Nursing Intervention for Angina Pectoris

Nursing Intervention for Angina Pectoris

Angina pectoris
is chest pain caused by myocardial ischemia and temporary or reversible.

Angina pectoris is a chronic syndrome in which the client had an attack of typical chest pain is like a button, or feel heavy in the chest that sometimes spreads to the left arm which arise at the time and soon lost when the activity stops. (Prof. Dr. Sjaifoellah H. M. Noer, 1996)

Angina pectoris is a term used to describe the type of discomfort that are usually located in the region retrosternum. (Practical Guide Cardiovascular)

Nursing Diagnosis for angina pectoris

1. Acute pain related to myocardial ischemic

Nursing Intervention :
  • Assess the factors that aggravate the pain.
  • Put the client on bed rest during episodes of angina (the first 24-30 hours) with a semi-Fowler position.
  • Observation of vital signs every 5 minutes every attack of angina.
  • Create a calm environment, limit the visitor when necessary.
  • Give soft foods and let the client rest 1 hour after meals.
  • Stay with clients who are experiencing pain or anxious.
  • Teach distraction and relaxation techniques.
  • Collaboration treatment.

2. Activity intolerance related to decreased cardiac output

Nursing Intervention :
  • Maintain bed rest in a comfortable position.
  • Provide adequate rest periods, aids in the fulfillment of self-care activities as indicated.
  • Note skin color and pulse quality.
  • Increase client activity on a regular basis.
  • ECG Monitor with frequently.