What actions should be implemented to decrease anxiety in Eva and her mother?
September 17, 2022
What actions should be implemented to decrease anxiety in Eva and her mother?What actions should be implemented to decrease anxiety in Eva and her mother?We have two student responses. Each response must include specific examples from simulation feedback, class content or clinical experience.Each response about 2 paragraphs.Discussion Questions:Student 11) What actions should be implemented to decrease anxiety in Eva and her mother?Experiencing an event that would cause hospitalization is bound to be a very stressful event that would lead to an increase in Eva and hermothers anxiety. The first thing that can be done to decrease anxiety would be to provide a calm environment and speak to the patient andfamily in a calm manner as well. It is also important to educate and inform the patient about their situation and why they are in thehospital. Eva and her mother should also be informed about the plan of care and what interventions will most likely be implemented. Lettingboth Eva and her mother know that all of their health care providers are solely focused on helping Eva get better will also help decreaseanxiety. Because Eva is a preschooler it is possible that she may think that her illness is some sort of punishment for something bad shedid. Eva needs to be informed that her illness is in no relation to whatever action she may believe to have caused it.2.) What role do you feel Evas mother has as a member of her health care team?As a member of Evas health care team I feel that Evas mother has one of the most important roles in regards to Evas treatment and well-being. Because Eva is only 5 years old, Evas mother is the primary decision maker for her daughter regarding her care. Additionally, asidefrom Eva herself, her mother knows the most about her daughter, providing essential information to her health care providers. One finalimportant role of Evas mother would be a support system for her daughter. Separation anxiety is still a concern in preschoolers and havingthe presence of her mother by her side would significantly reduce Evas fear and anxiety during such a stressful time.3.) When initiating a fluid bolus for a dehydrated child, what type of fluid should be given and why?When giving an IV fluid bolus normal saline or lactated Ringers solution is given over 20 mL/kg. This bolus can be given multiple times andonce the childs hydration status has improved ORT can be started afterwards at 100 mL/kg over 2-4 hrs (James, Nelson,