The purpose of this case study is to demonstrate how nurses who work with Haitian children and families can use NANDA-I (diagnosis), the Nursing Outcomes Classification, and the Nursing Interventions Classification to assist a 10-year-old child with symptoms of vaginitis.DATA SOURCES:
The case study derives from the author's experience and literature sources.DATA SYNTHESIS:
This case study demonstrates a nurse's clinical decision making while providing care to a 10-year-old girl with symptoms of vaginitis.CONCLUSIONS:
Increased knowledge and awareness about appropriate health behaviors can increase patients’ power and enable them to freely act and adopt health behaviors to improve health outcomes.IMPLICATIONS for NURSING:
Placing patients at the center of the nursing process and partnering with patients to plan and develop interventions enable them to take actions and improve health outcomes.