Nursing Intervention in prevention of sepsis in post-operative unit
Mtebe, Chrispine; CK, Nischel (2019)
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The aim of the thesis was to provide information to nurses to prevent the risk of sepsis in postoperative ward. The purpose of the literature review was to provide relevant infor-mation to reduce risk of sepsis and prevention of it in postoperative unit. The research was done using literature review method and the articles were used for this study were retrieved from Cinahl and Pubmed. The appropriate article was chosen based on the titles, abstracts, published year and full text which answered the research question. Con-tent analysis was applied. For the selection of the articles that are used for the study the in-clusion and exclusion criteria were used. The 10 articles were chosen to be reviewed, after that it was categorized into the main theme and subcategory. The three main themes: Tracking the patients, diagnosed with sepsis and its treatment and monitoring carefully patients’ early signs of sepsis. In conclusion during this study, post-operative unit nurses have great responsibility where nurses should play vital role to detect the signs of sepsis. Tracking the patients to prevent the sepsis. Follow evidence-based guidelines and monitoring patients’ early signs of sepsis.