s condition, excluded other confounding factors, and promptly identified the patient’s fear of medical procedures.

Results: The process of reinsertion went smoothly and the patient did not complain of pain. The patient and her family expressed satisfaction.

Conclusion: Nurses’ nursing activities in the home environment carry certain unknown medical risks. Nurses need to assess patients thoroughly, identify problems and take interventions in time to prevent undesirable conditions.

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