- Subjective symptoms: complaints of headache, anorexia and malese.
- On the skin and mucous membrane: lesions in various stages of development: from erythematous macules that appear for 4-5 days and then quickly become vesicles and crusting that began in the body and spread sentrifubal prominent and extremities. Lesions may also occur in the mucosa, palate and konjunctiva.
- Temperature: fever may occur between 38-39 C
Nursing Diagnosis for Varicella Zoster virus
1. Impaired skin integrity related to trauma
2. Acute pain related to damage to the skin / tissue
3. Risk for Infection related to damage skin protection
4. Knowledge deficient related to incorrect interpretation of information
Nursing interventions for Varicella Zoster virus
Impaired skin integrity related to trauma
- Encourage regular bathing
- Avoid scratching the lesions
- Use a soft clothes
Acute pain related to damage to the skin / tissue
- Use a powder analgesic and anti-pruritic.
- Keep the room temperature is still cool with adequate moisture.
Risk for Infection related to damage skin protection
- Perform isolation (strict isolation):
Strict isolation procedures:
- Single room: the door should always be closed. Clients who become infected by the same organism can be placed in the same room.
- Use masks, special clothing, and gloves for all those who come into the room.
- Always wash your hands after touching the client or objects that may be contaminated, and before giving the action to other clients.
- All contaminated items disposed of or put into a special place and labeled prior to decontamination or reprocessed back
Knowledge deficient related to incorrect interpretation of information
- Teach the parents in the treatment of children in ruamah on things above.
- Explain that fever d apat treated with tepid sponge bath did.
- Explain that the use of medication must be in accordance with doctor's instructions.